Manual of Clinical Problems in Pulmonary Medicine, 7th Edition

  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 1469873567
  • ISBN-13: 9781469873565
  • DDC: 616.2
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 664 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Stay current with the latest information on the diagnosis and management of pulmonary disorders with Manual Of Clinical Problems In Pulmonary Medicine, 7e. Drawing on the expertise of a stellar team of renowned experts in the field, this updated pocket reference provides concise coverage of all aspects of pulmonary disorders, including pathophysiology, differential diagnoses, and the latest evidence-based treatments for pulmonary illness. Featuring a compact size and concise entries, this reference is ideal for bedside use and is portable enough to take along as you move between home, clinic, and hospital.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication Page.
Contributing Authors.
1: Pulmonary Resources and Procedures.
2: Radiographic Evaluation of Lung Disease.
3: Radioisotopic Techniques.
4: Pulmonary Function Testing.
5: Exercise.
6: Evaluation of Arterial Blood Gases and Acid–Base Homeostasis.
7: Thoracic Ultrasound Uses in Pulmonary Medicine.
8: Interventional Pulmonology: Advanced Diagnostic Procedures.
9: Preoperative Pulmonary Evaluation.
10: Pharmacotherapy.
11: Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
12: Interventional Pulmonology Therapeutic Procedures.
13: Pulmonary Therapeutics.
14: Tobacco Control.
15: Disaster Management by the Pulmonologist.
16: Mechanical Ventilation: Devices and Methods.
17: Mechanical Ventilation: Complications and Discontinuation.
18: Protocol-Driven Care in Respiratory Therapy.
19: Techniques for Clinical Quality Improvement and Error Reduction Techniques.
20: Disability and Medicolegal Evaluation.
21: Air Travel and High-Altitude Medicine.
22: Presentations of Respiratory Disorders.
23: Dyspnea.
24: Approach to Pulmonary Vascular Disease.
25: Chronic Cough.
26: Pleural Effusion.
27: Hemoptysis.
28: Complications of Pulmonary Resections.
29: Pneumothorax.
30: Aspiration.
31: The Lung in Pregnancy.
32: Lung Disease in the Immunocompromised Patient.
33: The Lung in Drug Abuse.
34: Pneumonia: General Considerations.
35: Airway Obstruction.
36: Acute Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure.
37: Bronchiectasis.
38: The Difficult Airway.
39: Occupational-Environmental Lung Disease.
40: Solitary Pulmonary Nodule.
41: Mediastinal Masses.
42: Eosinophilic Lung Disease.
43: Diseases.
44: Pneumococcal Pneumonia.
45: Staphylococcal and Streptococcal Pneumonias.
46: Haemophilus Influenzae Infections.
47: Klebsiella Pneumonia.
48: Other Gram-Negative Pneumonias: Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli, Proteus, Serratia, Enterobacter, and Acinetobacter.
49: Anaerobic Lung Infections.
50: Atypical Pneumonias: Mycoplasma, Chlamydophila (Chlamydia), Q Fever, and Legionella.
51: Viral Pneumonia.
52: Tuberculosis: Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Latent Infection.
53: Tuberculosis: Clinical Manifestations and Diagnosis of Disease.
54: Tuberculosis: Treatment of Disease.
55: Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Pulmonary Infections.
56: Coccidioidomycosis.
57: Histoplasmosis.
58: Blastomycosis.
59: Aspergillus Lung Disease.
60: Nocardiosis and Actinomycosis.
61: Cryptococcosis.
62: Nematode and Trematode Diseases of the Lung.
63: Amebiasis and Echinococcal Diseases of the Lung.
64: Pulmonary Infections and Complications in HIV-Infected Patients.
65: Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia.
66: Asthma.
67: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Definition and Epidemiology.
68: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Clinical and Laboratory Manifestations, Pathophysiology, and Prognosis.
69: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Management.
70: The Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.
71: Thromboembolic Disease: Epidemiology, Natural History, and Diagnosis.
72: Thromboembolic Disease: Prophylaxis.
73: Thromboembolic Disease: Therapy.
74: Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension.
75: Unusual Forms of Embolism.
76: Pulmonary Hypertension: Pathogenesis and Etiology.
77: Pulmonary Hypertension: Diagnosis and Treatment.
78: Lung Transplantation.
79: Pulmonary Manifestations of Sickle Cell Disease.
80: Cystic Fibrosis.
81: Disorders of the Thoracic Spine.
82: Disorders of the Diaphragm.
83: Neuromuscular Diseases and Spinal Cord Injury.
84: Sleep Apnea, Alveolar Hypoventilation, and Obesity-Hypoventilation.
85: Silicosis.
86: Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis.
87: Asbestos-Related Disease.
88: Work-Related Asthma.
89: Pulmonary Injury in Burn Patients.
90: Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis.
91: Drowning and Diving Accidents.
92: Radiation-Induced Lung Disease.
93: Sarcoidosis.
94: Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (Wegener Granulomatosis).
95: Goodpasture Syndrome.
96: Idiopathic Pulmonary Hemosiderosis.
97: Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias.
98: Pulmonary Manifestations of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
99: The Lungs in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic Sclerosis, Polymyositis, Dermatomyositis, and Mixed Connective Tissue Disease.
100: Pulmonary Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis.
101: Neurofibromatosis, Lymphangioleiomyomatosis, and Tuberous Sclerosis.
102: Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis.
103: Bronchial Carcinoids and Benign Neoplasms of the Lung.
104: Lung Cancer: Diagnosis, Staging, and Prognosis.
105: Lung Cancer: Classification, Epidemiology, and Screening.
106: Lung Cancer: Treatment.
107: Extrathoracic and Endocrine Manifestations of Lung Cancer.
108: Neoplastic Disease of the Pleura.