Essential Respiratory Medicine

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Edition 01
Author Paramothayan
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A succinct yet comprehensive overview of respiratory medicine, written for students and professionals Essential Respiratory Medicineis an indispensable text offering an understanding of respiratory conditions and their clinical management within evidence-based guidelines. Containing information on taking a medical history, performing examinations and investigations, diagnosis and the management of respiratory conditions, this comprehensive text was put together by a noted expert in the field.Written in an accessible manner,Essential Respiratory Medicinecontains the foundational science associated with respiratory medicine, a wide-variety of practical procedures, helpful diagrams, and self-assessments designed to enhance understanding of the material presented. The text covers a variety of conditions as well as providing suggestions for engaging with patients at different stages of care. This important resource:Demonstrates an effective approach to patients presenting with common respiratory symptomsIncludes a description of all key practical procedures with diagramsDiscusses acute management of important respiratory emergenciesCovers both acute and chronic diseaseContains a companion website containing a range of learning materials, including downloadable management summaries and algorithms, an image bank, videos of patient examination, example respiratory sounds and multiple-choice questionsEssential Respiratory Medicineis an essential resource for anyone on a clinical placement, rotation, or training programme in respiratory medicine.

Table of Contents
About the author ixAcknowledgements xiAbout the companion website xiii1 Introduction to respiratory medicine 12 Em
yology, anatomy, and physiology of the lung 53 Pharmacology of the lung 294 Common respiratory investigations 515 Common presentations of respiratory disease 836 Obstructive airways disease 1057 Diffuse parenchymal lung disease 1378 Respiratory infections 1739 Lung cancer 20510 Pleural disease 23511 Pulmonary embolus, pulmonary hypertension, and vasculitides 26712 Suppurative lung disease 29313 Respiratory failure 31714 Sleep‐related disorders 33315 Occupational, environmental, and recreational lung disease 35316 Disorders of the mediastinum 36917 Acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome 383Index 395