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Principles of Pulmonary Medicine

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Principles of Pulmonary Medicine helps you master the foundations of pulmonary medicine without being overwhelmed! This concise, easy-to-read medical reference book correlates basic science principles with the radiologic, pathologic, and clinical aspects of respiratory disease to provide an integrated, accessible approach to the study of pulmonary medicine.

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Respiratory Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medical Students

Paperback, 416 Pages

Published: June 2013

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-2532-8

Contents

  • 1. Pulmonary Anatomy and Physiology: The Basics

    2. Presentation of the Patient with Pulmonary Disease

    3. Evaluation of the Patient with Pulmonary Disease

    4. Anatomic and Physiologic Aspects of Airways

    5. Asthma

    6. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    7. Miscellaneous Airway Diseases

    8. Anatomic and Physiologic Aspects of the Pulmonary Parenchyma

    9. Overview of Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Diseases

    10. Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Diseases Associated with Known Etiologic Agents

    11. Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Diseases of Unknown Etiology

    12. Anatomic and Physiologic Aspects of the Pulmonary Vasculature

    13. Pulmonary Embolism

    14. Pulmonary Hypertension

    15. Pleural Disease

    16. Mediastinal Disease

    17. Anatomic and Physiologic Aspects of Neural, Muscular, and Chest Wall Interactions with the Lungs

    18. Disorders of Ventilatory Control

    19. Disorders of the Respiratory Pump

    20. Lung Cancer: Etiologic and Pathologic Aspects

    21. Lung Cancer: Clinical Aspects

    22. Lung Defense Mechanisms

    23. Pneumonia

    24. Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacteria

    25. Miscellaneous Infections Due to Fungi and Pneumocystis

    26. Pulmonary Complications in the Immunocompromised Host

    27. Classification and Pathophysiologic Aspects of Respiratory Failure

    28. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    29. Management of Respiratory Failure

    Appendix A: Sample Problems Using Respiratory Equations

    Appendix B: Pulmonary Function Tests: Guidelines for Interpretation and Sample Problems

    Appendix C: Arterial Blood Gases: Guidelines for Interpretation and Sample Problems

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