Diffuse Lung Disease: A Practical Approach by Robert P. BaughmanDiffuse Lung Disease: A Practical Approach by Robert P. Baughman

Diffuse Lung Disease: A Practical Approach

EditorRobert P. Baughman, Roland M. du Bois

Hardcover | November 3, 2011

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Interstitial lung diseases comprise a significant part of any respiratory medicine practice.  This timely second edition of Diffuse Lung Disease is a practical clinically-oriented resource, covering all the major advances in diagnostic techniques and therapies.  Authored by world authorities in the field, this book provides clear and specific recommendations for the management of all forms of interstitial lung diseases.  This book is divided into two sections.  The first section addresses the general aspects of diagnosis and management, including clinical approach, radiographic approach, physiological changes, and classification.  The second section details each individual form of interstitial lung disease.  Organized in an easy to follow format, each disease specific chapter includes tables outlining diagnostic approach, differential diagnosis, disease monitoring, and treatment.  Illustrative cases, replete with high quality HRCT images, bring an added dimension to this outstanding book.
Title:Diffuse Lung Disease: A Practical ApproachFormat:HardcoverDimensions:412 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.01 inPublished:November 3, 2011Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1441997709

ISBN - 13:9781441997708

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Table of Contents

Section I                     General ConsiderationsChapter 1                    Patient Evaluation                                    Keith C. Meyer and Ganesh RaghuChapter 2                    Radiologic Evaluation                                    David A. LynchChapter 3                    Bronchoalveolar Lavage                                    Marjolein Drent and C.F.M. LinssenChapter 4                    Pathology of Diffuse Lung Disease                                    Thomas V. Colby and Kevin O. LeslieChapter 5                    Pulmonary Function Testing                                    Athol U. Wells, Simon Ward, Derek CramerChapter 6                    Diffuse Lung Disease: Classification and Evaluation                                    Harold R. Collard and Talmadge E. King, Jr.Chapter 7                    Drug Therapy for Interstitial Lung Disease                                    Robert P. Baughman, Ulrich Costabel, Elyse E. LowerChapter 8                    Pulmonary Hypertension in Interstitial Lung Disease                                    Oksana A. Shlobin and Steven D. Nathan Section II                    Specific DiseasesChapter 9                    Sarcoidosis                                    Daniel A. Culver and Marc A. JudsonChapter 10                  Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)                                     Joseph P. Lynch III and John A. BelperioChapter 11                  Nonspecific Interstitial Pneumonia                                    Kevin R. Flaherty and Fernando J. MartinezChapter 12                  A Practical Approach to Connective Tissue Disease Associated Lung Disease                                    Aryeh Fischer and Roland M. du BoisChapter 13                  Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis: A Clinical Perspective                                    Moisés Selman, Mayra Mejía, Héctor Ortega, Carmen NavarroChapter 14                  Smoking and Interstitial Lung Disease                                    Joshua Solomon and Kevin K. BrownChapter 15                  Childhood Interstitial Lung Disease                                    Lisa R. Young Chapter 16                  Rare Interstitial Lung Diseases                                    Tristan J. Huie, Amy L. Olson, Marvin I. Schwarz, Stephen K. FrankelChapter 17                  Occupational and Drug Induced Disorders                                     Michal Pirozynski and John Joseph BorgChapter 18                  Bronchiolitis                                    Vincent Cottin and Jean-François CordierChapter 19                  Pulmonary Vasculitis                                     Ulrich Specks and Karina A. Keogh

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From the reviews of the second edition:"The purpose is to provide clear and specific recommendations for the management of a variety of interstitial lung diseases. . The target audience . is clinicians specializing in pulmonary medicine, which is appropriate. . For pulmonologists, this is an excellent resource on interstitial lung diseases. It provides relevant points in caring for patients with each disease. This edition provides updated recommendations based on advances made in the diagnostic approach and particularly the treatment options." (Anita Amin, Doody's Review Service, April, 2012)