Respiratory: An Integrated Approach to Disease

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Edited by Andrew J. Lechner, George M. Matuschak and David S. Brink

An Integrated Approach to Disease

Published by McGraw-Hill Education

About the Book

This Respiratory: An Integrated Approach to Disease is edited by Andrew J. Lechner, George M. Matuschak and David S. Brink. This First Edition textbook skillfully bridges the gap between the science and practice of medicine.

This beautifully illustrated book seamlessly integrates the core elements of cell biology, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and pathology with clinical medicine. It is the perfect companion for medical students transitioning to their clinical years, as well as for practicing physicians who need a user-friendly update on the basic science underlying the practice of clinical medicine.


Detailed learning objectives clearly state learning goals
Key concepts are emphasized in every chapter
The latest developments in the field are incorporated throughout the text
Numerous high-quality illustrations with detailed legends clarify important or difficult concepts
Clinical Correlations highlight the clinical implications of basic science
Each chapter is accompanied by an annotated bibliography to enhance the learning experience and provide an overview of the critical literature in the field
End-of-chapter case-based questions with detailed explanations reinforce important concepts and assess understanding of the material
A valuable Glossary of common phrases, terms, abbreviations, and acronyms.

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What You will Learn

The Topics Covered in this Textbook are

Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System

Respiratory System Nomenclature and Ambient Conditions
Development and Functional Anatomy of the Lungs and Airways
Mechanisms of O2 and CO2 Transport by Erythrocytes
Principles of Lung Ventilation and Spirometry
Surfactant Biology and Lung Compliance
Integrated Respiratory System Compliance and the Work of Breathing
Pulmonary Circulation and Capillary Fluid Dynamics
Ventilation/Perfusion Matching and Estimating Alveolar Ventilation
Alveolar O2 and CO2 Exchange, Physiologic Shunt, and Acid-Base Balance
Airway and Parenchymal Defense Mechanisms
Central and Peripheral Neural Controls of Respiration
Importance and Derivation of Aerobic Capacity
Respiratory Responses to Extreme Environments

Evaluating Patients with Respiratory Diseases

Conduct and Interpretation of the Basic Chest
Interpreting X-rays and CT Scans of the Chest
Pulmonary Function Testing, Plethysmography, & Diffusing Capacity
Blood Gas Analyses and Their Interpretation
Diagnostic Flexible Bronchoscopy
Evaluating Sputum and Pleural Effusions

Obstructive and Restrictive Lung Diseases

Pathology of Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases
Diagnosis and Management of Asthma
Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases
Pathology of Restrictive Lung Diseases
Management of Restrictive Lung Diseases
Management of Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders

Inflammatory, Vascular, and Pleural Diseases

Pathology of Atelectatic, Vascular, and Iatrogenic Diseases of the Lungs and Pleural Space
Pulmonary Embolism
Acute Lung Injury and the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Pathophysiology and Diseases of the Pleural Space
Principles and Goals of Mechanical Ventilation

Cancer and Related Lung Masses

Pathology of Lung Tumors
Lung Cancer
Diseases of the Upper Airways and Sinuses

Infections of the Lung

Pathology of Lung Infections
Clinical Management of Pneumonias
Mycobacterial Disease in the Lung

Pediatric Lung Diseases

Congenital Anomalies of the Respiratory System
Presentation and Management of Cystic Fibrosis
Neonatal RDS and the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Lower Respiratory Tract Infections in Children

For Whom is this Book For

This Respiratory: An Integrated Approach to Disease is perfect for ENT Specialists, Otolaryngologists, 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 ENT and Otolaryngology. It includes topics pretty useful for Other Health Care Professionals including Clinical Pharmacists, Nurses and Professors.


Format of the eBook: PDF      Size: 29 MB


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