Principles of Pulmonary Medicine: Expert Consult 7th Edition

Principles of Pulmonary Medicine: Expert Consult 7th Edition

With an emphasis on the pathophysiologic basis of pulmonary disease, Principles of Pulmonary Medicine, 7th Edition, by Drs. Steven E Weinberger, Barbara A Cockrill, and Jess Mandel, provides a superbly illustrated introduction to this fast-changing field. This essential text employs a concise and understandable approach, integrating clinical topics with underlying physiologic, pathophysiologic, and basic science concepts critical for medical students, trainees, and those looking for a practical update on both acute and chronic pulmonary diseases.

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  • Offers access to extensive online resources, including author commentaries, video clips, audio recordings of lung sounds, and 200 case-based self-assessment questions – covering topics including pulmonary function tests, physiologic data, and arterial blood gas testing and modeled after the USMLE exam.
  • Discusses therapeutic strategies, including the available evidence for assessing relative benefits, harms, and costs, where appropriate.
  • Provides an excellent visual basis for understanding and interpreting pulmonary disease with easy-to-understand anatomic illustrations and accompanying radiologic and pathophysiologic images.
  • Covers all that’s new in the field, including new CT lung cancer screening guidelines; new concepts in the pathogenesis of asthma, interstitial lung disease, and other pulmonary diseases; and evolving therapies for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, and advanced lung cancer.
  • Features updated information on the expanded use of advanced interventional pulmonology (bronchoscopic) procedures, improvements in precision treatment of lung tumors based on genetic profiles, and new and emerging infections with respiratory involvement.
  • Covers hot topics such as lung tumor treatment, including use of genetic markers and immunotherapy; lung cancer screening reflecting the latest guidelines on who, how, and when to screen; and newer bronchoscopic procedures, such as navigational bronchoscopy.
  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine 4TH Edition

Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine 4TH Edition

Revised and updated for its fourth edition, the Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine is the must-have resource for respiratory trainees, internal medical trainees and other junior doctors in acute and internal medicine, medical students, and all clinicians caring for patients with respiratory problems. Concise, practical, and designed for rapid access to essential information, this handbook will ensure you have everything you need for the ward, clinic, or in the run up to exams.

All major respiratory diseases and symptoms are covered in practical, succinct chapters. This new edition includes the latest clinical guidelines from the British Thoracic Society and NICE, and covers key developments in the field. Additional detail has been added to more challenging topics such as sleep medicine, lung transplantation, and pulmonary disease in the immunocompromised patient, and there is a dedicated section on COVID-19. The handbook features unique sections on practical
procedures and a symptoms section to aid in differential diagnosis and clinical management. Practical advice on management is integrated throughout and a dedicated section on respiratory emergencies ensures you can cope with any eventuality.

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Webb, Müller and Naidich’s High-Resolution CT of the Lung Sixth Edition

Webb, Müller and Naidich’s High-Resolution CT of the Lung Sixth Edition

Over the past 30 years high-resolution CT (HRCT) has matured to become an integral part of the multidisciplinary evaluation in diffuse lung disease. In this regard, Webb, Muller and Naidich’s High-Resolution CT of the Lung, 6th Edition, is a ‘gold standard’ reference that aims to keep radiologists and pulmonologists alike at the cutting edge of the ever-evolving field of thoracic imaging. The new US-European author team continues the tradition of excellence which readers have come to expect while the underlying layout and ethos — established by the ‘founding’ author team — remain. The new edition aims to brings readers up to date not only with recent advances but also with the important conceptual changes in thinking in various fields of thoracic imaging. Also featured in this updated edition is authoritative guidance on HRCT findings and differential diagnosis, as well as the characteristics of the common lung diseases assessed using HRCT, all enhanced by a multitude of new images and updated content throughout.

Covers the physical and anatomic principles governing HRCT imaging and the importance of the ‘pattern-based’ approach to HRCT interpretation.

Updates to chapters on interstitial lung diseases and airways diseases & connective tissue diseases reflect the dramatic changes in thinking in these fields.

Includes new and improved features including key HRCT findings in separate tables in relevant sections, where relevant, and new and exciting topics including artificial intelligence and machine learning. [Reword to: Includes improved features such as key HRCT findings in separate tables, and new topics including artificial intelligence and machine learning. ?]

