Recent Advances in Respiratory Medicine, Volume 2

by D Behera, SK Sharma, A Mohan

The second volume in the series Recent Advances in Respiratory Medicine has been conceived to present the recent advances in understanding of respiratory disease and critical care. This book provides insight into the recent developments in understanding of the pathogenetic mechanisms and management of pulmonary oedema, bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP), acute pulmonary disorders at high altitude and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis. The book also provides an in-depth view regarding current trends in interventional radiology in pulmonary medicine, bronchoscopy and a detailed account of the current principles underlying rational use of mechanical ventilation and noninvasive ventilation. The current perspectives in the management of bronchial asthma, acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis are also presented. The book provides a cohesive account of the laboratory perspective of drug resistance in the lower respiratory tract infections and the clinician’s perspective of community-acquired pneumonia. The recent trends in preoperative pulmonary evaluation, cardiopulmonary exercise testing are also extensively covered. Additionally, the book provides a critical overview on topics such as nutrition in the intensive care unit, air pollution, lung volume reduction surgery, the global pandemic of severs acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Recent Advances in Respiratory Medicine, Volume 2 is an excellent companion to postgraduate students and practicing physicians to update their knowledge and help in better management of patients.

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Editor
1. Behera D
2. Sharma SK
3. Mohan A
Editor's Affiliation
1. LRS Institute of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases, New Delhi, India; Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh, India
2. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-110029
3. Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati
ISBN
9788180615610
Speciality
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10717
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2005
Pages
352
Book Type
Reference

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