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Chest Medicine
Essentials of Pulmonary and Critcal Care Medicine
Fifth Edition
by Ronald B. George

Chest Medicine provides all the information the busy clinician needs to evaluate and manage respiratory diseases and critically ill patients with confidence.

Chest Medicine features:

  • Practical coverage
  • Ideal for exam preparation
  • Nearly 300 high-quality illustrations
  • Abundant tables
  • The latest procedures
  • Completely updated and rewritten content
  • More algorithms

Contents

Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System

  1. Functional Anatomy of the Respiratory System
  2. Mechanics of Respiration
  3. Alveolar Ventilation, Gas Exchange, Oxygen Delivery, and Acid-Base Physiology

Gathering the Database

  1. The Respiratory History and Physical Examination
  2. Chest Imaging
  3. Clinical Pulmonary Funtion Testing, Exercise Testing, and Disability Evaluation
  4. Invasive Diagnostic Procedures
Management of Respiratory Diseases

  1. Asthma
  2. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  3. Lung Transplantation and Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  4. Pulmonary Thromboembolism and Other Pulmonary Vascular Diseases
  5. Diffuse Parenchymal and Alveolar Lung Diseases
  6. Occupational and Environmental Lung Disease
  7. Lung Neoplasms
  8. Respiratory Tract Infections
  9. Pulmonary Complications in the Immunosuppressed Patient
  10. Diseases of the Pleura, Mediastinum, Chest Wall, and Diaphragm
  11. Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders
  12. Pulmonary and Critical Care Among Elderly Patients Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit

The Critically Ill Patient

  1. Nutrition and Ethical Principles in Critical Illness and Injury
  2. General Prinicples of Managing a Patient with Respiratory Failure
  3. Acute Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure: Neuromuscular and Obstructive Diseases
  4. Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure: Pulmonary Edema and Acute Lung Injury
  5. Thoracic Trauma, Surgery, and Perioperative Management
  6. Managing the Patient with Shock, Sepsis, and Multiple Organ Failure
  7. Prevention of Nonpulmonary Complications of Intensive Care

Index

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Chest Medicine
Essentials of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Fifth Edition
by Ronald B. George

2005 652 pages $138.00 + shipping
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