Clinical Respiratory Medicine, 2nd Edition
By Richard K. Albert, Stephen G. Spiro, BSc, MD, FRCP and James R. Jett, MD
Approx. 912 pages, Approx. 900 illustrations (800 in full color), Copyright 2004
Completely revised and updated to reflect the newest advances in the field, this clinically oriented resource provides all of the information readers need to successfully identify, treat, and manage the full range of respiratory diseases and disorders—in one complete, full-color volume. Over 100 international experts offer to-the-point guidance on everything from investigative techniques and presenting signs and symptoms…to clinical management techniques. And, it’s been completely revised and updated to reflect the newest advances in the field. And, consistent chapter templates and full-color art allow for easy navigation and retrieval of information.
REVIEW OF THE LAST EDITION: “A useful addition to the literature….It provides concise, essential information….A very readable, well-illustrated book.”—NEJM
Includes 17 new chapters, including Host Defenses · Chest Tube Insertion and Management · Perioperative Pulmonary Evaluation · Nonbacterial Pneumonia · Pneumonia in the Non-HIV Immunocomprimised Host · Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia · and Bronchiectasis and Disorders of the Large Airway.
Features a new section on Physiology that encompasses 6 new chapters: Respiratory Mechanics · Gas Exchange in the Lung · Pulmonary Circulation · Acid-Base Balance and Control of Ventilation · Respiratory Muscles · and Pulmonary Function and Exercise testing.
Provides an expanded Airway Disease section that examines COPD · chronic respiratory diseases · and asthma.
Offers fresh perspectives from a wealth of new international contributors.
Includes a bonus CD-ROM with all of the figures from the book for use in PowerPoint® presentations.
Presents over 150 new color figures as well as 100 new color line drawings that clarify complex material.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Structure & Function Radiology
1 Imaging 2 MRI scanning 3 Radio-nucleide scanning 4 Physiology 5 Host Defense
Part 2: Techniques & Indications
6 Bronchoscopy 7 Pleural Biopsy 8 Other Biopsy Procedures 9 Intercostal Drainage 10 Diagnostic Surgical Intervention
Part 3: Principles of Respiratory Care
11 Invasive Mechanical Ventilation 12 Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation 13 Monitoring in the ICU 14 Airway Management
Part 4: An Approach to Respiratory Symptoms
15 Cough 16 Dyspnea 17 Hemoptysis 18 Chest Pain
Part 5: Infectious Disease
19 An Approach to Diagnosis of Pulmonary Infection Community Acquired Pneumonia 20 Bacterial Pneumonia 21 Viral Pneumonia 22 Aspiration 23 Fungal and Parasitic Pneumonia; Pneumonia in the Immunocompromised Host 24 Bacterial Pneumonia 25 Viral Pneumonia 26 Fungal Pneumonia Nosocomial Infections 27 Bacterial Pneumonia 28 Fungal Pneumonia 29 Tuberculosis & Atypical Mycobacteria 30 Complications of Pneumonia 31 Rhinitis & Sinusitis
Part 6: AIDS & the Lung
32 Pulmonary Infections 33 Non- infectious Conditions
Part 7: Airway Diseases Pharmacology of the Airway
34 Beta Agonists, Anti-cholinergics & Others 35 Corticosteroids 36 Delivery of Medication to the Lung 37 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) 38 Management of Acute Exacerbations 39 Other Causes of Emphysema Asthma 40 Epidemiology & Risk Factors 41 Clinical Features, Diagnosis & Treatment 42 Cystic Fibrosis
Part 8: 43 Lung Tumors
Part 9: Diffuse Lung Diseases
44 Approach to Diagnosis 45 Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis 46 Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis 47 Sarcoidosis 48 Eosinophilic Lung Diseases & BOOP 49 Other Diffuse Diseases
Part 10: Pulmonary Vascular Disorders, Vasculitides & Hemorrhage
50 Pulmonary Embolism 51 Pulmonary Hypertension 52 Pulmonary Vasculitides & Hemorrhage
Part 11: Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Conditions
53 Connective Tissue Disorders 54 Pregnancy 55 Bone Marrow Transplantation 56 Pulmonary Complications of Hematological Problems 57 Liver Diseases 58 Gastrointestinal Diseases
Part 12: Occupational & Environmental Lung Disease
59 Disability Evaluation 60 Silicosis & Coal Worker's Pneumoconiosis 61 Asbestosis 62 Occupational Asthma 63 Air Pollution 64 Berylliosis, Byssinosis & Industrial Bronchitis
Part 13: Pleural Diseases
65 Pneumothorax 66 Pleural Effusion 67 Malignant Mesothelioma & Other Pleural Tumors
Part 14: 68 Management of Chest Trauma
Part 15: 69 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Part 16: 70 Toxic Inhalation Lung Injury
Part 17: Chest Wall Disorders
71 Scoliosis & Kyphoscoliosis 72 Acute & Chronic Neuromuscular Disorders 73 Obesity
Part 18: Disorders of the Mediastinum
74 Disorders of the Mediastinum Part 19: Disorders of the Ventilatory Control
75 Obstructive Sleep Apnea 76 Central Hypoventilation & Other Abnormalities of Sleep Disordered Breathing
Part 20: 77 Drugs & the Lung
Part 21: Lung Transplantation
78 Transplantation: An Overview