Contains full-color illustrations of histologic findings in lung disease linked with HRCT manifestations.

Provides diagnostic algorithms, an illustrated quick reference guide at the front of the text, and helpful tables and line drawings.

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Murray & Nadel’s Textbook of Respiratory Medicine, 7th Edition

Murray & Nadel’s Textbook of Respiratory Medicine,  7th Edition

Known for its clear readability, thorough coverage, and expert authorship, Murray & Nadel’s Textbook of Respiratory Medicine has long been the gold standard text in the fast-changing field of pulmonary medicine. The new 7th Edition brings you fully up to date with newly expanded content, numerous new chapters, a new editorial team, and extensive updates throughout. It covers the entire spectrum of pulmonology in one authoritative point-of-care reference, making it an ideal resource for pulmonary physicians, fellows, and other pulmonary practitioners.

  • Offers definitive, full-color coverage of basic science, diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of the full range of respiratory diseases.
  • Provides detailed explanations of each disease entity and differential diagnoses with state-of-the-art, evidence-based content by global leaders in the field.
  • Contains a newly expanded section on common presentations of respiratory disease, plus new chapters on COVID-19, asthma and obesity, airplane travel, lung cancer screening, noninvasive support of oxygenation, lung microbiome, thoracic surgery, inhaled substances, treatment of lung cancer, and more.
  • Covers hot topics such as vaping; advanced ultrasound applications and procedures; interventional pulmonology; immunotherapy; lung cancer targeted therapy; outbreaks, pandemics and bioterrorism; point-of-care ultrasound; use of high-flow oxygen, and more.
  • Includes extensively reorganized sections on basic science, pleural disease, and sleep, with new chapters and approaches to the topics. 
  • Features more than 1,450 anatomic, algorithmic, and radiologic images (400 are new!) including CT, PET, MR, and HRCT, plus extensive online-only content: 200 procedural and conceptual videos plus audio clips of lung sounds.
  • Brings you up to date with the latest respiratory drugs, mechanisms of action, indications, precautions, adverse effects, and recommendations, with increased emphasis on algorithms to illustrate decision making.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you access to all of the text, figures, reporting templates, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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Pleural Diseases: Clinical Cases and Real-World Discussions

Pleural Diseases: Clinical Cases and Real-World Discussions

 

Using a unique, case-based approach, Pleural Diseases: Clinical Cases and Real-World Discussions brings you up to date with the latest advances in this fast-moving subspecialty. A wide variety of real-world challenges are presented along with multiple perspectives from expert pulmonologists who discuss and analyze each case collaboratively, replicating actual patient experiences and outcomes. This first-of-its-kind resource is ideal for practicing pulmonologists and fellows, interventional pulmonologists, critical care physicians, and others who are interested in an interactive approach to everyday clinical problems related to pleural disease.

  • Provides a unique, interactive approach to understanding the nuances and complexities of patient cases for both invasive and non-invasive therapies, drawing from real clinical cases and accompanying case discussions.
  • Describes the approach taken by experts for each case, presenting the clinical reasoning on the most appropriate approaches and the possible therapies.
  • Offers easy-to-read, templated information for every case: onset of symptoms, the entire diagnostic-therapeutic path including clinical and laboratory findings, and discussions on the clinical choices made in accordance with evidence-based medical procedures.
  • Includes both positive and negative outcomes for a broader experience.
  • Features more than 200 illustrations including x-rays, procedural photos, ultrasound, CT scans, and histopathology specimens, as well as video procedures for thoracentesis, chest tube placing, medical thoracoscopy, and insertion of indwelling pleural catheter.
  • Addresses other common clinical issues such as the management of multimorbid elderly patients, the optimization of fluid balance, and the need to discontinue antiplatelet or anticoagulant therapy before invasive procedures.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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ExpertDDx: Chest 2nd Edition

ExpertDDx: Chest 2nd Edition

Now fully revised and up-to-date, Expert DDx: Chest, second edition,quickly guides you to the most likely differential diagnoses based on key imaging findings and clinical information. Expert radiologists Melissa L. Rosado-de-Christenson, Brett W. Carter, and John P. Lichtenberger III present more than 120 cases across a broad cardiothoracic spectrum, classified by general imaging features, modality-specific findings, and clinically-based indications. Readers will find authoritative, superbly illustrated guidance for defining and reporting useful, actionable differential diagnoses that lead to definitive findings for the entire gamut of chest disorders.

