Classification of Interstitial Lung Disease. Histopathologic Patterns of ILD. Using Thoracic Imaging to Diagnose ILD. Genetics and Genomics of ILD. Clinical Evaluation of the Patient with Suspected ILD. The Role of Invasive Testing in ILD Diagnosis. General Principles of ILD Diagnosis and Management. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Epidemiology and Pathophysiology. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Obtaining a Confident Diagnosis. Management of the Patient with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis. Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias other than IPF. Eosinophilic Interstitial Lung Disorders. Interstitial Lung Disease Associated with Connective Tissue Disorders. Pulmonary Sarcoidosis. Extra-Pulmonary Sarcoidosis. Smoking-Related ILD. Iatrogenic ILD. Occupation-Related ILD. Pulmonary Vasculitis and Alveolar Hemorrhage Syndromes. Lymphangiolyomyomatosis and Other Cystic Interstitial Lung Diseases. Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis. Rare Forms of Interstitial Lung Disease. Childhood ILD. Understanding the Role of Comorbidities in Interstitial Lung Diseases. Lung Transplantation for ILD. Diagnosis and Management of Critical Illness in Patients with Interstitial Lung Disease
Concise yet comprehensive, this textbook of clinical pulmonology provides pulmonologists and respiratory disease physicians with all the key information that they need to know to manage the patient through the diagnosis and treatment journeys.
From the most common condition to the rarest, each disease is consistently presented and comprehensively covered giving the reader just the key facts. Building upon the basic sciences and integrating these with clinical practice, each chapter has a consistent approach, is highly designed and visually appealing. Numerous illustrations, colour photographs, scans, bullet points, tables and algorithms ensure that the key information is available at a glance. The keynote sections serve as a useful revision aid as do the multiple choice questions. A truly international and highly experienced editorship with expert contributors from around the world ensure that the book remains a trusted source of information.
* Concise yet thorough coverage ensures that the book is comprehensive in its approach
* Each chapter is very consistent, synoptic and gives the key facts at a glance
* Highly illustrated and visually appealing with numerous figures, photographs, boxes, red flags and clinical pearls
* Truly international expert editors and contributors ensure that the book is a trusted source of information written by highly experienced teachers and clinicians.
Set at the level between the definitive reference work and the clinical manual, Essentials of Clinical Pulmonology is an invaluable cornerstone for all pulmonologists whether trainees or experienced clinicians.
- Concise - only the key facts but enough information to be extremely valuable reference source
- Consistent - coverage of all diseases from the commonest to the rarest
- Colourful - Highly designed and illustrated - with icons, algorithms, boxes, and a wealth of illustrations
- Trusted - International experts, highly experienced teachers and clinicians
- Ebook - integrated digital information with many more illustrations, videoclips and further resources on line
Pallav Shah MD, MBBS, FRCP, Consultant Physician, Royal Brompton Hospital and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London.
Felix JF Herth, MD, PhD, FCCP, Chairman and Head, Pneumology and Respiratory Care Medicine Thoraxklinik, University of Heidelberg, Germany.
Y C Gary Lee MBChB PhD FCCP FRACP Winthrop Professor of Respiratory Medicine, University of Western Australia; Consultant & Director of Pleural Services, Respiratory Dept, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital; Head, Pleural Disease Unit, Lung Institute of Western Australia
Gerald J Criner MD, FACP, FACCP Chair, Department of Medicine, Professor, Medicine, Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit and Ventilator Rehabilitation Unit, Co-Director, Center for Inflammation, Translational and Clinical Lung Research, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA