This book is a complete guide to the investigation, diagnosis and management of respiratory disorders.
Beginning with an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system, the next chapters discuss the clinical diagnosis of different disorders including chest pain, dyspnea, cough, and hemoptysis.
The following chapters cover examination and diagnostic tools, providing detail on different techniques such as sputum examination, chest X-ray, arterial blood analysis, spirometry, and CT scans.
The book places emphasis on signs and symptoms, investigation techniques and clinical data analysis. More than 200 X-rays, CT scan images, clinical photographs and tables, further enhance the comprehensive text.
- Comprehensive guide to diagnosis and management of respiratory disorders
- Emphasis placed on signs and symptoms, investigation techniques and clinical data analysis
- In depth coverage of diagnostic tools including imaging, sputum examination and arterial blood analysis
- Highly illustrated with X-rays, CT scan images, clinical photographs and tables
Jyotirmoy Pal MD FRCP FICP FACP WHO Fellow
Professor, Department of Medicine, RG Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Supriya Sarkar MD FICP
Professor and Head, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, College of Medicine and Sagore Dutta Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Sekhar Chakraborty MD MRCP FRCP FRCP FACP FICP
Consultant Physician, North Bengal Medical College and Hospital, Siliguri, West Bengal, India