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

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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.
• Now includes STUDENT CONSULT access! www.studentconsult is an innovative website that allows you to build a personalized, fully integrated online library, where you'll find...
• The entire contents of every STUDENT CONSULT title you purchase.
• Integration links to bonus content in other STUDENT CONSULT titles.
• Powerful search capabilities- View all excerpts relevant to keyword or subject searches (up to 300 words per hit) from every book in the series.
• Image library.
• POCKETConsult-Download portions of your personal library onto your handheld.
• Student resources-Sharpen your skills, stay informed, and have fun!

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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

1Taking the pulmonary history11
2Physical examination16
3Smoking cessation22
4Pulmonary rehabilitation28
5Pulmonary disability evaluation32
6Preoperative assessment of the pulmonary patient38
7Postoperative pulmonary care44
8Chest radiographs59
9Computed tomography scans and ultrasound65
10Pulmonary angiography and magnetic resonance imaging of the chest72
11Arterial blood gases79
12Pulse oximetry87
13Pulmonary function testing91
14Clinical exercise testing101
15Thoracentesis and percutaneous pleural biopsy111
16Bronchoscopy117
17Interventional pulmonology125
18Chest tubes130
19Flow-directed pulmonary artery catheters135
20Mediastinoscopy142
21Thoracoscopy151
22Asthma157
23Chronic obstructive lung disease162
24Cystic fibrosis171
25Community-acquired pneumonia177
26Nosocomial pneumonia191
27Aspiration syndromes198
28Fungal pneumonia206
29Parasitic infections213
30Viral pneumonia218
31Pneumonia prevention226
32Empyema and lung abscess232
33Tuberculosis240
34Atypical mycobacteria249
35Infectious pulmonary complications of HIV infection255
36Noninfectious pulmonary complications of HIV infection263
37Thromboembolic disease269
38Nonthrombotic pulmonary emboli285
39Pulmonary hypertension295
40General approaches to interstitial lung disease301
41Sarcoidosis315
42Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis323
43Collagen vascular disease328
44Bronchiolitis, bronchiolitis obliterans, and small airway disease333
45Small vessel vasculitis : Wegener's granulomatosis, microscopic polyangiitis, and Churg-Strauss syndrome341
46Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage347
47Sleep apnea syndromes353
48Alveolar hypoventilation365
49Silicosis, coal workers' pneumoconiosis, and chronic beryllium disease373
50Asbestos-related lung disease380
51Hypersensitivity pneumonitis and other disorders caused by organic agents388
52Occupational asthma395
53Drug-induced lung disease402
54Radiation injury to the lung408
55Inhalational injuries412
56Solitary pulmonary nodules419
57Lung cancer424
58Malignant pleural effusions437
59Systemic complications of lung cancer443
60Benign neoplasms of the lung448
61Pulmonary metastatic disease453
62Acute respiratory failure459
63Acute respiratory distress syndrome469
64Airway management476
65Tracheostomy484
66Noninvasive ventilation490
67Traditional invasive ventilation501
68Alternative invasive ventilatory strategies511
69Weaning522
70Chronic ventilatory support527
71Oxygen therapy535
72Lung transplantation547
73Pleural effusions559
74Pneumothorax566
75Mesothelioma571
76Pulmonary manifestations of systemic disease577

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