More Details about Respiratory Medicine 3rd Edition 2 Vol Set

General Information  
Author(s)John Gibson and Duncan M Geddes and Ulrich Costabel and Peter Sterk and Bryan Corrin
PublisherELSEVIER
Edition3rd Edition
ISBN9780702026133
Pages2192
BindingHardbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearDecember 2002

Description

"Respiratory Medicine" is an authoritative and up-to-date multicontributed text on respiratory diseases which combines applied science with good clinical practice. The book is divided into twelve major sections over two volumes. Part A of this book covers the important areas of lung anatomy, lung defenses and immunology. Part B deals with diagnostic methods and includes treatises on respiratory function tests and lung imaging, laboratory methods and invasive techniques such as bronchoscopy, lung biopsy and pleural aspiration. Part C covers the principles of treatment and highlights new areas of development.Part D deals with developmental abnormalities. Part E with environmental problems and lung injury. Volume I concludes with respiratory infections and covers HIV infection as well as fungal and parasitic diseases. Volume 2 provides complete and comprehensive coverage of clinical respiratory medicine and discusses important topics such as lung tumours, airway disorders and interstitial lung disease. This book now features a free CD-ROM! Including all the illustrations from the book - over 100 in colour - complete with a sophisticated slide making package.