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  • 15000lei 135.00 lei

    Features

    • Pocket-sized format of commonly performed tests of respiratory function for easy reference in the clinical setting
    • Uses succinct text that is ideal for the non-specialist to improve their knowledge and gain confidence
    • Emphasizes clinical interpretation rather than physiological or biochemical principles
    • Provides succinct coverage of key physiological information highlighted for rapid reference
    • Includes frequently asked questions with answers ideal for the trainee

     

    Summary

    Respiratory problems are the commonest cause of acute admission to hospital. A variety of diagnostic investigations are required, both for acute and clinic assessment. Making Sense of Lung Function Tests, Second Edition familiarises both trainees and more experienced clinicians with the interpretation of a range of respiratory parameters. It places lung function in a clinical context using real-life examples and provides invaluable hands-on guidance.

    For this second edition Consultant Respiratory Physician Jonathan Dakin and Consultant Anaesthetist Elena Kourteli are joined by Mark Mottershaw, Chief Respiratory Physiologist from Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, all contributing a broad range of expertise and perspectives. Together they have updated the book throughout and added new chapters including an algorithm for interpretation of pulmonary function tests, exhaled nitric oxide (FENO) and cardiopulmonary exercise testing.

    The text offers a clear explanation of the concepts which students find difficult, including:

       

    • The basis of obstructive and restrictive defects
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    • Pattern recognition of the flow volume loop
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    • Differences between TLCO and KCO
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    • Assessment of oxygenation using PO2 and SO2
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    • The basis of Type 1 and type 2 respiratory failure
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    • Distinguishing respiratory and metabolic acidosis
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    • The relationship between sleep and respiratory failure

    The information is presented in an accessible way, suitable for any who seek only a grounding in spirometry or blood gases, but also sufficiently comprehensive for those completing specialist training in general or respiratory medicine.

  • 150.00 lei

    Hipertensiunea pulmonară – subiect de carte – iată ce aduce nou acest Congres de Cardiologie.

      Hipertensiunea pulmonară a ajuns un subiect modern, mai ales acum în lumina noilor tratamente active.

      Este vorba de:

    - medicaţia ,,la zi” (prostacicline şi analogii prostaciclinelor; anatagonişti ai receptorilor endotelinei - bosentan, macitentan; inhibitori ai fosfodiesterazei – sildenafil, riociguat şi, de ce nu, blocanţii de calciu...),

    - combinaţiile medicamentoase,

    - procedurile intervenţionale şi chirurgicale (transplantul bipulmonar) care ar putea salva viaţa acestor bolnavi.

     

    Cum se prezintă în Clinică o istorie de hipertensiune pulmonară?

      Este ceva ce o diferenţiază concret de alte cazuri?

      Da, sunt lucruri care îi dau un aer personal, o fac să fie asemenea prezenţei materne – când o vezi să-i spui cu certitudine, cu toată încrederea ,,ea este a mea mămică” ca şi Nichita Stănescu…

     

    ,,Mânjii toţi au zis de iepe,

                   Firul cepii a zis de cepe,

                   Nucii toţi au zis de nucă,

                      Cucii toţi au zis de cucă,

                   Toţi pisoii de pisică,

                   Iară eu, de-a mea mămică! ”

     

    Cine a contribuit la ,,rezolvarea” acestor cazuri?

    O seamă de doctori din toată ţara; i-am adunat (fiindu-mi mai aproape) pe cei din Bucureşti:

    - profesorul Miron Bogdan, preşedintele programului de Hipertensiune Pulmonară al Ministerului Sănătăţii,

    - profesorul I. M. Coman, coordonator al programului HTP în ,,IUBCV C.C. Iliescu” şi preşedintele Fundaţiei adulţilor cu boli cardiace congenitale

    - doamna doctor Ioana Ghiorghiu care a fost responsabilă de acest program în Clinica de Cardiologie III, ca să-l predea apoi

    - doamnei doctor Roxana Enache – care cu perseverenţă şi îndrăzneală a adunat în jurul său doctorii interesaţi de această patologie.

     

    Există istorii clinice surprinzătoare?

