This international and authoritative treatise covers all aspects of pleural disease. Beginning with a comprehensive introductory section to provide guidance to, and aid understanding of, the basic mechanisms that underlie pleural diseases, the book follows with a series of clinical chapters, discussing all the common and less common pleural diseases. These chapters in this section will be written to a uniform structure covering definition, incidence and epidemiology, etiology and pathogenesis, clinical presentation, investigations, treatments, possible complications and directions for future development. Guidelines for management are included where appropriate and each chapter concludes with a summary highlighting practical patient management 'tips'. The book will be an invaluable reference for, and consulted frequently by, specialist pulmonologists with an interest in pleural diseases, and will also be a useful library reference for trainee and other pulmonary physicians.
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This is a truely comprehensive effort written by knowledgeable authorities and should interest any chest physician with more than a passing interest in pleural disease. It deserves to be stocked in every hospital medical library and as it will almost certainly be on loan whenever you want to look something up it may be expedient to invest in your own copy.
Chronic Respiratory Disease
Richard W. Light is Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University; and Director of the Pulmonary Disease Program, Saint Thomas Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Y. C. Gary Lee is Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellow, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford; Honorary Respiratory Physician, Osler Chest Unit, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, U.K; and Honorary Senior Clinical Research Fellow, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Perth, Australia
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Descrizione libro CRC Press, 2003. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 1. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0340807946
Descrizione libro CRC Press, 2003. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0340807946
Descrizione libro CRC Press, 2003. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. New item. Codice libro della libreria QX-203-64-4416304