Electronic Cigarettes and Awareness of Their Health Effects ,A. Daniluk, A. Gawlikowska-Sroka, M. Stepien-Slodkowska, E. Dzieciolowska-Baran, and K. Michnik.- Metachronous Lung Cancer: Clinical Characteristics and Effects of Surgical Treatment, A. Rzechonek, P. Blasiak, B. Muszczynska-Bernhard, K. Pawelczyk, G. Pniewski, M. Ornat, J. Grzegrzolka, and A. Brzecka.- Healthcare Professionals' Knowledge of Influenza and Influenza Vaccination: Results of a National Survey in Poland, E. Kuchar, K. Ludwikowska, A. Antczak, and A. Nitch-Osuch.- Benign Acute Childhood Myositis during Influenza, B Outbreak, L. Szenborn, K. Toczek-Kubicka, J. Zaryczanski, M. Marchewka-Kowalik, K. Miskiewicz, and E. Kuchar.- Serum Diamine Oxidase in Pseudoallergy in the Pediatric Population, J. Kacik, B. Wroblewska, S. Lewicki, R. Zdanowski, and B. Kalicki.- Spontaneous Elimination of HCV Infection, M. Janiak, K. Caraballo Cortes, U. Demkow, and M. Radkowski.- Clinical Manifestations of Huge Diaphragmatic Hernias, J. Lesinski, T.M. Zielonka, A. Kaszynska, O. Wajtryt, K. Peplinska, K. Zycinska, and K.A. Wardyn.- The Diagnostics of Human Steroid Hormone Disturbances, M. Dobosz, A. Manda-Handzlik, B. Pyrzak, and U. Demkow.- Discriminant Analysis of Intracranial Volumetric Variables in Patients with Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus and Brain Atrophy, L. Czerwosz, E. Szczepek, K. Nowinski, B. Sokolowska, Z. Czernicki, J. Jurkiewicz, and W. Koszewski.- Hoffa's Fat Pad Abnormality in the Development of Knee Osteoarthritis, W. Paduszynski, M. Jeskiewicz, P. Uchanski, S. Gackowski, M. Radkowski, and U. Demkow.
Change is an inherent feature of all aspects of clinical practice and patient management. This book seeks to contribute to presenting novel knowledge in various fields of clinical work. The articles tackle transdisciplinary topics and focus on the underlying mechanisms of clinical disorders, their prevention and management. The themes addressed include allergy and pseudoallergy in the pediatric population, influenza-related infections and their sequelae, which continues to be a scourge in the developing world, the risk of lung cancer repeats and their management, viral hepatitis that may lead to hepatocarcinoma, respiratory consequences of diaphragmatic hernias, disorders of steroid hormone metabolism, and others. The articles bring the updated strategies, research, and best practices to improve outcomes and to deliver state-of-the-art clinical care to patients. The book will be of interest to physicians, academic scientists, and researchers who are keen in sharing the latest medical practice developments.