Textbook of Pulmonary Medicine

by Jyotsna M Joshi

Text book of Pulmonary Medicine is compilation of carefully selected topics on various important topics on pulmonary medicine. Pulmonary medicine also called respiratory medicine or chest medicine is an important specialty of medicine and deals with diseases of the lungs and respiratory system. The book contains concise up-to-date information on topics relevant to both students and practicing physicians. There are twenty-five chapters including topics like applied anatomy and physiology, evaluation of the respiratory system: clinical assessment and investigations, respiratory tract infections, tuberculosis, human immune deficiency virus and respiratory disorders, pulmonary collapse, pleural diseases: pleural effusion and pneumothorax, chronic airway disorders: upper airway disorders, pharmacotherapy of obstructive airway disorders, bronchial asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorders, bronchiectasis, small airway obstruction, lung cancer, pulmonary eosinophilia, interstitial lung diseases, sarcoidosis, air pollution and related disorders, pulmonary vasculitides, pulmonary thromboembolic disease, pulmonary hypertension and cor pulmonale, diseases of the mediastinum, sleep related respiratory disorders (sleep apnoea syndromes), drug-induced respiratory disorders, pulmonary hydatidosis and pleuropulmonary amoebiasis, pre-operative pulmonary evaluation, non-invasive ventilation and management of chronic respiratory diseases: pulmonary rehabilitation. An important highlight of the book is case illustrations with emphasis on commonly misdiagnosed or mistreated cases. The last chapter is a “do-it-yourself chest radiograph exercise” that allows the reader to assess his/her knowledge of chest radiography.


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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Joshi Jyotsna M TN Medical College and BYL Nair, Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
TN Medical College and BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
TN Medical College and BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai, India
TN Medical College, BYL Nair Hospital, Dr AL Nair Road, Mumbai 400 008, Maharashtra, India
TN Medical College and BYL Nair Hospital Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
T.N. Medical College, B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
ISBN 9788184486490
Speciality Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10889
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2009
Pages 454
Book Type Textbook


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