Pulmonary/Respiratory Therapy Secrets / Edition 3

Pulmonary/Respiratory Therapy Secrets / Edition 3

by Polly E. Parsons
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323035868

ISBN-13: 9780323035866

Pub. Date: 06/01/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This volume in the very popular Secrets Series® is back in an exciting, updated, and completely redesigned 3rd Edition. A new, two-color page layout, a more portable size, and a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" in pulmonary medicine help you better meet the challenges you face daily. You will still find all of the features you have come to rely on in the Secrets

Overview

This volume in the very popular Secrets Series® is back in an exciting, updated, and completely redesigned 3rd Edition. A new, two-color page layout, a more portable size, and a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" in pulmonary medicine help you better meet the challenges you face daily. You will still find all of the features you have come to rely on in the Secrets Series—a questions- and answer-format, lists, mnemonics, tables, and an informal tone that make reference fast and easy. No matter what questions arise in practice or while preparing for boards, this 3rd edition has the answers—in print and online.

• Includes a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" to keep in mind during residency and practice.
• Features a new, more compact size for enhanced portability.
• Makes information easy to find with a new, two-color page layout and "Key Point" boxes.
• Identifies useful websites that help you obtain additional information on a specific topic and provides live links in the online version.
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323035866
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/01/2006
Series:
Secrets Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
638
Product dimensions:
1.28(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

Table of Contents

I.Bedside Evaluation
1.Taking the Pulmonary History1
2.Physical Examination5
II.Diagnostic Imaging
3.Chest Radiographs9
4.CT Scans and Ultrasound14
5.Pulmonary Angiography and MRI of the Chest20
III.Laboratory Evaluation
6.Arterial Blood Gases25
7.Pulse Oximetry34
8.Pulmonary Function Testing39
9.Clinical Exercise Testing48
IV.Procedures
10.Thoracentesis and Percutaneous Pleural Biopsy54
11.Bronchoscopy58
12.Interventional Pulmonology64
13.Chest Tubes68
14.The Pulmonary Artery Catheter74
15.Mediastinoscopy83
16.Thoracoscopy91
V.Airway Disease
17.Asthma96
18.Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease102
19.Oxygen Therapy109
20.Smoking Cessation119
21.Pulmonary Rehabilitation125
22.Cystic Fibrosis128
23.Upper Airway Obstruction132
24.Tracheostomy139
VI.Infectious Disease
25.Community-Acquired Pneumonia144
26.Nosocomial Pneumonia152
27.Aspiration Syndromes159
28.Fungal Pneumonia167
29.Parasitic Infections176
30.Viral Pneumonia180
31.Pneumonia Prevention188
32.Empyema and Lung Abscess198
33.Pneumonia in Immunocompromised Patients206
34.Tuberculosis211
35.Atypical Mycobacteria219
VII.Pulmonary Complications of AIDS
36.Infectious Pulmonary Complications of HIV Infection224
37.Noninfectious Pulmonary Complications of AIDS231
VIII.Pulmonary Vascular Diseases
38.Thromboembolic Disease237
39.Non-thrombotic Pulmonary Emboli248
40.Pulmonary Hypertension254
IX.Interstitial Lung Diseases
41.General Approaches to Interstitial Lung Disease258
42.Sarcoidosis270
43.Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis274
44.Collagen Vascular Disease277
45.Bronchiolitis, Bronchiolitis Obliterans, and Small Airways Disease281
46.Lymphangioleiomyomatosis, Eosinophilic Granuloma, and Neurofibromatosis289
X.Vasculitis and Immunologic Disorders
47.Wegener's Granulomatosis and Churg-Strauss Syndrome294
48.Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage299
XI.Ventilatory Disorders
49.Sleep Apnea Syndromes303
50.Alveolar Hypoventilation315
XII.Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases
51.Silicosis, Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis, and Chronic Beryllium Disease322
52.Asbestos-related Lung Disease327
53.Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis and Other Disorders Caused by Organic Agents334
54.Occupational Airways Disease339
55.Drug-Induced Lung Disease346
56.Radiation Injury to the Lung351
57.Inhalational Injuries355
58.Pulmonary Disability Evaluation362
XIII.Lung Neoplasms
59.Solitary Pulmonary Nodule366
60.Lung Cancer370
61.Malignant Pleural Effusions380
62.Systemic Complications of Lung Cancer384
63.Benign Neoplasms of the Lung389
64.Pulmonary Metastatic Disease394
XIV.Respiratory Failure
65.Acute Respiratory Failure398
66.Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome406
67.Airway Management411
68.Noninvasive Ventilation419
69.Traditional Invasive Ventilation428
70.Alternative Invasive Ventilatory Strategies437
71.Weaning444
72.Chronic Ventilatory Support448
XV.Pleural Disorders
73.Pleural Effusions459
74.Pneumothorax463
75.Mesothelioma467
XVI.Diseases of the Mediastinum, Chest Wall, and Diaphragm
76.Disorders of the Mediastinum470
77.Chest Wall Disorders473
78.Diaphragmatic Function and Associated Disorders476
XVII.Special Considerations
79.Pulmonary Disease in Pregnancy483
80.Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Disease488
XVIII.Surgical Considerations
81.Preoperative Assessment of the Pulmonary Patient494
82.Postoperative Pulmonary Care499
83.Lung Transplanation507
Index517

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