    Da, o mulţime: cazuri familiale; hipertensiunea portopulmonară; ventricul stâng unic necorectat; dextrocardie, sindrom Eisenmenger, prolaps de valvă mitrală şi tricuspidă; histiocitoză cu celule Langerhans; obezitate şi sindrom de apnee în somn; hipertensiuni tromboembolice operabile sau nu; scleroză sistemică; hipertensiune pulmonară multifactorială (are chirurgul vreun rol?); diagnostic de hipertensiune pulmonară aparent ferm, dar infirmat...

     

    În plus – cartea are ataşat un CD care conţine întrebările şi răspunsurile ,,cheie” şi unele imagini interpretabile doar în mişcare.

     

    Merită să cumpăraţi această carte?

    Sigur! Veţi găsi lucruri cu adevărat noi despre cauzele şi modul de rezolvare – cel puţin parţial – al hipertensiunii pulmonare...

  • Introduction to Bronchoscopy
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    27800lei 245.00 lei

    Bronchoscopic procedures are commonly performed for diagnosis of respiratory disorders and therapeutic airway treatment and management. A thorough understanding of procedural and technical fundamentals is critical for improving yield and safety, but they are not featured in procedural reviews for advanced endoscopists. In this book those critical cornerstones of performing bronchoscopy are discussed and explained in detail. Following the successful structure of the first edition, the fully updated content provides detailed reviews of procedural fundamentals including endobronchial ultrasound. Equipment components are described and maintenance is discussed. All chapters include advice on procedural quality improvement. Regulatory requirements, bronchoscopy procedure unit design and management principles are also addressed. This text will be beneficial to a wide range of practitioners including trainees and specialists in pulmonary and all critical care fields, surgeons, anaesthesiologists and respiratory therapists.

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    • Provides detailed descriptions of all basic bronchoscopic procedures enabling beginners and advanced endoscopists to review all fundamental components of procedures and increase procedural success and safety
    • Includes practical tips for quality improvement
    • Aids the compliance with modern regulatory and safety requirements

    Read more at http://www.cambridge.org/ro/academic/subjects/medicine/respiratory-medicine/introduction-bronchoscopy-2nd-edition#HQpLh38ioxzeFYJf.99

  • 30600lei 260.00 lei

    Clinical Practice Manual for Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, by Judd W. Landsberg, MD, is a unique point-of-care manual that provides essential information on managing inpatients and outpatients with common, serious respiratory and internal medicine presentation and problems. Easy-to-follow diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms are accompanied by case-based illustrations encountered on a daily basis by attendings, fellows, residents, and students. The bulleted format, concise approach, and familiar examples provide a framework for effective teaching, learning, and patient care. Identifies common but important misconceptions that are regularly encountered in pulmonary and critical care training. Uses a concise, bulleted format throughout, helping you find key information quickly. Illustrates cases with primary data such as x-rays, monitor strips, ventilator wave forms, and other familiar documentation. Helps you develop your ability to effectively explain your thought process in the clinical setting to other practitioners at the bedside. Serves as a 'teachers guide' for clinician educators, organizing topics in an easy to teach fashion, amenable to 'chalk talks' and bedside didactics Provides focused discussions of basic physiology and pathophysiology related to pulmonary and critical care medicine. Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

  • Sleep and Breathing Disorders
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    420.00 lei

     

     

    Written specifically for non-sleep medicine specialists, this one-of-a-kind reference guides you through every aspect of this complex field with authoritative advice from Dr. Meir Kryger and other experts. Vibrantly illustrated in full color, it thoroughly covers the types of patients you’re most likely to see in the outpatient setting and brings you up to date with the latest treatment methods, both surgical and non-surgical.

    Features:

    • Complete coverage of the patients you’re most likely to encounter, including special populations such as those with COPD, obesity hypoventilation, pregnancy, neuromuscular disorders, stroke, and more.
    • Specific information on topics of interest to a wide variety of physicians: heart failure and sleep disordered breathing; surgical treatments, including hypoglossal nerve stimulation; oral appliances and the treatment of sleep apnea; home sleep testing; and different types of PAP devices.
    • Ideal for pulmonologists, otolaryngologists, cardiologists, primary care physicians, dentists, and other healthcare providers who encounter patients with sleep and breathing disorders.
    • Full-color illustrations throughout, including a profusely illustrated chapter on physical diagnosis.
    • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

     

