Lecture Notes: Respiratory Medicine (Lecture Notes 9th Revised edition)

Lecture Notes: Respiratory Medicine (Lecture Notes 9th Revised edition)

By: Graham P. Burns (author), Stephen J. Bourke (author)Paperback

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Respiratory Medicine Lecture Notes covers everything from the basics of anatomy and physiology, through to the aetiology, epidemiology, symptoms and management of a full range of respiratory diseases, providing a comprehensive yet easy-to-read overview of all the essentials of respiratory medicine. Key features of this new, full-colour edition include: Updated and expanded material on chest X-rays and radiology Self-assessment exercises for each chapter A range of clinical images and scans showing the key features of each disease Fully supported by a companion website at www.lecturenoteseries.com/respiratory featuring figures, key points, web links, and interactive self-assessment questions Ideal for learning the basics of the respiratory system, starting a placement, or as a quick-reference revision guide, Respiratory Medicine Lecture Notes is an invaluable resource for medical students, respiratory nurses and junior doctors.

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About Author

Stephen J. Bourke is Consultant Physician, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Newcastle University Graham P. Burns is Consultant Physician, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Newcastle University

Contents

Preface ix About the Companion Website xi Part 1 Structure and function 1 1 Anatomy and physiology of the lungs 3 Part 2 History taking examination and investigations 17 2 History taking and examination 19 3 Pulmonary function tests 32 4 Radiology of the chest 48 Part 3 Respiratory diseases 59 5 Upper respiratory tract infections and influenza 61 6 Pneumonia 69 7 Tuberculosis 86 8 Bronchiectasis and lung abscess 97 9 Cystic fibrosis 107 10 Asthma 120 11 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 139 12 Carcinoma of the lung 156 13 Interstitial lung disease 170 14 Occupational lung disease 182 15 Pulmonary vascular disease 194 16 Pneumothorax and pleural effusion 206 17 Acute respiratory distress syndrome 219 18 Ventilatory failure and sleep-related breathing disorders 226 19 Lung transplantation 235 Index 243

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/06/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781118652329
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 264
  • ID: 9781118652329
  • weight: 518
  • ISBN10: 1118652320
  • edition: 9th Revised edition

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