Pulmonary Medicine

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Respiratory Care

Vanessa Gibson, David Waters
December 28, 2016

Respiratory conditions are a leading cause of death and disability and account for a massive proportion of hospital admissions. This comprehensive text provides a detailed overview and discussion of respiratory care, with chapters on assessment, investigations, treatments and a wide range of...

Advances in Pulmonary Drug Delivery

Philip Chi Lip Kwok, Hak-Kim Chan
December 20, 2016

The respiratory tract has been used to deliver biologically active chemicals into the human body for centuries. However, the lungs are complex in their anatomy and physiology, which poses challenges to drug delivery. Inhaled formulations are generally more sophisticated than those for oral and...

Parkes' Occupational Lung Disorders, Fourth Edition

Anthony Newman Taylor, Paul Cullinan, Paul Blanc, Anthony Pickering
November 07, 2016

This authoritative text on occupational lung disorders builds upon the fundamentals, including clinical, epidemiological, and predictive approaches. It discusses interstitial and malignant diseases, airways diseases, and other respiratory issues, such as diving, working at high altitudes, and...

Inhalation Toxicology, Third Edition

Harry Salem, Sidney A. Katz
October 19, 2016

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...

Pulmonary Circulation: Diseases and Their Treatment, Fourth Edition

Andrew J. Peacock, Robert Naeije, Lewis J. Rubin
April 11, 2016

Pulmonary Circulation provides physicians with a better understanding of the structure, function and pathophysiology of the pulmonary circulation. It provides comprehensive coverage from diagnosis and clinical evaluation of patients with pulmonary hypertension to imaging techniques, disorders and...

Textbook of Pleural Diseases, Third Edition

Richard W. Light, Y C Gary Lee
January 22, 2016

The Second Edition of this book was the Winner of the First Prize (Respiratory Category) at the British Medical Association Medical Book Awards.  Textbook of Pleural Diseases is a comprehensive reference that covers both the basic and clinical science on pleural diseases. Building on the highly...

Lung Transplantation: Principles and Practice

Wickii Vigneswaran, Edward Garrity, John Odell
December 21, 2015

Lung Transplantation: Principles and Practice covers the current practice in donor and recipient management as well as current treatment strategies and outcomes. With 39 chapters from international experts in the field, the book is divided into four broad sections: General Topics, Donor Management,...

Clinical Tuberculosis: A Practical Handbook

Peter D.O. Davies
December 07, 2015

Clinical Tuberculosis: A Practical Handbook is a much-needed portable clinical reference providing practical guidance on key aspects of the disease. This pocket-sized book is a useful "how-to" handbook for the clinician managing patients with tuberculosis in either a well-resourced or...

The Health Effects of Asbestos: An Evidence-based Approach

Dorsett D. Smith
November 18, 2015

The health-related effects of asbestos have long been mired in controversy, with industry and plaintiff attorneys playing a significant role. This comprehensive book provides a balanced and extensive evidence-based critical analysis of the literature concerning asbestos-related diseases, from a...

Hodson and Geddes' Cystic Fibrosis, Fourth Edition

Andrew Bush, Diana Bilton, Margaret Hodson
July 24, 2015

Hodson and Geddes' Cystic Fibrosis provides everything the respiratory clinician, pulmonologist or health professional treating patients needs in a single manageable volume. This international and authoritative work brings together current knowledge and has become established in previous editions...

Human Respiratory Viral Infections

Sunit K. Singh
June 23, 2014

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,...

Muir's Textbook of Pathology, Fifteenth Edition

C. Simon Herrington
June 20, 2014

Muir's Textbook of Pathology sets a standard in this subject by linking the scientific aspects that underlie pathological processes, relating these to specific organ systems and placing all in a context that the student of medicine or pathology can appreciate and understand. The clearly defined and...