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respiratory diseases Books

This section contains free e-books and guides on respiratory diseases, some of the resources in this section can be viewed online and some of them can be downloaded.

Respiratory Disease and Infection

Respiratory disease is a medical term that encompasses pathological conditions affecting the organs and tissues that make gas exchange possible in higher organisms, and includes conditions of the upper respiratory tract, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, pleura and pleural cavity, and the nerves and muscles of breathing. This book has been designed to deliver the detailed knowledge about the various respiratory infections including viral, bacterial, and helminthic infections.

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Practical Approach to Lung Health

The manual provides practical guidance to health managers whose efforts are crucial to the achievement of global TB control goals and national targets for case- management of respiratory conditions. It will also be helpful for health care providers at both first-level health care facilities and the first referral level.

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Respiratory Tract Infections Antibiotic Prescribing

This guideline offers best practice advice on the care of adults and children with Respiratory Tract Infections, for whom immediate antibiotic prescribing is not indicated. This guideline focuses on 5 common Respiratory Tract Infections: cute otitis media (AOM), acute cough/acute bronchitis, acute sore throat/acute pharyngitis/acute tonsillitis, acute rhinosinusitis and the common cold.

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The comparative physiology of respiratory mechanisms

This book explains the following topics: The Call For Oxygen, The Access To Oxygen, The Forces Acting In The Transport Of Oxygen (and C02) Through Living Tissues, Respiration In Water, Emergency Respiration-the Transition To Air Breathing, Respiration In Air, The Respiratory Functions Of Blood And Tracheal Respiration .

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Respiratory Physiology

This book covers the following topics: Structure And Function, Airways And Flow, Blood Vessels And Flow, Lung Volumes, Blood-flow And Metabolism, Ventilation - Perfusion Relationships, Oxygen Flux, Carbon Dioxide Transport.

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Lung Cancer Clinical Guidelines

This guide covers the following topics topics related to Lung Cancer: Prevention, Standards to improve early diagnosis for lung cancer, Routine indications for imaging, Surgical Guidelines, Non-surgical Management of Early Stage Non-small Cell Lung Cancer,  Management of Locally Advanced Non-small Cell Lung Cancer, Management of Metastatic Non-small Cell Lung Cancer.

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Lecture Notes On Human Respiratory System Physiology

This note covers the following topics: mechanics of breathing, regulation and control of breathing, ventilation, lung volumes and pulmonary function tests, diffusion, perfusion, gas transport to the periphery, acid-base regulation and respiratory system under stress.

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Interactive Respiratory Physiology Johns Hopkins University (English)

This Tutorials are linear presentations of concepts with questions interspersed. Illustrations and animations are used to reinforce the ideas. They are designed to be the initial introduction to the topic.

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Pulmonology eMedicine (English)

This note covers the following topics: Acid-base Disorders, Altitude Edema and Lung Diseases, Congenital Disorders, Diaphragmatic Disorders, Idiopathic Lung Disorders, Infectious Lung Diseases, Interstitial Lung Diseases, Lung Tumors, Occupational Lung Diseases, Pleural Disorders, Pulmonary Embolism, Pulmonary Hypertension and Sleep-related Disorders.

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Lung Cancer Information Center [English]

This note covers the following topics: Small Cell Lung Carcinoma, Non Small Cell Lung Carcinoma, Malignant Mesothelioma, Malignant Pleural Effusion, Lung Metastases, Clinical Trials, Smoking and Cancer, Malignant Mesothelioma, Radiotherapy, Environmental Tobacco Smoke.

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Merck Manual, Sec. 6, Pulmonary Disorders [English]

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National Lung Health Education Program [English]

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Pulmonary Curriculum Diseases Loyola University [English]

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Pulmonary medicine Mt. Sinai Hospital [English]

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Lung and Respiratory System Review Tulane University [English]

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R.A.L.E. Repository Digital Recordings of Respiratory Sounds [English]

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