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Title Problem solving in respiratory medicine & allergy / edited by Richard Leach [and others]
Published Oxford : Clinical Pub., 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 235 pages)
Contents Contributors; Abbreviations; Section One: Infection; 1 Severe Pulmonary Tuberculosis; 2 Non-tuberculous Mycobacterial Disease; 3 Hospital-acquired Pneumonia; 4 Lemierre's Disease; 5 Haemoptysis due to Bronchiectasis; Section Two: Obstructive Lung Disease/Small Airways Disease; 6 Stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD); 7 Acute Ventilatory Failure in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; 8 Difficult Asthma; 9 Asthma and Pregnancy; 10 Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis; 11 Chronic Cough; 12 Aspiration Syndrome; Second three: Interstitial Lung Disease/Sarcoid
13 Classification of the Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias14 Treatment of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis/Usual Interstitial Pneumonias; 15 Acute Eosinophilic Pneumonia; 16 Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia; 17 Sarcoidosis (Radiographic Stage I); 18 Sarcoidosis (Radiographic Stages II and III); 19 Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis; 20 Amiodarone Pulmonary Toxicity; Section Four: Lung Cancer; 21 Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC); 22 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC); 23 Pulmonary Nodules; 24 Mediastinal Mass: Bronchogenic Cyst; 25 Smoking Cessation; Section Five: Pulmonary Vascular: Including PE and AVM
26 Pulmonary Hypertension27 Massive Pulmonary Embolism; 28 Sickle Cell Lung Disease; 29 Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation; Section Six: Vasculitis/Rare Diseases; 30 Wegener's Granulomatosis and the Small Vessel Pulmonary Vasculitides; 31 Diffuse Alveolar Haemorrhage; Section Seven: Ventilatory Failure/Sleep; 32 Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome; 33 Guillain-Barré Syndrome; Section Eight: Immunocompromised/HIV; 34 Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia; 35 Lymphocytic Interstitial Pneumonia; Section Nine: Pleural Disease; 36 Parapneumonic Effusion
37 Spontaneous Pneumothorax: Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis38 Mesothelioma and Asbestos-related Pleural Disease; Index
Summary Every doctor's point-of-care companion in the consultation room and on the ward, for respiratory disorders. A series of questions leads the reader logically through a case presentation, work-up, diagnosis and discussion of recent literature. Each case is concisely presented, including an algorithm where appropriate to show overall management strategies. This is a user-friendly resource for quick review and assessment of individual cases, covering the most common yet challenging cases seen by respiratory doctors. It will be extremely useful as a reference and training resource in the hospital
Notes Print version record
Subject Respiratory allergy.
Respiratory organs -- Diseases.
Form Electronic book
Author Hadley, E
Lams, B. E
Leach, R. M.
ISBN 1846925983 (electronic bk.)
9781846925986 (electronic bk.)