  • 435.00 lei

    The latest edition of this popular book covers the “how-to” of respiratory care of newborns. Chapters from the previous edition have been updated to reflect advances in both equipment and practice, while newer chapters reflect the evolving worldwide approaches to neonatal respiratory failure, such as sustained inflation, optimization of lung volume, and the use of volumetric capnography, aerosol therapy, and management of chylothorax. New additions to the book also include chapters on assessment of large data bases, implementation of quality improvement programs in neonatal respiratory care, chronic ventilation of the baby with non-respiratory failure. The text also features case studies for self-review and is illustrated with high quality radiographic images, figures, tables, and algorithms. 

    Written and edited by international experts, the Manual of Neonatal Respiratory Care, Fourth Edition is a thorough update and remains a convenient source of practical information on respiratory physiology, exam techniques, tips for performing procedures, radiography, ventilation, pain management, transport, and discharge planning.

  • 435.00 lei

    This atlas is designed as an easy-to-use reference guide that identifies and illustrates the key patterns of diffuse lung diseases observed on high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) and then documents in more detail the characteristics and appearances of the individual diseases, grouped on the basis of their prevalent pattern. A further feature of the book is its interdisciplinary nature: contributions from experts in various specialties are tightly interwoven throughout and many pathologic correlations are included.

    Less experienced readers will find that this atlas, with its wealth of figures and helpful color coding, steers them towards correct interpretation when confronted by the multiplicity and complexity of these diseases; those who are already experts, on the other hand, will benefit from the detailed coverage of individual diseases, which will deepen their understanding. At the end of the book, a graphically appealing and practice-oriented illustrated glossary with tips and tricks offers a further highly effective educational tool. Given the clinical spectrum of diseases covered, this atlas will prove invaluable for a wide range of healthcare workers, especially radiologists, pulmonologists, and pathologists.

     

    Table of contents (15 chapters)

    ·         Clinical Approach to Diffuse Lung Diseases

    Dalpiaz, Giorgia (et al.)

    Pages 1-26

    ·         Thinking Through Pathology

    Dalpiaz, Giorgia (et al.)

    Pages 27-48

    ·         Septal Pattern

    Dalpiaz, Giorgia (et al.)

    Pages 49-54

    ·         Septal Diseases

    Dalpiaz, Giorgia (et al.)

    Pages 55-65

    ·         Fibrosing Pattern

    Dalpiaz, Giorgia (et al.)

    Pages 67-78

    ·         Fibrosing Diseases

    Dalpiaz, Giorgia (et al.)

    Pages 79-95

    ·         Nodular Pattern

    Dalpiaz, Giorgia (et al.)

    Pages 97-111

    ·         Nodular Diseases

    Dalpiaz, Giorgia (et al.)

    Pages 113-144

    ·         Alveolar Pattern

    Dalpiaz, Giorgia (et al.)

    Pages 145-162

    ·         Alveolar Diseases

    Dalpiaz, Giorgia (et al.)

    Pages 163-201

    ·         Cystic Pattern

    Dalpiaz, Giorgia (et al.)

    Pages 203-210

    ·         Cystic Diseases

    Dalpiaz, Giorgia (et al.)

    Pages 211-231

    ·         Dark Lung Pattern

    Dalpiaz, Giorgia (et al.)

    Pages 233-238

    ·         Dark Lung Diseases

    Dalpiaz, Giorgia (et al.)

    Pages 239-249

    ·         Case-Based Glossary with Tips and Tricks

    Dalpiaz, Giorgia (et al.)

    Pages 251-289

  • 465.00 lei

    Tuberculosis remains one of the most prevalent, deadly, and underdiagnosed infectious diseases in the world. In children, this burden is doubly problematic because of the disease's unique clinical characteristics and its need for special public health and diagnostic techniques. After decades of relative inattention to these factors, childhood tuberculosis has now grown into an important area of competency for child health programs in low-burden areas, including the United States.

    The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Tuberculosis is a state of the art clinical reference written and edited by the world's leading experts in childhood tuberculosis. It offers clinicians in any geography or setting practical, evidence-based advice on all aspects of the disease, including its natural history, epidemiology, presentation, treatment, and prevention — all in a format that synthesizes literature with the clinical experience of the leading authorities in this challenging field.

