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Pharmacology and Therapeutics of Airway Disease

Pharmacology and Therapeutics of Airway Disease

2nd Edition

Kian Fan Chung, Peter J. Barnes
October 27, 2009

Written as a concise clinical reference guide covering the current and future airway disease treatments, this text encompasses:  pathophysiology of respiratory tract diseases the methods of measuring airway and clinical responses the concepts upon which many treatments are used in COPD and...

Asthma and Infections

Asthma and Infections

1st Edition

Richard Martin, E. Rand Sutherland
October 14, 2009

An invaluable resource, this book covers the full range of respiratory infections and explores the techniques used to detect the pathogens involved in asthma. Fifteen international experts representing the range of specialties involved in treating asthma examine the relationship between asthma...

Particle-Lung Interactions

Particle-Lung Interactions

2nd Edition

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...

Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary Hypertension

1st Edition

Marc Humbert, Joseph P. Lynch
July 24, 2009

Written by internationally recognized experts, Pulmonary Hypertension bridges the gap between pulmonology and cardiology to provide clinicians in both disciplines with knowledge of the signs, symptoms, diagnosis, and pharmacologic and surgical treatments for pulmonary hypertension (PH). Through the...

Interstitial Pulmonary and Bronchiolar Disorders

Interstitial Pulmonary and Bronchiolar Disorders

1st Edition

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,...

Diagnostic Pulmonary Pathology

Diagnostic Pulmonary Pathology

2nd Edition

Philip T. Cagle, Timothy C. Allen, Mary Beth Beasley
June 20, 2008

Maintaining the first edition’s unique parallel to the strategy used by pathologists and pulmonologists to arrive at a patient’s diagnosis in daily practice, Diagnostic Pulmonary Pathology starts with the patient and their biopsy findings, directing the pathologist or clinician to the proper...

Ventilatory Support for Chronic Respiratory Failure

Ventilatory Support for Chronic Respiratory Failure

1st Edition

Nicolino Ambrosino, Roger S. Goldstein
March 11, 2008

As our population continues to grow, more and more patients are becoming dependent on long-term ventilatory support. Therefore, the need for quality options such as home mechanical ventilation is fast becoming a necessity. Ventilatory Support For Chronic Respiratory Failure (CRF) is the first...

Sleep in Children: Developmental Changes in Sleep Patterns, Second Edition

Sleep in Children: Developmental Changes in Sleep Patterns, Second Edition

2nd Edition

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....

Sleep and Breathing in Children: Developmental Changes in Breathing During Sleep, Second Edition

Sleep and Breathing in Children: Developmental Changes in Breathing During Sleep, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Carole Marcus, John M. 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. This volume is devoted to breathing during sleep, its changes with development (from the...

Clinical Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Clinical Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

2nd Edition

Stephen I. Rennard, Roberto Rodriguez-Roisin, Gerard Huchon, Nicolas Roche
November 19, 2007

Since the publication of the first edition, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), as a public health issue, has increased in line with the predictions of the World Health Organization and by the year 2020, will become one of the main killers of human life. With several important large...

Narcolepsy and Hypersomnia

Narcolepsy and Hypersomnia

1st Edition

Claudio Bassetti, Michel Billiard, Emmanuel Mignot
December 21, 2006

Compiled by an international group of more than 40 authors, this reference book supplies an engaging and comprehensive review of the major topics and key issues associated with narcolepsy and hypersomnia. Spanning the latest advances in the field, this source covers current diagnostic procedures,...

Inhalation Aerosols: Physical and Biological Basis for Therapy

Inhalation Aerosols: Physical and Biological Basis for Therapy

2nd Edition

Anthony J. Hickey
October 25, 2006

Extensively updated to reflect the outpouring of research in the field, this Second Edition documents the theory and practical utilization of aerosols in inhalation therapy and tracks advances in aerosol formulation, development, and application. Supplying readers with studies on physiology,...

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