This section contains free e-books and guides on Pulmonology, some of the resources in this section can be viewed online and some of them can be downloaded.
COPD Clinical PerspectivesRalph J. PanosOnline
| 206 Pages
This book brings together an
international group of experts in COPD to provide in depth reviews of clinical
perspectives into COPD. Topics range from the diagnosis of airflow limitation by
spirometry, distinguishing COPD from another common obstructive lung disease,
asthma, alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency and opportunities to diagnose this most
common hereditary cause of COPD and as a paradigm for the development of novel
therapeutics, the overlap syndrome - the concurrence of two epidemic disorders:
COPD and obstructive sleep apnea, and pulmonary rehabilitation, one of the most
effective treatments for COPD.
Lung InflammationKian Chung OngOnline
| 118 Pages
The chapters in this book are
selected topics of current interest in lung inflammation. It explains about Lung
inflammation involves an array of mechanisms to defend the lung against
extrinsic agents like pathogens, toxins, pollutants, irritants, and allergens in
the environment and to repair injured tissue.
Pulmonology Disorders by UNC School of MedicineUNC School of MedicinePDF
| 34 Pages
book covers the following topics related to Pulmonology Disorders:
Bronchiectasis, Cystic Fibrosis, Upper Airway Obstruction, Asthma, Chronic
Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis, Sarcoidosis,
Goodpasture’s Syndrome, Pneumothorax, Lung Cancer, Pneumonia, Fungal and
Bronchoscopy and EsophagoscopyChevalier JacksonOnline
| NA Pages
A book on intestinal endoscopy,
which included tracheobronchoscopy, was written by American laryngologist
Jackson Chevalier (1865-1958) of Pittsburgh in the same year. He also performed
the first removal of an endobronchial tumor through a bronchoscope in 1917 and
was the first professor of bronchoscopy at the University of Pennsylvania in
1920. Extensively illustrated classic on endoscopy.
| NA Pages
This book covers the following topics: Approach to the Pulmonary
Patient, Symptoms of Pulmonary Disorders, Tests of Pulmonary Function (PFT),
Diagnostic Pulmonary Procedures, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Asthma and Related
Disorders, Acute Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Lung Abscess, Interstitial Lung
Diseases, Pulmonary Hypertension, Mediastinal and Pleural Disorders and Tumors
of the Lungs.
The Global Plan to Stop TB 20112015 (PDF 101)WHOPDF
| 101 Pages
(TB) is an infectious airborne disease, is a major global health problem.
The goal this guide is to eliminate TB as a public health problem and, ultimately, to secure a world free of TB.