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  1. Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Edited by Nikos Siafakas, Nicholas R. Anthonisen, Dimitris Georgopoulos

    Series: Lung Biology in Health and Disease

    This text aids practitioners who seek to diagnose, treat and manage patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) more effectively. It discusses pulmonary gas exchange, muscle function and breathing, water/electrolyte imbalances and end-stage disease....

    Published October 31st 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Pharmacotherapy in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Edited by Bartolome R. Celli

    Series: Lung Biology in Health and Disease

    Placing specialists at the cutting-edge of therapeutic and biotechnological research, this reference reviews the extensive array of pharmaceutical options available for the management of patients with COPD. The book considers disease severity, dosing regimens, administration methods, and monitoring...

    Published October 31st 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Interventional Pulmonary Medicine

    Edited by John F. Beamis, Praveen Mathur, Atul C. Mehta

    Series: Lung Biology in Health and Disease

    Surveying state-of-the-art materials and methods for combating malignant and benign pulmonary conditions with new interventional pulmonology techniques, this comprehensive guide examines the full spectrum of available interventional options for pulmonologists and other specialists-supplying crisp...

    Published October 31st 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Long-Term Intervention in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Edited by Romain Pauwels, Dirkje S. Postma, Scott T. Weiss

    Series: Lung Biology in Health and Disease

    Reviewing current strategies and methods to treat and manage patients suffering with ventilatory dysfunction, this reference provides a critical overview of the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and outcomes of COPD-describing techniques to prevent and reduce the development of symptoms,...

    Published August 28th 2013 by CRC Press

  5. Disease Markers in Exhaled Breath

    Edited by Nandor Marczin, Sergei Kharitonov, Magdi Yacoub, Peter J. Barnes

    Series: Lung Biology in Health and Disease

    With nearly 1700 references, Disease Markers in Exhaled Breath is essential reading for pulmonologists; anesthesiologists; physiologists; chest, pulmonary, thoracic, and cardiovascular physicians and surgeons; asthmologists; and upper-level undergraduate, graduate, and medical school students in...

    Published July 2nd 2013 by CRC Press

  6. Sleep Apnea

    Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Treatment, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Allan I. Pack

    Series: Lung Biology in Health and Disease

    Sleep apnea is a common chronic condition affecting millions of people. Written by a multidisciplinary team including sleep medicine specialists, pulmonologists, scientists, psychiatrists, otorhinolaryngologists, and more, this text provides essential scientific and clinical information for those...

    Published November 11th 2011 by CRC Press

  7. Lung Transplantation

    Edited by Wickii Vigneswaran, Edward Garrity

    Series: Lung Biology in Health and Disease

    Once considered an experimental therapy, lung transplantation is now regarded as a viable treatment option for selected patients with end-stage lung diseases. As more and more of these cases arise, it becomes imperative for those involved in the care of lung transplant patients to have a vast...

    Published April 27th 2010 by CRC Press

  8. Respiratory Infections in Allergy and Asthma

    Edited by Sebastian L. Johnston, Nikolaos Papadopoulos

    Series: Lung Biology in Health and Disease

    This reference presents investigations into the role of respiratory infections in protecting against allergy and asthma development, the activation of airway inflammation, and exacerbations of asthma--exploring cellular and molecular mechanisms, as well as factors including genetics, the...

    Published April 16th 2010 by CRC Press

  9. Cystic Fibrosis

    Edited by Julian L. Allen, Howard B. Panitch, Ronald C. Rubenstein

    Series: Lung Biology in Health and Disease

    The median age of survival for those with cystic fibrosis has risen considerably in recent years. This text thoroughly examines the developments and breakthroughs which have led to this improvement in life expectancy. With a focus on the latest discoveries in the diagnosis and treatment of the...

    Published March 25th 2010 by CRC Press

  10. Pleural Disease, Second Edition

    Edited by Demosthenes Bouros

    Series: Lung Biology in Health and Disease

    Updated to reflect the latest scientific advances and technologies in the diagnosis and treatment of pleural diseases, this new Second Edition explores the structure and function of these diseases and malignancies, from tuberculosis and asbestos to pleurisy and pneumothorax. Edited by leading...

    Published December 28th 2009 by CRC Press

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