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Respiratory Disease

Respiratory Disease - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0803613744

Cover of Respiratory Disease 3RD 07 (ISBN 978-0803613744)
ISBN13: 978-0803613744
ISBN10: 0803613741

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Published: 2007
International: No
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Respiratory Disease - 3RD 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0803613744

Robert L. Wilkins, James R. Dexter and Philip M. Gold

ISBN13: 978-0803613744
ISBN10: 0803613741

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

Now edited by a pulmonologist, the third edition of Respiratory Disease: A Case Study Approach to Patient Care is still the most well-written text for students learning to understand the assessment and treatment of patients with respiratory disease. Each chapter begins with a background of selected disorders, followed by a case study with questions and answers designed to stimulate the critical thinking skills of students.

New to this edition are "sidebars" and bulleted chapter summaries. Master pulmonologist, Philip Gold, has been added to the already exceptional author team for this edition.

Key Features

  • Each chapter covers etiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, and treatment
  • New and updated case studies maintain the unique interactive approach of this text and simulate reality by guiding the reader through assessment and treatment
  • Questions the therapist should be asking are strategically placed throughout the case study and followed by possible answers New pedagogical features aid and reinforce comprehension and include chapter objectives, bulleted chapter summaries, and sidebars designed to call out key points and assist the reader in focusing on important issues
  • New appendices detail the standards of care for COPD, TB, and asthma

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