Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine

Paperback | August 24, 2014

byStephen Chapman, Grace Robinson, John Stradling

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Revised and updated for its third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine is the must-have resource for junior doctors and students, and all clinicians caring for patients with respiratory problems. Concise, practical, and designed for rapid access to essential information, thishandbook will ensure you have everything you need for the ward, clinic, or exams.This handbook covers the latest clinical guidelines and developments in the field. It features unique sections on practical procedures and a symptoms section to aid in differential diagnosis and clinical management. Practical advice on management is integrated throughout and a dedicated section onrespiratory emergencies ensures you can cope with any eventuality. New sections such as thoracic ultrasound, indwelling pleural catheters, safe sedation, and cardiopulmonary exercise testing have been added, and all major respiratory diseases and symptoms are covered in practical, succinct chapters.This third edition will ensure you have all the information you need at your fingertips.

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Revised and updated for its third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine is the must-have resource for junior doctors and students, and all clinicians caring for patients with respiratory problems. Concise, practical, and designed for rapid access to essential information, thishandbook will ensure you have everything you ...

Stephen Chapman is Consultant and Senior Lecturer in Respiratory Medicine at Oxford Univesity Hospitals, UK. Grace Robinson is Consultant in Respiratory Medicine at Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK. John Stradling is Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Oxford, UK. Sophie West is Consultant in Respiratory Medicin...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:928 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.07 inPublished:August 24, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198703864

ISBN - 13:9780198703860

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Table of Contents

Clinical presentations-approaches to problems1. Breathlessness2. Chest pain3. Chronic cough and a normal CXR4. Critically ill patient with respiratory disease5. Diffuse alveolar haemorrhage6. Diffuse lung disease7. Haemoptysis8. Pleural effusion9. Post-operative breathlessness10. Pregnancy and breathlessness11. Pre-operative assessment12. Pulmonary disease in the immunocompromised (non-HIV)13. Pulmonary disease in the immunocompromised (HIV)14. Sleep and ventilation15. Unexplained ventilatory failureClinical conditions16. Acute respiratory distress syndrome17. Asbestos and the lung18. Asthma19. Bronchiectasis20. Bronchiolitis21. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)22. Connective tissue disease and the lung23. Cor pulmonale24. Cystic fibrosis25. Eosinophilic lung disease26. Extreme environments-flying, altitude, diving27. Gastrointestinal disease and the lung28. Hypersensitivity pneumonitis29. Hyperventilation syndrome30. Idiopathic interstitial pneumonias31. Lung cancer32. Lung transplantation33. Mediastinal abnormalities34. Paediatric lung disorders pertinent to adult patients35. Pleural effusion36. Pneumoconioses37. Pneumothorax38. Pulmonary hypertension39. Pulmonary thromboembolic disease40. Respiratory infection-bacterial41. Respiratory infection-fungal42. Respiratory infection-mycobacterial43. Respiratory infection-parasitic44. Respiratory infection-viral45. Sarcoidosis46. Sickle cell disease: pulmonary complications47. Sleep apnoea and hypoventilation48. Toxic agents49. Unusual lung diseases50. Upper airway diseases51. Vasculitis and the lungSupportive care52. Ethical issues53. Financial entitlements54. Immunosuppressive drugs55. Inhalers and nebulizers56. Intensive care unit (ICU): when to involve57. Non-invasive ventilation58. Oxygen therapy59. Palliative care60. Pulmonary rehabilitation61. Smoking cessationPractical procedures62. Airway management63. Bronchoscopy64. Chest drains65. Cricothyroidotomy66. Miscellaneous diagnostic tests67. Pleural biopsy68. Pleurodesis69. Pneumothorax aspiration70. Safe sedation: general principles71. Thoracentesis72. Thoracic ultrasound73. Thoracoscopy (medical)74. TracheostomyAppendices1. Blood gases and acid-base balance2. BMI calculator; height and weight converter3. CT anatomy of the thorax4. CT patterns of lung disease5. Drugs used for bronchoscopy and sedation6. Lung function and cardiopulmonary exercise testing7. Plain radiograph and lobar collapses8. Radiological investigations and radiation exposure9. Useful websites

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Review from previous edition: "This is a well-constructed book with a clear practical procedures section: it's concise but thorough - an excellent handbook for those working in chest medicine." --BMA Medical Book Competition 2010