Handbook on Clinical Approach to Respiratory Medicine

by K Surendra Menon, R Pajanivel

The aim of this book is to presents the handbook on clinical approach to respiratory medicine. The essential element is the decisional process by probing history, recognition of signs and clinical reasoning. Hands, ears and the brain play a major role in diagnosing in spite of the laboratory tools available. The art of history taking and proper examination of the patient has become almost extinct. This book confines basically to case taking in respiratory medicine and will give the reader a deeper insight into history taking and examination of the patient. This methodology will help the reader in examining the other systems like CVS, CNS, etc. This book consists of five chapters. It includes anatomical principles, symptomatology, examination of respiratory system, common investigations in respiratory evaluation and management of pulmonary emergencies. This book is useful for the undergraduates, interns and postgraduates to understand the importance of proper case taking.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Menon K Surendra
Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Puducherry, India
2. Pajanivel R Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Puducherry, India
ISBN 9789386261779
Speciality Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/13006
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2017
Pages 118
Book Type Professional


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