Tuberculosis has generated a lot of interest in its study after the advent of AIDS. Similarly, respiratory diseases became more important after the understanding of the effect of environmental pollution on lung. Both these ailments literally constitute the maximum number of cases encountered in medical practice. The book has 26 chapters covering major lung diseases in compact and concise manner. Each chapter contains figures, tables and sufficient X-ray photographs to provide the better picture of the disease. Chapters on Clinical assessment, Physical examination, Radiology, Specific diagnostic procedures, Pulmonary function test have been incorporated to provide the practical aspects. Clinical aspects of every disease have been provided in the respective chapters supported by X -ray photographs. Recent concepts in the management of Tuberculosis as per WHO guidelines have been included in the chapter on Tuberculosis. Rare topics like Sleep apnoea syndrome, Air pollution, Drug-induced lung diseases have also been included in the book. It will be a useful textbook for undergraduates (MBBS), internists in respiratory diseases and busy clinicians.

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Author(s)S N Gaur and Raj Kumar
BindingPaper Back
Publish YearJanuary 2008