Textbook of Pleural Diseases
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Textbook of Pleural Diseases

by Richard W. Light
     
 

ISBN-10: 0340807946

ISBN-13: 9780340807941

Pub. Date: 07/28/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This international and authoritative treatise covers all aspects of pleural disease. Beginning with a comprehensive introductory section to provide guidance to, and aid understanding of, the basic mechanisms that underlie pleural diseases, the book follows with a series of clinical chapters , discussing all the common and less common pleural diseases.These chapters

Overview

This international and authoritative treatise covers all aspects of pleural disease. Beginning with a comprehensive introductory section to provide guidance to, and aid understanding of, the basic mechanisms that underlie pleural diseases, the book follows with a series of clinical chapters , discussing all the common and less common pleural diseases.These chapters were written to a uniform structure covering definition, incidence and epidemiology, etiology and pathogenesis, clinical presentation, investigations, treatments, possible complications and directions for future development, Guidelines for management are included where appropriate and each chapter concludes with a summary highlighting practical patient management "tips". This book is an invaluable reference for specialist pulmonologists with an interest in pleural diseases, and for residents and other pulmonary physicians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340807941
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/2003
Series:
A Hodder Arnold Publication
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Part One - Basic Science

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