More Details about ABC of Pleural Diseases

General Information  
Author(s)Nick Maskell and Fergus V Gleeson and Najib M Rahman and Nick A Maskell
PublisherJohn Wiley
ISBN9780470654743
Pages88
BindingSoftbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearMay 2018

Description

Pleural diseases are frequently managed in primary care, but specialist knowledge is required to understand the full variety of presentations and available treatments in this rapidly developing field. ABC of Pleural Diseases is a brand new addition to the ABC Series which takes a unique approach to these conditions by dealing with them as a related group as well as in their individual manifestations. The book provides a unique and comprehensive overview of pleural disease, beginning with the anatomy and physiology of the pleura. It then covers a wide range of specific conditions in greater detail, including pneumothorax, pleural effusions, pleural infections, as well as chapters on radiology and pathology. Full coverage is given of mesothelioma, the most common pleural cancer. Written by a team of specialists, this reference guide to pleural diseases is a practical guide for General Practitioners, Junior Doctors, Specialist Nurses, Radiologists and all Healthcare Professionals working within chest medicine.