Principles of Pulmonary Medicine, 5th Edition

Principles of Pulmonary Medicine

5th Edition

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


1. Pulmonary Anatomy and Physiology?The Basics

2. Presentation of the Patient with Pulmonary Disease

3. Evaluation of the Patient with Pulmonary Disease

4. Anatomic and Physiologic Aspects of Airways

5. Asthma

6. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

7. Miscellaneous Airway Diseases

8. Anatomic and Physiologic Aspects of the Pulmonary Parenchyma

9. Overview of the Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Diseases

10. Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Diseases Associated with Known Etiologic Agents

11. Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Diseases of Unknown Etiology

12. Anatomic and Physiologic Aspects of the Pulmonary Vasculature

13. Pulmonary Embolism

14. Pulmonary Hypertension

15. Pleural Disease

16. Mediastinal Disease

17. Anatomic and Physiologic Aspects of Neural, Muscular, and Chest Wall Interactions with the Lungs

18. Disorders of Ventilatory Control

19. Disorders of the Respiratory Pump

20. Lung Cancer: Etiologic and Pathologic Aspects

21. Lung Cancer: Clinical Aspects

22. Lung Defense Mechanisms

23. Pneumonia

24. Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacteria

25. Miscellaneous Infections Due to Fungi and Pneumocystis

26. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

27. Classification and Pathophysiologic Aspects of Respiratory Failure

28. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

29. Management of Respiratory Failure

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C

Index