Handbook on Clinical Approach to Respiratory Medicine

Handbook on Clinical Approach to Respiratory Medicine

By: K Surendra Menon (author)Paperback

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This book is a concise guide to respiratory medicine for clinicians. Beginning with an overview of anatomy of the respiratory system, the following section discusses history taking, symptoms and examination, placing emphasis on the importance of accuracy in history taking for provisional diagnosis. The next chapters describe common investigations in respiratory evaluation, using case studies to enhance learning. The final part of this useful handbook covers the management of pulmonary emergencies including acute exacerbation of bronchial asthma and of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, tension pneumothorax, hemoptysis, and respiratory failure. The book is further enhanced by clinical images and diagrams. Key points Concise guide to respiratory medicine for clinicians Emphasises importance of accurate history taking for provisional diagnosis Covers common investigations using case studies to enhance learning Includes discussion on management of pulmonary emergencies

About Author

K Surendra Menon MD Professor and Head R Pajanivel MD Professor Both at Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pondicherry, India


Anatomical Principles Symptomatology Examination of Respiratory System Common Investigations in Respiratory Evaluation Management of Pulmonary Emergencies Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9789386261779
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 140
  • ID: 9789386261779
  • weight: 350
  • ISBN10: 9386261774

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