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Clinical Handbook of Interstitial Lung Disease

Muhunthan Thillai, David R. Moller, Keith C. Meyer
November 06, 2017

This handbook provides clinical guidance to the practicing physician on the diagnosis and treatment of Interstitial Lung Diseases (ILD). A contributed work with invited chapters which draw on the knowledge and experience of recognised global leaders in respiratory medicine, it is authoritative,...

Making Sense of Lung Function Tests, Second Edition

Jonathan Dakin, Mark Mottershaw, Elena Kourteli
September 18, 2017

Respiratory problems are the most common cause of acute admission to hospital. A variety of diagnostic investigations are required, both for acute and clinic assessment. Making Sense of Lung Function Tests, Second Edition familiarises both trainees and more experienced clinicians with the...

Respiratory Drug Delivery (1989)

Peter R. Byron
August 31, 2017

The focus of this book is on subjects related to drug delivery to the lung. The text spans topics from aerosol deposition through pharmaceutical chemistry and formulation to the final clinical evaluation of pharmaceutical products. Utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach, the chapters consider...

Respiratory Infections

Sanjay Sethi
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,...

Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

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...

Tuberculosis: The Essentials, Fourth Edition

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...

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Second Edition

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...

Cystic Fibrosis

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...

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...

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