The fifth edition of this superbly written book has been fully updated with the help of an excellent teacher of Respiratory Medicine, Stephan J Bourke. The concise text and the addition of x-rays makes this edition even more useful to those medical students, specialist nurses and junior doctors who require a thorough grounding in respiratory diseases and their management. The book retains Brewis's beautiful original cartoons. Reviews of previous editions have established this book as the best of its kind.
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Aimed at medical students and junior doctors, this excellent book covers the essentials of respiratory medicine in a concise and memorable fashion. It begins with a thorough review of anatomy and physiology relevant to the understanding of respiratory disease. This is followed by a detailed clinical section covering the approach to the patient, common symptoms and signs of respiratory disease, lung function tests and radiology.The main part of Lecture Notes on Respiratory Medicine covers the disorders of the respiratory system. Each chapter describes the relevant pathophysiology, the clinical approach, and management of specific diseases. The detailed management guidelines and illustrations of practical procedures make it an exceptionally useful ward resource. The book also contains numerous radiological images that are accompanied by actual case histories to illustrate key learning points.This sixth edition brings the book fully up to date to conform with advances and changes in medical practice. There is a new chapter on 'Smoking and smoking cessation' and extensive updates on the treatment of HIV. The text is based on the latest guidelines for each topic.From the Back Cover:
The fifth edition of this superbly written book has been fully updated with the help of an excellent teacher of Respiratory Medicine, Stephan J Bourke. The
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Descripción Wiley-Blackwell, 1998. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0632049685
Descripción Wiley-Blackwell, 1998. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 5. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0632049685