    As the need for childhood tuberculosis services in child health programs grows, this handbook provides a new benchmark for practitioners and trainees in pediatrics, infectious disease, pulmonary medicine, and public health to better understand this persisting and difficult disease.

    Table of Contents

    Preface
    1 A Brief History of Childhood Tuberculosis
    Peter R. Donald
    2 Microbiology and Pathology of Tuberculosis
    Anne-Marie Demers, Andrew C. Whitelaw, Kathleen D. Eisenach
    3 Immunology of Tuberculosis
    Beate Kampmann, Elizabeth Whittaker
    4 Natural History of Childhood Tuberculosis
    Ben J. Marais
    5 Global Epidemiology of Childhood Tuberculosis
    Charalambos Sismanidis, Philille Glaziou, Malgosia Grzemska, Katherine Floyd, Mario Raviglione
    6 Diagnosis of Tuberculosis Infection in Children
    Anna M. Mandalakas, Andrew DiNardo
    7 Microbiologic Diagnosis of Tuberculosis Disease in Children
    Mark P. Nicol, Heather J. Zar
    8 Radiology of Childhood Tuberculosis
    Savvas Andronikou, Tracy Kilborn
    9 Diagnosis of Intrathoracic Tuberculosis
    Carlos M. Perez-Velez
    10 Diagnosis of the Most Common Forms of Extrathoracic Tuberculosis in Children
    H. Simon Schaaf, Anthony J. Garcia-Prats
    11 Central Nervous System Tuberculosis in Children
    Ronald van Toorn
    12 Tuberculosis in Adolescents
    Andrea T. Cruz
    13 Tuberculosis in Neonates and Infants
    Adrie Bekker
    14 Tuberculosis in HIV-infected and -Exposed Infants, Children and Adolescents
    Helena Rabie, Mark F. Cotton
    15 Antituberculosis Drugs in Children
    Helen McIlleron
    16 Treatment of Tuberculosis Infection in Children
    Amina Ahmed
    17 Management of Drug-Susceptible Tuberculosis in Children
    Soumya Swaminathan, N Poorana Ganga Devi
    18 Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Children
    James Seddon
    19 Tuberculosis Vaccines: the old and the New
    Kim Connelly Smith, Ian M. Orme, Jeffrey R. Starke
    20 Mycobacterium bovis [non-BCG] in Children
    Jeffrey R. Starke
    21 Public Health and Programmatic Issues for Childhood Tuberculosis
    Jeffrey R. Starke
    22 The Roadmap for Childhood Tuberculosis
    Stephen M. Graham, Anne Detjen
    Index

  • 53100lei 475.00 lei

    The goal of this book is to further insight into the challenges related to respiratory health. Medical experts present their lines of scientific investigations on how to contain the disease, care for patients, and use preventive measures, with a focus on pulmonary-related disorders. Progress in the diagnostics and treatment of major infectious diseases affecting humanity such as tuberculosis, malaria, fungal and viral contagions is tackled. Other chapters provide some background information on the mechanisms and prevention of non-communicable diseases. New aspects of the etiology of sarcoidosis, air pollution-related lung cancer, and sleep disordered breathing are presented. Preventive measures of health in general and respiratory health in particular cannot do without a reminder of cigarette smoke avoidance and the respiratory aftermath of the smoking habit. The book presents scientific evidence-based practice knowledge. It is intended for healthcare professionals, specifically pulmonary specialists, primary care physicians, and all scientifically-minded individuals involved in the care of patients.

  • 75600lei 512.00 lei

    Tumors and Tumor-like Conditions of the Lung and Pleura is a superb visual resource that brings the state-of-the-art in thoracic diagnosis straight to the lab bench. Cesar A. Moran and Saul Suster are internationally recognized experts in pulmonary pathology who present a coherent and consistent approach to interpretation and diagnosis. Through more than 900 stunning photographs and a consistent, user-friendly format, this resource provides quality guidance on the diagnostic problems you face in everyday practice. You'll get a host of innovative, practice-oriented features unavailable in any other text that streamline and facilitate diagnostic decision-making. Written by practitioners for practitioners, this visual resource is designed for quick and easy use. You can't afford to be without it.