Presents several clear, sharp, succinctly annotated images for each diagnosis (more than 1,800 annotated images in all); a list of diagnostic possibilities sorted as common, less common, and rare but significant; and brief, bulleted text offering helpful diagnostic clues

Shows both typical and variant manifestations of each possible diagnosis

Includes new cases, expanded differential considerations, new terminology, and updated imaging throughout

Features all relevant imaging modalities, including chest radiography, the latest generation of multi-planar advanced cross-sectional CT and MR imaging, and molecular imaging with FDG PET/CT

Covers new and evolving areas such as lung cancer screening and the localization and classification of mediastinal lesions, and contains expanded content on the heart and pericardium

Enhanced eBook version included with purchase, which allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices

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Paediatric Respiratory Medicine (Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Paediatrics) 2nd Edition

Paediatric Respiratory Medicine Second edition remains the first point of reference for those faced with treating acute or chronic respiratory problems. The handbook discusses the approach to clinical problems, specific conditions, supportive care and practical procedures, and includes vital appendices covering specific tests and statistics. Designed as a practical guide, it serves general and specialist paediatricians at both consultant and trainee level.

The book is divided into five parts. Part I provides a practical approach to acute and non-acute clinical problems. Part II provides detailed information about common and more rare clinical conditions. Part III provides useful information on supportive care, including for example, use of non-invasive ventilation and the care of a child with a tracheotomy. Part IV gives details on how to perform several practical procedures, such as ciliary brush biopsy, flexible bronchoscopy, and inserting a
chest drain. The appendices provide information on lung function testing and tables of age-corrected normal values for several respiratory parameters.

Written by three consultants in paediatric respiratory medicine, their expertise in the subject provides all levels of paediatricians with practical guide on a subject that is increasingly relevant in paediatrics.

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Lung Function 7th Edition

Lung Function 7th Edition

Lung Function 7th Edition

Lung function assessment is the central pillar of respiratory diagnosis. Most hospitals have lung function laboratories where patients are tested with a variety of physiological methods. The tests and techniques used are specialized and utilize the expertise of respiratory physicians, physiologists, and technicians. This new edition of the classic text on lung function is a theoretical textbook and practical manual in one that gives a comprehensive account of lung function and its assessment in healthy persons and those with all types of respiratory disorder, against a background of respiratory, exercise, and environmental physiology. It incorporates the technical and methodological recommendations for lung function testing of the American Thoracic Society and European Respiratory Society.

Cotes’ Lung Function, 7th Edition is filled with chapters covering respiratory surveys, respiratory muscles, neonatal assessment, exercise, sleep, high altitude, hyperbaria, the effects of cold and heat, respirable dusts, fumes and vapors, anesthesia, surgery, and respiratory rehabilitation. It also offers a compendium of lung function in selected individual diseases and is filled with more diagrams and illustrative cases than previous editions.

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Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy 3rd Edition

Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy 3rd Edition

Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy 3rd Edition

Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy, Third Edition reflects the broadest possible spectrum of cardiovascular and pulmonary practice and draws upon the expertise of a carefully selected team of world-renowned contributors.  This internationally acclaimed text reviews must-know background knowledge, thoroughly explains exercise principles, cites the best evidence, and integrates the American Physical Therapy Association’s approved practice patterns into the chapter content.

Learn how to apply principles to practice in any setting with:

•  The Guide to Physical Therapy Practice integrated throughout, with an entire chapter devoted to its history and use

•  Preferred practice patterns for cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy form the core of eight chapters are used as springboards to describe interventions and outcomes

•  Case studies in practice pattern chapters allow you to experience the proper application of the practice patterns

•  The patient-client management model is used in the case studies with appropriate test, measures, and interventions selected from the practice patterns and applied to the patient

•  “International Perspectives” provide a way to gain insight into the global practice of physical therapy

•  Evidence-based and peer reviewed published material is included to help you develop specific intervention regimens

•  Online access to case-based exercises, video clips illustrating technical psychomotor skills, and demonstrations of cardiac and pulmonary physical exams

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