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Pulmonology Books

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.

Asthma Diagnosis and Management

Asthma is a severe and growing threat affecting both children and adults in both developing and developed world, currently affecting approximately 8% of US population. This book aims to update the paradigm shifts in precision medicine of asthma diagnosis and management, driven by underlying phenotypes or endotypes.

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Bronchial Asthma

This note covers the following topics: Asthma classification, Risk Factors for Developing Asthma, Pathology of Asthma, Asthma Inflammation, Pathological changes, Diagnosis, Key indicators for considering a diagnosis of asthma, Routine Investigations, Goals of Asthma Therapy, Asthma Management and Prevention Program, Influenza Vaccination, Asthma drug classification, Corticosteroid Side Effects.

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s 95Pages

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Pulmonary Function Tests

This note explains the following topics: Contraindications, Gas Exchange Tests, Cardiopulmonary Interaction, Bed Side Pulmonary Function Tests, Debono’s Whistle, Static Lung Volumes And Capacities, Spirometry, Lung Volumes And Capacities, Lung Volumes, Function Of FRC, Measuring Rv, Frc, N2 Washout Technique, Helium Dilution Technique, Body Plethysmography, Forced Spirometry or timed Expiratory Spirogram, Peak Expiratory Flow Rates.

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s 87Pages

COPD Clinical Perspectives

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.

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s 206Pages

Assessment and Management of Chronic Cough

Cough is the most common complaint for patients seeking medical attention in the United States. This guide covers the following topics: Measuring Cough, Chronic Cough, Patient Population, Current Treatment Strategies, Topic Refinement and Review Protocol.

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Lung Inflammation

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.

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s 118Pages

Bronchoscopy and Esophagoscopy

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.

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Pulmonary Disorders

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.

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The Global Plan to Stop TB 20112015 (PDF 101)

The Global Plan to Stop TB 20112015 (PDF 101)

Tuberculosis (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.

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s 101Pages

Protect Yourself Against Tuberculosis A Respiratory Protection Guide of   Health Care Workers (PDF 32P)

Protect Yourself Against Tuberculosis A Respiratory Protection Guide of Health Care Workers (PDF 32P)

This book shows many case studies related to Respiratory diseases.

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