Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine

Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine

eBook - 2009
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Respiratory ailments are the most common reason for emergency admission to hospital, the most common reason to visit the GP, and cost the NHS more than any other disease area. This pocket-sized handbook allows instant access to a wealth of information needed in the day-to-day practice of respiratory medicine.

Blackwell North Amer
The Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine provides a comprehensive and concise resource for practitioners and students of respiratory medicine.
All major respiratory diseases and symptoms are covered in practical, succinct chapters. Extensively revised and updated, this second edition includes additional material on avian flu and respiratory medicine in pregnancy. There is also a significant new section on CT scans, covering a comprehensive selection of diffuse lung conditions, and a revised chapter on oxygen therapy, incorporating new British Thoracic Society Guidelines.

Oxford University Press
The Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine provides a fast, reliable look-up reference on all chest diseases. The second edition of this comprehensive Handbook has been revised throughout, with additional material on avian flu and respiratory medicine in pregnancy, and updated references to the latest British Thoracic Society guidelines.

The Handbook's opening chapters aid diagnosis by addressing the main respiratory symptoms encountered by clinicians. Subsequent chapters discuss each respiratory disease in more depth, with practical tips for the out-patient clinic or ward setting. The Handbook also includes a unique section on practical skills and procedures, providing essential technical and reference information. Useful pages on lung and bronchial anatomy, CT anatomy and scans, lung function and blood-gas nomograms, and a list of useful websites are included for easy reference.
Like all the Oxford Handbooks, the Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine, 2/e combines authority, relevance and reliability. It is the must-have guide for all clinicians dealing with respiratory medicine.

Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780191562754
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 856 pages) : illustrations


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