Pulmonary Medicine

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Published:
August 19, 2014
Editor(s):
Harry Salem, Sidney A. Katz
The lungs provide a significant opportunity for the introduction of both therapeutic and toxic chemicals into the human body. In occupational and domestic environments, hazardous chemicals can enter the body through the lungs via gases, aerosols, and particulates from natural and anthropogenic 
Published:
June 23, 2014
Editor(s):
Sunit K. Singh
Using a multidisciplinary approach, Human Respiratory Viral Infections is set at the level between the definitive reference work and an essential clinical manual. Exploring recent advances in human respiratory viral research, the text builds on the basic sciences of epidemiology, virology, 
Published:
June 04, 2014
Author(s):
Sue Copley, David M. Hansell, Jeffrey P. Kanne
The chest radiograph is a ubiquitous, first-line investigation and accurate interpretation is often difficult. Radiographic findings may lead to the use of more sophisticated imaging techniques, such as multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) and positive emission tomography. Containing 100 
Published:
May 28, 2014
Editor(s):
Claire L. Tobin, Y C Gary Lee, Fergus Gleeson, Najib Rahman, David Feller-Kopman
With a large volume of ultrasound images, video clips, and teaching videos, this print and interactive digital book provides a practical guide for all those undertaking pleural ultrasound investigations and procedures. Containing instructions for clinical practice, the book will help you to: 
Published:
April 30, 2014
Editor(s):
Peter D O Davies, Stephen B Gordon, Geraint Davies
Completely updated and revised, Clinical Tuberculosis continues to provide the TB practitioner—whether in public health, laboratory science or clinical practice—with a synoptic and definitive account of the latest methods of diagnosis, treatment and control of this challenging and debilitating 
Published:
February 06, 2014
Editor(s):
Jonathan A. Bernstein, Mark L. Levy
Enormous progress in asthma research has been made in the past 50 years, including a greater understanding of its complex pathogenesis and new and more effective therapies. Consequently, the scientific literature has grown vast and can be difficult to integrate. With contributions from a 
Published:
January 20, 2014
Editor(s):
Donald A. Mahler, Denis E. O'Donnell
With the high prevalence of chronic pulmonary diseases, including asthma, COPD, and interstitial lung disease, physicians need to recognize the cause of dyspnea and know how to treat it so that patients can cope effectively with this distressing symptom. Detailing recent developments and treatment 
Published:
July 29, 2013
Editor(s):
Dimitris Tousoulis, Christodoulos Stefanadis
The establishment of precise and reliable biomarker tests for the early stages of cardiovascular disease is of great importance and can be the cornerstone in the prevention of future cardiovascular disease (CVD). Furthermore, some biomarkers may provide important information concerning the 
Published:
May 10, 2013
Editor(s):
Jean-Luc Malo, Moira Chan-Yeung, David I. Bernstein
Occupational factors are responsible for a large percentage of cases of asthma in adults of working age. Any irritant generated at high concentrations can cause occupational asthma, and early diagnosis is critical because cure is still possible at this stage. This latest edition of Asthma in the 
Published:
February 25, 2013
Author(s):
Paul Jenkins
When a patient presents to the emergency department, in the GP practice, or in the outpatient clinic with a range of clinical signs, the chest x-ray is one of the most valuable diagnostic tools available to the attending physician. Accurate interpretation and understanding of the chest x-ray is 

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