Principles of Pulmonary Medicine, 6th Edition
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Easily assimilate the fundamentals of pulmonary medicine!Table of Contents
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Principles of Pulmonary Medicine helps you master the foundations of pulmonary medicine without being overwhelmed! This concise, easy-to-read medical reference book correlates basic science principles with the radiologic, pathologic, and clinical aspects of respiratory disease to provide an integrated, accessible approach to the study of pulmonary medicine.
- Focus on the clinical aspects and treatment of specific pulmonary and respiratory diseases, and understand the anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology relevant to major pulmonary disorders.
- Apply the material to real-life practice with case-based pulmonology questions covering topics including pulmonary function tests, physiologic data, and results of arterial blood gas testing.
- Learn the latest diagnostic and therapeutic strategies with updated coverage of diagnostic modalities used in pulmonary disease, as well as management of asthma, lung cancer, respiratory failure, pulmonary hypertension, and other pulmonary diseases.
- Visually grasp difficult concepts with high-quality images of the lung that complement discussions of specific diseases.
- Efficiently review critical information in pulmonary medicine by skimming margin notes throughout the text.
- Practice your knowledge with 200 case-based, self-assessment questions and apply pulmonology principles to real-life practice.
- Access the complete contents online at Expert Consult, including NEW unique author audio chapter lectures, video clips, questions, additional audio recordings of lung sounds, supplemental images, and more.
By Steven E. Weinberger, MD, FACP, Adjunct Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; Senior Vice President for Medical Knowledge and Education, American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA; Barbara A. Cockrill, MD, Clinical Director, Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program, Pulmonary and Critical Care Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA and Jess Mandel, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Dean, Division of Medical Education, UC San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA