A system- and disease-based approach to the aspects of pulmonary pathophysiology, essential for an understanding of clinical medicine. Bridging the gap between basic science and clinical medicine, this text provides students with a solid understanding of symptom identification and the underlying disease mechanism. Features clinical pearls, learning objectives, study questions, algorithms, and key concepts highlighting the presentation in each chapter.
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PULMONARY PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, Second Edition
Juzar Ali, MD
Warren R. Summer, MD
Michael G. Levitzky, PhD
This handy guide provides the student or clinician with an understanding of disorders of lung structure and function as they pertain to the clinical setting. It's practical, symptom-based approach links together patients' presenting signs and underlying disease mechanisms for the full spectrum of respiratory problems.
Learning objectives, study questions, clinical examples, and abundant algorithms highlight each chapter. The presentation takes you from recognition of symptoms, to an understanding the pathophysiologic process at work, to treatment.
Includes special coverage of pediatric and geriatric pulmonary pathology, lung transplantation pathophysiology, molecular microbiology, immunology of disease states, and much more
Also of interest from McGraw-Hill:
Levitzky: Pulmonary Physiology, 6/e Fishman et al.
Fishman’s Manual of Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders, 3/e
Visit: accessmedbooks.com The best source for medical education & referenceAbout the Author:
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine Section of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine Louisiana State Universoty Health Sciences Center New Orleans, LA
Howard A. Bucchner Professor and Section Chief Director, Pulmonary Services Chief, Pulmonary Services Section of Pummonary/Critical Care Medicine Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans, LA
Professor of Physiology and Anesthesiology, Louisiana State University Medical Center; Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics and Physiology, Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana
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