Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323544313

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

1st Edition

Authors: Kevin K Brown Jeffrey Swigris
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323544313
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st August 2018
Page Count: 350
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Description

Designed with the practicing clinician in mind, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis provides a succinct, easy-to-digest overview of this challenging condition in which the cause of thickening lung tissue is unknown. This concise resource by Drs. Kevin K. Brown and Jeff Swigris provides essential information for the physician who sees pulmonary fibrosis patients, including epidemiology, genetics and biomarkers, pathology, diagnosis, disease monitoring, and therapeutics intended to improve the patient’s lifespan and quality of life.

Key Features

  • Covers the process of making the diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, as well as IPF look-alikes: uncharacterized PF, CTD-ILD, and cHP.
  • Details today’s available therapeutics, including Rx, rehabilitation, O2, Tx, and treating comorbidities: OSA, GERD, and PH.
  • Consolidates today’s available information on this timely topic into one convenient resource.

Details

No. of pages:
350
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2019
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323544313

About the Author

Kevin K Brown

Affiliations and Expertise

National Jewish Health

Jeffrey Swigris