Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine and Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy

Paperback | October 26, 2016

byGavin Spickett, Stephen Chapman, Grace Robinson

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Two titles from the bestselling Oxford Medical Handbooks series are now available in this great value pack.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.The third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy is a unique, practical and clinically relevant guide for clinicians and laboratory staff to assist with the diagnosis and management of immunological/allergic disease, and the correct selection and interpretation ofimmunological tests. Now fully updated for the third edition, the handbook has been expanded to include the latest developments, drugs, diagnostic tests, and therapy options in the field.With concise, bullet-point coverage of the entire breadth of immunological and allergic disease, this handbook has been specially written to ensure the information you need is always at your fingertips. The first section covers clinical diseases, giving guidance on test selection and interpretationfor both diagnosis and monitoring. The second section covers diagnostic tests, summarizing the methodology and pros and cons of each. Expertly written, reviewed by specialists, and fully up-to-date, you can be sure that the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy provides all the vitalinformation you will need to assist you in effective practice.

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Two titles from the bestselling Oxford Medical Handbooks series are now available in this great value pack.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...

Gavin Spickett trained in Oxford and carried out research for his DPhil at the MRC Cellular Immunology Unit. He then completed his medical training in Ipswich before moving to the Clinical Research Centre, working with Dr. David Webster on primary immunodeficiency diseases. He completed his senior registrar training in Oxford with prof...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:1584 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 1 inPublished:October 26, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine1. 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 failure16. 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 lung52. 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 cessation62. Airway management63. Bronchoscopy64. Chest drains65. Cricothyroidotomy66. Miscellaneous diagnostic tests67. Pleural biopsy68. Pleurodesis69. Pneumothorax aspiration70. Safe sedation: general principles71. Thoracentesis72. Thoracic ultrasound73. Thoracoscopy (medical)74. TracheostomyAppendices. 1. 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 websitesOxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy1. Primary immunodeficiency2. Secondary immunodeficiency3. Allergic disease4. Autoimmunity and the endocrine system5. Autoimmunity affecting the nervous system6. Autoimmunity associated with cardiac, respiratory, and renal disease7. Autoimmunity in gastrointestinal disease8. Autoimmunity in liver disease9. Autoimmune haematological disorders10. Autoimmune skin disorders11. Autoimmune eye disease12. Connective tissue disease13. Vasculitis14. Miscellaneous conditions15. Transplantation16. Immunotherapy17. Immunochemistry18. Autoantibodies19. Allergy tests20. Cellular investigations21. Tissue typing22. Quality and managerial issues

Editorial Reviews

"This is an excellent pocket reference for clinical immunology and allergy. The sections are arranged to allow for quick retrieval of key facts. It is small and convenient to carry...[it] will be particularly helpful to students or physicians who want a quick, convenient resource to retrievekey facts in a broad range of topics related to this field." --Doody's Notes