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Molecular Biology of Acute Lung Injury
     

Molecular Biology of Acute Lung Injury

by Hector R. Wong (Editor)
 

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Acute lung injury (ALI) impacts patient care in every ICU in the world. Our collective understanding of this condition has grown immensely over the past decade but morbidity and mortality remain unacceptably high. To enhance the understanding of clinicians and researchers, this book addresses the pathophysiology of acute lung injury from a molecular and cellular

Overview

Acute lung injury (ALI) impacts patient care in every ICU in the world. Our collective understanding of this condition has grown immensely over the past decade but morbidity and mortality remain unacceptably high. To enhance the understanding of clinicians and researchers, this book addresses the pathophysiology of acute lung injury from a molecular and cellular standpoint; includes animal models of acute lung injury and points to potential therapeutic advances based on scientific findings. It is a concise compendium of the multiple pathways, mechanisms and molecules involved in the pathophysiology of acute lung injury and is intended to help caregivers understand the process and thus care for patients more effectively.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461355489
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
12/31/2013
Series:
Molecular & Cellular Biology of Critical Care Medicine Series , #1
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2001
Pages:
329
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.72(d)

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