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Main description:

At the present time, 430 drugs are known to cause respiratory injury. This represents an increase of almost 200 in the last ten years, and the number is still increasing. This comprehensive, definitive reference work, with an outstanding range of international expert contributors and two of the world's leading editors, provides an essential reference for the practising respiratory physician.

Key features:


  • The text builds upon basics with a review of basic sciences.
  • The book covers imaging, varied drug-induced interstitial lung disease including pulmonary edema and diffuse alveolar hemorrhage, acute respiratory failure, pleural involvement and upper to lower airway disease
  • A wide range of diseases are detailed from chemotherapy and radiation to biologic-induced lung disease, drug misuse, and special groups such as recipients of stem cell and solid organ transplants.
  • A range of world class contributions from key opinion leaders.

    This book provides essential information for recognizing and managing drug-induced respiratory disease for all pulmonologists and respiratory care physicians. It will be of great interest to: critical care medicine specialists, hematologists, oncologists, cardiologists, allergists, rheumatologists, neurologists, internists, blood-bank specialists, pathologists and primary care physicians.

  • Contents:

    GENERAL
    Classification, diagnosis, and management of drug-induced respiratory disease
    Mechanisms of chemically induced respiratory toxicities
    Imaging of drug-induced lung disease
    Bronchoalveolar lavage in drug-induced lung disease
    Pathology of drug-induced respiratory disease
    Drug allergy in lung disease

    DRUG-INDUCED RESPIRATORY EMERGENCIES
    Drug-induced upper airway obstruction
    Drug-induced bronchospasm
    Drug-induced pulmonary oedema and acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Pulmonary complications of blood transfusion
    Drug-induced alveolar haemorrhage
    Pulmonary complications of illicit drug use
    Iatrogenic tracheobronchial and chest injury

    ONCOLOGY AND ALLIED CONDITIONS

    Pulmonary reactions to chemotherapeutic agents: The 'chemotherapy lung'
    Pulmonary reactions to novel chemotherapeutic agents and biomolecules
    Radiation-induced lung disease
    Pulmonary complications of bone-marrow and stem-cell transplantation
    Pulmonary complications of solid-organ transplantation
    Pulmonary infection induced by drugs
    Therapy-induced neoplasms

    NON-ONCOLOGICAL CONDITIONS

    Pneumonitis induced by non-cytotoxic agents
    Amiodarone pulmonary toxicity
    Eosinophilic pneumonia induced by drugs
    Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia induced by drugs or radiotherapy
    Coughing induced by drugs
    Pleural disease induced by drugs
    Lupus erythematosus syndrome induced by drugs
    Vasculitis induced by drugs
    Pulmonary hypertension induced by drugs and toxins
    Respiratory involvement from herbals


    PRODUCT DETAILS

    ISBN-13: 9781444128697
    Publisher: Taylor & Francis (CRC Press)
    Publication date: October, 2010
    Pages: 364

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    MEET THE AUTHOR

    Philippe Camus, MD
    Professor of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Hôpital du Bocage and Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France

    Edward C Rosenow III, MD, MS, MACP, Master FCCP
    Emeritus Professor of Medicine, Former Chair Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Distinguished Clinician, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA