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Edited by Anne E. Dixon and Emmanuelle Clerisme Beaty

A Guide to Management

Published by Humana Press

About the Book

This Obesity and Lung Disease: A Guide to Management is edited by Anne E. Dixon and Emmanuelle Clerisme Beaty. As a result of the rapidly growing rate of obesity worldwide, clinicians are struggling to provide the best strategies for treating obese patients with concomitant pulmonary conditions.

Obesity does not simply change the epidemiology of pulmonary disease; obesity has a profound impact on the pathophysiology of common pulmonary diseases. Obesity affects the severity of asthma, response to treatment, and is likely a major modifier of the phenotype of asthma. Obesity also appears to affect response to pathogens, and as such has a major influence on response to pneumonia, and has a significant impact on outcomes pertaining to acute lung injury in the intensive care unit.


– This First Edition textbook of Obesity and Lung Disease: A Guide to Management is the first text in the field to cover the full range of issues related to managing obese patients with pulmonary problems.
– All the relevant conditions, in the context of obesity, are covered, including airway inflammation, sleep apnea, asthma, pulmonary hypertension, obesity hypoventilation, as well as others.
– Written by an international group of experts, this important new volume is an invaluable resource for all clinicians and scientists concerned with the challenging problems surrounding obesity and lung diseases.

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What You will Learn

The Topics Covered in this Textbook are

Effects of Obesity on Lung Function
Effects of Obesity on Airway Responsiveness
The Effects of Obesity on Immune Function and Pulmonary Host Defense
Pathogenesis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Obesity
Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
Effect of Obesity on the Development and Clinical Presentation of Asthma
Treatment of the Obese Patient with Asthma
Obesity and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Obesity, the Metabolic Syndrome, and Pulmonary Hypertension
Obesity and Acute Lung Injury
Mechanical Ventilation of Patients with Severe Obesity
Obesity and Lung Health in Children

For Whom is this Book For

This Obesity and Lung Disease: A Guide to Management is perfect for ENT Specialists, Residents and Practicing Physicians. It is the must have reference for practitioners and residents! It acts as Reference Material for those MBBS students who are pursuing their Post-Graduation in Gastroenterology and Otolaryngology. It includes topics pretty useful for Other Health Care Professionals including Clinical Pharmacists, Nurses and Professors.


Format of the eBook: PDF      Size: 11.4 MB


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