Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine: Pleural Diseases

by Surinder K Jindal, PS Shankar

This book mainly provides appropriate detail about the “World Clinics Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine: Pleural Diseases”. The current issue of the World Clinics, therefore, is not just meant as a clinics journal but as a monograph on pleural disorders which can serve as a reference for both the practicing clinicians as well as the students of medicine. The book “World Clinics Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine: Pleural Diseases” includes the current issue on pleural diseases summarizes the recent information and concepts on etiologies of different problems and the approach for their management. This book also takes into account other different perspectives such as the local disease spectrum, feasibility, and principles of management. Introductory articles on pleural anatomy and physiology, algorithmic approach, pleural imaging, and thoracoscopy are of great help in giving a broader view of pleural diseases. Articles on specific disorders such as tuberculosis, pneumonias, malignancies, and connective tissue disorders provide in depth understanding of pleural involvement in different pathological conditions. One also finds useful articles on hydrothorax, pleural fibrosis, drug-related pleural toxicity, and recurrent pneumothorax which are highly informative and helpful in day-to-day clinical practice.

Book Series: World Clinics


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Jindal Surinder K
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
2. Shankar PS MR Medical College, Gulbarga, Deepti, Behind Dist Court, Gulbarga, Karnataka, India
ISBN 9789386150837
Speciality Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/14243
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2018
Book Type Professional


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