Disorders of the Respiratory Tract: Common Challenges in Primary Care / Edition 1

Disorders of the Respiratory Tract: Common Challenges in Primary Care / Edition 1

by Matthew L. Mintz
     
 

ISBN-10: 1588295567

ISBN-13: 9781588295569

Pub. Date: 04/28/2006

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

A concise review of the epidemiology, pathogenesis, and management of common respiratory conditions seen in a primary care setting. Using an illuminating case-based approach, Dr. Mintz assesses the key clinical questions that a primary care physician would ask and applies the most up-to-date research and guidelines to offer the practitioner evidence-based solutions

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A concise review of the epidemiology, pathogenesis, and management of common respiratory conditions seen in a primary care setting. Using an illuminating case-based approach, Dr. Mintz assesses the key clinical questions that a primary care physician would ask and applies the most up-to-date research and guidelines to offer the practitioner evidence-based solutions. The author covers the range of knowledge needed to provide excellent care for patients with respiratory disease, from the basics of pulmonary function testing to understanding and caring for common respiratory illnesses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, allergic rhinitis, and pneumonia. For each disorder, Dr. Mintz explains the key points regarding the epidemiology of the disease, its pathophysiology, the differential diagnosis and diagnosis, and its recommended treatment. A special PDA version of Disorders of the Respiratory Tract: Common Challenges in Primary Care is also available.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588295569
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
04/28/2006
Series:
Current Clinical Practice Series
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. The Basics

Approach to the Patient With a Respiratory Disorder
Nirav Patel and Matthew L. Mintz

Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory Tract
Anna Person and Matthew L. Mintz

Pulmonary Function Testing
Shyam Parkhie and Matthew L. Mintz

Part II. Disorders of the Upper Airway

Allergic Rhinitis
Holly Bergman Sobota, Trissana Emdadi, and Matthew L. Mintz

Non-Allergic Rhinitis
Cardin Bell and Matthew L. Mintz

Sinusitis
Neelam Gor and Matthew L. Mintz

Pharyngitis
David Jager and Matthew L. Mintz

Laryngitis and Hoarseness
Matthew Chandler and Matthew L. Mintz

Part III. Disorders of the Lower Airway

Croup
Jeremy Spencer and Matthew L. Mintz

Pediatric Asthma
Katrina Dafnis and Matthew L. Mintz

Adult Asthma
Dharti Patel and Matthew L. Mintz

Exercise-Induced Bronchospasm
Khalid Jaboori and Matthew L. Mintz

Acute Cough
Karen J. Scheer and Matthew L. Mintz

Chronic Cough
Clara Peck and Matthew L. Mintz

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Anna Person and Matthew L. Mintz

Lung Cancer
Mohammad A. Raza and Matthew L. Mintz

Sarcoidosis
Danielle Davidson and Matthew L. Mintz

Pneumonia
Mohamed Al-Darei and Matthew L. Mintz

Bronchiolitis
Elizabeth A. Valois Asser, Alexander S. Asser, and Matthew L. Mintz

Part IV. Non-Airway Disorders That Present With Respiratory Symptoms

Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Vikram Bakhru and Matthew L. Mintz

Obesity
Rebecca Chatterjee and Matthew L. Mintz

Vocal Cord Dysfunction
Amy Humfeld and Matthew L. Mintz

Pulmonary Embolism
Eric Wollins and Matthew L. Mintz

Hemoptysis
Samantha McIntosh and Matthew L. Mintz

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Cough, and Asthma
Niral Shah and Matthew L. Mintz

Index

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