Encyclopedia of Respiratory Medicine, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0080547818
  • ISBN-13: 9780080547817
  • DDC: 616.2003
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 2594 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released December 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Overview

An impressive four-volume work that provides an authoritative and comprehensive coverage of the complete field of respiratory medicine, Encyclopedia of Respiratory Medicine provides a vital interface between the pure and clinical science environments covering all aspects of respiratory medicine from the relevant molecular biology to the treatment of diseases that affect the respiratory system. It includes comprehensive coverage of lung cells, the structural components of the lung and key molecules that regulate lung function, and all the major respiratory diseases. Students, researchers and professionals alike will find this an authoritative source of information on all aspects of respiratory medicine.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Foreword.
Introduction.
Guide to Use of the Encyclopedia.
List of Contributors.
Contents.
1: Acetylcholine.
2: Acid–Base Balance.
3: Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.
4: ADAMs and ADAMTSs.
5: Adenosine and Adenine Nucleotides.
6: Adhesion, Cell–Cell.
7: Vascular.
8: Epithelial.
9: Adhesion, Cell–Matrix.
10: Focal Contacts and Signaling.
11: Integrins.
12: Adrenergic Receptors.
13: Aerosols.
14: Allergy.
15: Allergy Overview.
16: Allergic Reactions.
17: Allergic Rhinitis.
18: Alveolar Hemorrhage.
19: Alveolar Surface Mechanics.
20: Alveolar Wall Micromechanics.
21: Angiogenesis, Angiogenic Growth Factors and Development Factors.
22: Anticoagulants.
23: Antiviral Agents.
24: Apoptosis.
25: Aquaporins.
26: Arterial Blood Gases.
27: Arteries and Veins.
28: Asthma.
29: Asthma Overview.
30: Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis.
31: Aspirin–Intolerant.
32: Occupational Asthma (Including Byssinosis).
33: Acute Exacerbations.
34: Exercise–Induced.
35: Extrinsic/Intrinsic.
36: Atelectasis.
37: Autoantibodies.
38: Basal Cells.
39: Breathing.
40: Breathing in the Newborn.
41: Fetal Breathing.
42: Fetal Lung Liquid.
43: First Breath.
44: Bronchial Circulation.
45: Bronchiectasis.
46: Bronchiolitis.
47: Bronchoalveolar Lavage.
48: Bronchodilators.
49: Anticholinergic Agents.
50: Beta Agonists.
51: Theophylline.
52: Brochomalacia and Tracheomalacia.
53: Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia.
54: Bronchoscopy, General and Interventional.
55: Capsaicin.
56: Carbon Dioxide.
57: Carbon Monoxide.
58: Caveolins.
59: CD1.
60: CD11/18.
61: CD14.
62: Cell Cycle and Cell-Cycle Checkpoints.
63: Chemokines.
64: Chemokines, CC.
65: C10 (CCL6).
66: MCP–1 (CCL2)–MCP–5 (CCL12).
67: RANTES (CCL5).
68: TARC (CCL17).
69: TECK (CCL25).
70: Chemokines, CXC.
71: CXCL12 (SDF–1).
72: IL–8.
73: CXCL9 (MIG).
74: CXCL10 (IP–10).
75: CXCL1 (GRO1)–Cxcl3 (GRO3).
76: Chemoreceptors.
77: Central.
78: Arterial.
79: Chest Wall Abnormalities.
80: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
81: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Overview.
82: Acute Exacerbations.
83: Emphysema, Alpha–1–Antitrypsin Deficiency.
84: Emphysema, General.
85: Smoking Cessation.
86: Chymase and Tryptase.
87: Cilia and Mucociliary Clearance.
88: Clara Cells.
89: Coagulation Cascade.
90: Coagulation Cascade Overview.
91: Antithrombin III.
92: Factor V.
93: Factor VII.
94: Factor X.
95: Fibrinogen and Fibrin.
96: Intrinsic Factors.
97: iuPA, tPA, uPAR.
98: Protein C and Protein S.
99: Thrombin.
100: Tissue Factor.
101: Collectins.
102: Colony Stimulating Factors.
103: Complement.
104: Connective Tissue Growth Factor.
105: Connexins, Tissue Expression.
106: Contractile Proteins.
107: Corticosteroids.
108: Glucocorticoid Receptors.
109: Therapy.
110: Croup.
111: Cryoglobulinemia.
112: Cyclic Nucleotide Phosphodiesterases.
113: Cysteine Proteases, Cathepsins.
114: Cystic Fibrosis.
115: Cystic Fibrosis Overview.
116: Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator (CFTR) Gene.
117: Cytoskeletal Proteins.