Tuberculosis: The Essentials, Fourth Edition
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Interstitial Pulmonary and Bronchiolar Disorders
Anthony J. Hickey, Heidi M. Mansour
March 20, 2019
Inhalation aerosols continue to be the basis for successful lung therapy for several diseases, with therapeutic strategies and the range of technology significantly evolving in recent years. In response, this third edition takes a new approach to reflect the close integration of technology with its...
Jadwiga A. Wedzicha, Fernando J. Martinez
September 10, 2018
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbations covers the definition, diagnosis, epidemiology, mechanisms, and treatment associated with COPD exacerbations. This text also addresses imaging and how it plays a pivotal role in the diagnosis and study of exacerbations. Written by today’s top...
June 07, 2017
Utilizing a syndrome-based approach, Respiratory Infections provides pulmonologists, infectious disease specialists, and immunologists with essential and thorough knowledge of respiratory infections and the multitude of diseases that make us these infections, including pneumonia, tuberculosis, HIV,...
Steven H. Abman
May 31, 2017
Addressing the dramatic number of children diagnosed with bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) in recent years, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia provides pulmonologists, critical care specialists, and pediatricians with up-to-date diagnostic and treatment techniques and therapies to effectively manage all...
Mario C. Raviglione
May 31, 2017
Every second a new person is exposed to tuberculosis (TB). Each untreated TB-infected person will infect 10-15 people every year. Following the success of its predecessor, this new edition of Tuberculosis: The Essentials scrutinizes the new discoveries and observations of the key aspects of the...
Augustine M.K. Choi
May 31, 2017
The only available text to focus primarily on Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS). Thoroughly revised content and ten new chapters provide pulmonologists with the latest developments and applications of pharmacological and mechanical therapies needed to treat the debilitating and difficult...
Julian L. Allen, Howard B. Panitch, Ronald C. Rubenstein
May 31, 2017
The median age of survival for those with cystic fibrosis has risen considerably in recent years. This text thoroughly examines the developments and breakthroughs which have led to this improvement in life expectancy. With a focus on the latest discoveries in the diagnosis and treatment of the...
Allan I. Pack
November 11, 2011
Sleep apnea is a common chronic condition affecting millions of people. Written by a multidisciplinary team including sleep medicine specialists, pulmonologists, scientists, psychiatrists, otorhinolaryngologists, and more, this text provides essential scientific and clinical information for those...
Wickii Vigneswaran, Edward Garrity
April 27, 2010
Once considered an experimental therapy, lung transplantation is now regarded as a viable treatment option for selected patients with end-stage lung diseases. As more and more of these cases arise, it becomes imperative for those involved in the care of lung transplant patients to have a vast...
Peter Gehr, Christian Mühlfeld, Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser, Fabian Blank
September 25, 2009
Written by an expanded team of leading international scientists, the second edition thoroughly investigates research and therapies for managing adverse physiological effects of air-borne particles on the respiratory tract. The book examines the lung as the gateway for particle damage to organs...
Joseph P. Lynch
July 22, 2008
Removing the guesswork associated with Interstitial Lung Disorders (ILDs) and bronchiolar disorders, Interstitial Pulmonary and Bronchiolar Disorders addresses the issues faced by pulmonologists in treating these disorders. Divided into sections based on the disease type (granulomatous, pneumonias,...
Carole Marcus, John L. Carroll, David Donnelly, Gerald M. Loughlin
February 19, 2008
Infants and children spend one- to two-thirds of their life asleep. Despite this, very little attention has been paid to understanding both normal sleep and sleep-related abnormalities during child development. There are profound changes in sleep and circadian rhythm during growth and maturation....