Rare and Interesting Cases in Pulmonary Medicine provides a look into the uncommon diseases encountered in the field of pulmonary medicine. Using a case-based approach, the book provides clinical scenarios that include relevant accompanying radiology and pathology. Also included are frequently asked questions for each area, as well as a diagnosis and summary, presenting the reader with the most high yield information on each topic.
Appropriate for medical students, residents, fellows, and physicians interested in pulmonary medicine, the case-based approach to each topic allows accessibility to the uncommon diseases of the field while also highlighting high yield and important points.
Ali Ataya, MD received his medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and did his Internal Medicine residency training at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. He completed his Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at the University of Florida where he is currently a staff physician. His interests include pulmonary hypertension, rare diseases, and medical education. Eloise Harman, MD received her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and did her Internal Medicine Residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She then did a fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Harman was professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine for 35 years and is now a staff physician and MICU director at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center. She was the national winner of the American Thoracic Society Outstanding Clinician Award in 2005.