"Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine" - with all the authority of Harrison's "Color line drawings are excellent teaching tools and reproduce well...This is a useful introduction to the topic. 3 Stars." ("Doody's Review Service"). Featuring the chapters on pulmonary and critical care medicine that appear in "Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17th edition", this compact clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field, backed by the scientific rigor and reliability that have defined Harrison's. Inside you'll find coverage that reflects the expertise of renowned editors and contributors - presented in a carry-anywhere format that makes it ideal for the classroom, the wards, or exam/certification preparation.
It features: current, complete coverage of need-to-know pulmonary and critical care medicine topics, including diagnosis of respiratory disorders, diseases of the respiratory system, and common critical illnesses and syndromes; integration of pathophysiology with clinical management topics in each of the disease-oriented topics 114 high-yield questions and answers drawn from "Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review, 17th edition"; a complete chapter in print form from the acclaimed Harrison's DVD 45 chapters written by physicians who have made seminal contributions to the body of knowledge in their areas of expertise; references updated since the publication of "Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17th edition"; and, helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance. "The Harrison's" specialty series is written by the world-renowned author team who brought you "Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 17th edition" include: Anthony S. Fauci, MD Eugene Braunwald, MD Dennis L. Kasper, MD Stephen L. Hauser, MD Dan L. Longo, MD J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD and Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD.
Contributors Preface SECTION I: DIAGNOSIS OF RESPIRATORY DISORDERS 1. Approach to the Patient with Disease of the Respiratory System, David A. Lipson, Steven E. Weinberger 2. Dyspnea and Pulmonary Edema, Richard M. Schwartzstein 3. Cough and Hemoptysis, Steven E. Weinberger, Ilene M. Rosen 4. Hypoxia and Cyanosis, Eugene Braunwald 5. Disturbances of Respiratory Function, Steven E. Weinberger, Ilene M. Rosen 6. Diagnostic Procedures in Respiratory Disease, Scott Manaker, Steven E. Weinberger 7. Atlas of Chest Imaging, Patricia A. Kritek, John J. Reilly, Jr. SECTION II: DISEASES OF THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM 8.Asthma, Peter J. Barnes 9. Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis and Pulmonary Infiltrates with Eosinophilia, Joel N. Kline, Gary W. Hunninghake 10. Environmental Lung Disease, Frank E. Speizer, John R. Balmes 11. Pneumonia, Lionel A. Mandell, Richard Wunderlink 12. Tuberculosis, Mario C. Raviglione, Richard J. O'Brien 13. Influenza, Raphael Dolin 14. Common Viral Respiratory Infections and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), Raphael Dolin 15. Pneumocystis Infection, A. George Smulian, Peter D. Walzer 16. Bronchiectasis and Lung Abscess, Gregory Tino, Steven E. Weinberger 17. Cystic Fibrosis, Richard C. Boucher, Jr. 18. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, John J. Reilly, Jr., Edwin K. Silverman, Steven D. Shapiro 19. Interstitial Lung Diseases, Talmadge E. King, Jr. 20. Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Thromboembolism, Samuel Z. Goldhaber 21. Disorders of the Pleura and Mediastinum, Richard W. Light 22. Disorders of Ventilation, Eliot A. Phillipson 23. Sleep Apnea, Neil J. Douglas 24. Lung Transplantation, Elbert P. Trulock 25. Infections in Lung Transplant Recipients, Robert Finberg, Joyce Fingeroth SECTION III: GENERAL APPROACH TO THE CRITICALLY ILL PATIENT 26. Principles of Critical Care Medicine, John P. Kress, Jesse B. Hall 27. Mechanical Ventilatory Support, Edward P. Ingenito 28. Approach to the Patient with Shock, Ronald V. Maier SECTION IV: COMMON CRITICAL ILLNESSES AND SYNDROMES 29. Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock, Robert S. Munford 30. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Bruce D. Levy, Steven D. Shapiro 31. Cardiogenic Shock and Pulmonary Edema, Judith S. Hochman, David H. Ingbar 32. Cardiovascular Collapse, Cardiac Arrest, and Sudden Cardiac Death, Robert J. Myerburg, Agustin Castellanos 33. Unstable Angina and Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction, Christopher P. Cannon, Eugene Braunwald 34. ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction, Elliott M. Antman, Eugene Braunwald 35. Coma, Allan H. Ropper 36. Neurologic Critical Care, Including Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, J. Claude Hemphill, III, Wade S. Smith SECTION V: DISORDERS COMPLICATING CRITICAL ILLNESSES AND THEIR MANAGEMENT 37. Acute Renal Failure, Kathleen D. Liu, Glenn M. Chertow 38. Dialysis in the Treatment of Renal Failure, Kathleen D. Liu, Glenn M. Chertow 39. Fluid and Electrolyte Disturbances, Gary G. Singer, Barry M. Brenner 40. Acidosis and Alkalosis, Thomas D. DuBose, Jr. 41. Coagulation Disorders, Valder Arruda, Katherine A. High 42. Treatment and Prophylaxis of Bacterial Infections, Gordon L. Archer, Ronald E. Polk 43. Antiviral Chemotherapy, Excluding Antiretroviral Drugs 44. Diagnosis and Treatment of Fungal Infections, John E. Edwards, Jr. 45. Oncologic Emergencies, Rasim Gucalp, Janice P. Dutcher Appendix: Laboratory Values of Clinical Importance, Alexander Kratz, Michael A. Pesce, Daniel J. Fink Review and Self-Assessment: Charles Wiener, Gerald Bloomfield, Cynthia D. Brown, Joshua Schiffer, Adam Spivak Index