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Title Aging and lung disease : a clinical guide / Margaret Pisani, editor
Published New York : Springer, [2012]


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Description xi, 314 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Series Respiratory medicine (New York, N.Y.)
Respiratory medicine (New York, N.Y.)
Contents Physiologic changes -- Physiologic changes in the aging lung -- Allergy and immunology of the aging lung -- Physiologic changes in sleep with aging -- Lung diseases in older patients: epidemiology, presentation, diagnosis, treatment -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in older patients -- Lung cancer in older patients -- Pulmonary hypertension in older patients -- Pulmonary embolism in older patients -- Obstructive sleep apnea in older patients -- Sleep disorders in older patients -- Nontuberculous mycobacterial infections in older patients -- Interstitial lung disease in older patients -- Lung disease in older patients with HIV -- Special considerations in lung transplantation in older patients -- Assessment of functional and cognitive status in older patients with lung disease -- Addressing end-of-life issues in older patients with lung disease
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Respiratory diseases in old age.
Lungs -- Aging.
Lungs -- Diseases.
Lung Diseases.
Author Pisani, Margaret A.
LC no. 2011937963
ISBN 9781607617266 (alk. paper)
1607617269 (alk. paper)
9781607617273 (e-SBN)
1607617277 (e-SBN)