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Pulmonary Pathophysiology: A Clinical Approach, Third Edition
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Main description:

A unique system/disease-based approach to learning pulmonary pathophysiology as it relates to clinical medicine

No other review puts disorders of lung structure and function in such clear clinical perspective as Pulmonary Pathophysiology. Bridging the gap between basic science and clinical medicine, Pulmonary Pathophysiology guides you from symptom identification to underlying disease mechanisms and through principles of management.

Features:

  • 28 case studies help you understand the correlation between science and clinical medicine
  • Additional algorithms aid differential diagnosis and management
  • Key Concepts help you quickly review chapter highlights
  • New tables and charts encapsulate important information
  • Learning Objectives and study questions reinforce your understanding of even the most difficult topics
  • Artwork includes nearly 100 photographs and line drawings

Visit www.LangeTextbooks.com to access valuable resources and study aids!


Contents:

Contributors

Preface

Section 1. Basic Evaluation: Symptoms/Problem Based

1. Dyspnea, Richard Morrison & Warren R. Summer

2. Cough, Juzar Ali

3. Hemoptysis, Juzar Ali

4. Noncardiac Chest Pain, Michael Stumpf & Kevin Reed

5. Lung Sounds, Ross S. Summer & Jason M. Konter

Part 2. Disease/Disorder Based

6. Obstructive Lung Disease, David A. Welsh & Dwayne A. Thomas

7. Parenchymal Lung Disease, Leonardo Seoane & Carol M. Mason

8. Pulmonary Vascular Disease, Suma Jain & Bennett P. deBoisblancJudd Shellito

10. Respiratory Infections, Carol M. Mason & Warren R. Summer

11. Diseases of the Pleura, Susan Sunn & David Taylor

12. Respiratory Abnormalities with Sleep Disorders, LaSandra Barton

13. Respiratory Failure, Jennifer Ramsey & Peter DeBlieux

14. Lung Under Stress, Kendra J. McAnnally & Stephen P. Kantrow

List of Abbreviations

Answers to Study Questions

Index


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9780071611558
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (McGraw-Hill Medical)
Publication date: December, 2009
Pages: 304

Subcategories: Cardiovascular Medicine, Diseases and Disorders, Pathology, Physiology, Respiratory Medicine

MEET THE AUTHOR

Juzar Ali, MD, is Professor of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, New Orleans, LA.
Warren R. Summer, MD, is Professor of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, New Orleans, LA.
Michael G. Levitzky, PhD is Professor of Physiology, Anesthesiology, and Cardiopulmonary Science at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Department of Physiology, New Orleans, LA.