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Edited by Margaret Pisani

A Clinical Guide

Published by Springer

About the Book

This Aging and Lung Disease: A Clinical Guide is edited by Margaret Pisani. This First Edition is devoted to understanding the impact of respiratory diseases in older patients. It includes reviews of physiology of the aging lung, allergy and immunology of the aging, as well as sleep changes over the life cycle. There are also comprehensive reviews on specific disease topics including chronic obstructive lung disease, lung cancer, atypical mycobacteria, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolism, obstructive sleep apnea, sleep disorders in older patients. Two chapters focus on unique issues in older patients; HIV and lung transplant. Included also are important chapters on assessing functional and cognitive status and end-of-life issues in older patients with lung disease. In addition to outlining the current state of knowledge, each chapter focuses on special considerations when caring for older patients. Of particular interest to pulmonologists, internists, and gerontologists, other readers, such as pulmonary and geriatric nurse practitioners, as well as clinical researchers interested in both pulmonary and aging issues, will find Aging and Lung Disease: A Clinical Guide to be a vital resource for improving their care of older patients with lung disorders.

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What You will Learn

The Topics Covered in this Textbook are

Physiologic Changes in the Aging Lung
Allergy and Immunology of the Aging Lung
Physiologic Changes in Sleep with Aging
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Older Patients
Lung Cancer in Older Patients
Pulmonary Hypertension in Older Patients
Pulmonary Embolism in Older Patients
Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Older Patients
Sleep Disorders in Older Patients
Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections in Older Patients
Interstitial Lung Disease in Older Patients
Lung Disease in Older Patients with HIV
Special Considerations in Lung Transplantation in Older Patients
Assessment of Functional and Cognitive Status in Older Patients with Lung Disease
Addressing End-of-Life Issues in Older Patients with Lung Disease

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