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Lecture Notes: Respiratory Medicine, 9th Edition

Lecture Notes: Respiratory Medicine, 9th Edition

Stephen J. Bourke, Graham P. Burns

ISBN: 978-1-118-65228-2

Apr 2015, Wiley-Blackwell

264 pages

$31.99

Description

Respiratory Medicine Lecture Notes covers everything from the basics of anatomy and physiology, through to the aetiology, epidemiology, symptoms and management of a full range of respiratory diseases, providing a comprehensive yet easy-to-read overview of all the essentials of respiratory medicine.

Key features of this new, full-colour edition include:

• Updated and expanded material on chest X-rays and radiology
• Self-assessment exercises for each chapter
• A range of clinical images and scans showing the key features of each disease
• Fully supported by a companion website at www.lecturenoteseries.com/respiratory featuring figures, key points, web links, and interactive self-assessment questions

Ideal for learning the basics of the respiratory system, starting a placement, or as a quick-reference revision guide, Respiratory Medicine Lecture Notes is an invaluable resource for medical students, respiratory nurses and junior doctors.

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Preface ix

About the Companion Website xi

Part 1 Structure and function 1

1 Anatomy and physiology of the lungs 3

Part 2 History taking examination and investigations 17

2 History taking and examination 19

3 Pulmonary function tests 32

4 Radiology of the chest 48

Part 3 Respiratory diseases 59

5 Upper respiratory tract infections and influenza 61

6 Pneumonia 69

7 Tuberculosis 86

8 Bronchiectasis and lung abscess 97

9 Cystic fibrosis 107

10 Asthma 120

11 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 139

12 Carcinoma of the lung 156

13 Interstitial lung disease 170

14 Occupational lung disease 182

15 Pulmonary vascular disease 194

16 Pneumothorax and pleural effusion 206

17 Acute respiratory distress syndrome 219

18 Ventilatory failure and sleep-related breathing disorders 226

19 Lung transplantation 235

Index 243