Handbook of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

by SK Jindal

The book Handbook of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine is a handbook to pulmonologists to know primary diseases of the lungs along with systemic illnesses and sister-specialties. The book gives information on the applied respiratory physics, respiratory function and mechanics, and lung function test in the initial chapters followed by basics about arterial blood gases, mycobacteria, immunology and pathogenesis. Succeeding chapters deal with pulmonary tuberculosis, molecular diagnosis of TB, its management and prevention, extrapulmonary TB, MDR-TB, HIV coinfection, nontuberculous mycobacterial infections, community-acquired pneumonia, pulmonary mycetoma, nosocomial pneumonia, other respiratory tract infections (bacterial, viral, fungal, parasitic), asthma, bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung diseases, comorbidities, lung cancer, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary thromboembolism, respiratory distress syndrome, pleural effusion and therapeutic interventions among several other topics.

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Editor
1. Jindal SK
Editor's Affiliation
1. Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
ISBN
9789350257074
Speciality
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11539
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2012
Pages
810
Book Type
Reference

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