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Clinical Respiratory Medicine: Expert Consult - Online and Print, 3e (Expert Consult Online + Print)

 
 
 
 
Clinical Respiratory Medicine: Expert Consult - Online and Print, 3e (Expert Consult Online + Print)
Author: Stephen G. Spiro BSc MD FRCP - Richard K. Albert
ISBN 13: 9780323048255
ISBN 10: 323048250
Edition: 3
Publisher: Mosby
Publication Date: 2008-04-24
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 1032
List Price: $199.95
 
 

Directed toward respiratory medicine specialists as well as students, house officers, trainees, and general practitioners, these 74 chapters are written by contributors from 11 countries and cover imaging, physiology, host defenses, diagnostic techniques, principles of respiratory care, and respiratory diseases and disorders. A section called "An Approach to Respiratory Symptoms" details the evaluation and treatment of cough, dyspnea, hemoptysis, and chest pain. Other topics include drugs and the lungs; lung transplantation; scoliosis and kyphoscoliosis; effects of obesity on the respiratory system; sleep apnea and other forms of sleep-disordered breathing; pleural diseases; pulmonary manifestations of systemic conditions, including connective tissue disorders and hepatic and biliary diseases; occupational and environmental lung disease; and acquired immunodeficiency and the lung. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR