Chest Medicine

Chest Medicine

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A favorite among residents and pulmonary fellows, this text provides all the information needed to evaluate and manage respiratory diseases and critically ill patients and to pass the American Board of Internal Medicine's subspecialty exam in pulmonary medicine. The Fifth Edition includes new information on ARDS, sedation of critically ill patients, rehabilitation for COPD, care of elderly patients, genetic testing for asthma, CTA and other diagnostic techniques for pulmonary thromboembolism, new antifungal drugs without renal toxicity, new treatment guidelines for pneumothorax, and ventilators and noninvasive ventilation for respiratory failure. This edition also includes more algorithms and differential diagnosis tables.The distending pressure of the lung is termed the transpul- nionan/ pressure (PL) and is the difference between alveolar pressure (PA) ... The elastic properties of a distensible object can be defined by means of its volume-pressure diagram.

Title:Chest Medicine
Author:Ronald B. George
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2005


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