  • Medical Thoracoscopy / Pleuroscopy, with DVD
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    62700lei 575.00 lei

    n Medical Thoracoscopy/Pleuroscopy: Manual and Atlas, international experts explain the current methodology and demonstrate different technical approaches to medical thoracoscopy/pleuroscopy (MT/P) in the diagnosis and treatment of pleuropulmonary diseases. A combination of instructive manual and atlas, this book presents clinical cases with indications, techniques, and outcomes for each procedure. In the 'Atlas', endoscopic photographs demonstrate the application of this minimally invasive technique in various pathologies, from pleural effusion to various manifestations of lung cancer. Features: * Diagnostic and therapeutic indications reflect new technology such as the semi-rigid/semi-flexible pleuroscope, CT/MR imaging, and video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) * Over 150 full-color endoscopic photographs and 120 figures enhance the text * An accompanying DVD contains video clips of 8 typical clinical cases, plus practical information on the use of talc poudrage, the induction of a pneumothorax, and more This comprehensive visual guide is an indispensable primer for residents and fellows in pulmonology or pneumology, and for respiratory physicians, internists, or thoracic surgeons. System Requirements for the DVD: Language: English; region code: 0; picture format: 4:3 NTSC; duration: 33 minutes (approximately); disk format: DVD-5.

  • 65200lei 585.00 lei

    This book concisely reviews important advances in radiation oncology, providing practicing radiation oncologists with a fundamental understanding of each topic and an appreciation of its significance for the future of radiation oncology. It explores in detail the impact of newer imaging modalities, such as multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and positron emission tomography (PET) using fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) and other novel agents, which deliver improved visualization of the physiologic and phenotypic features of a given cancer, helping oncologists to provide more targeted radiotherapy and assess the response. Due consideration is also given to how advanced technologies for radiation therapy delivery have created new treatment options for patients with localized and metastatic disease, highlighting the increasingly important role of image-guided radiotherapy in treating systemic and oligometastatic disease. Further topics include the potential value of radiotherapy in enhancing immunotherapy thanks to the broader immune-stimulatory effects,  how cancer stem cells and the tumor microenvironment influence response, and the application of mathematical and systems biology methods to radiotherapy.

  • Diagnostic Evaluation of the Respiratory System
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    69300lei 625.00 lei

     This book is a practical guide to the diagnosis of respiratory disorders, helping clinicians recognise signs and symptoms, decide on the most appropriate diagnostic tests, and to interpret the results. Divided into four sections, the book covers respiratory system assessment, evaluation of respiratory function, diagnostic imaging, and invasive diagnostic techniques. The imaging section includes radiograph, computed tomography, angiography, and ultrasonography. The invasive diagnostic procedures section covers bronchoscopy, lung biopsy, transbronchial needle aspiration and more. Video-assisted thoracic surgery as a diagnostic tool is also discussed. Authored by recognised expert Professor Sorino Claudio from University of Palermo, this useful manual is enhanced by clinical images and figures. Key Points * Practical guide to diagnosis of respiratory disorders * Helps clinicians recognise signs and symptoms, choose appropriate diagnostic tests and interpret results * Includes chapter on video-assisted thoracic surgery as a diagnostic tool * Authored by recognised experts

  • Human Respiratory Viral Infections 1st Edition
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    753.00 lei

    Features
    • Presents basic and applied aspects of virology
    • Discusses the anatomy of the human respiratory system
    • Examines immunological interactions in lungs during infection
    • Explores aerosol spread and communicability of viruses infecting the respiratory system
    • Defines environmental variables affecting the transmission of viruses
    • Reviews infection control and prevention
    • Covers clinical and laboratory diagnosis of respiratory viral infections
    • Profiles the pathogenesis of specific viruses and their treatment Summary Using a multidisciplinary approach, Human Respiratory Viral Infections is set at the level between the definitive reference work and an essential clinical manual. Exploring recent advances in human respiratory viral research, the text builds on the basic sciences of epidemiology, virology, molecular biology, and immunology to cover clinical diagnosis, mechanism of pathogenesis, manifestations of disease, impact, treatment, and management strategies.
    • Provides a comprehensive review of all the major human respiratory viral infections
    • Supplies a detailed description of the anatomy of the respiratory system
    • Discusses the salient features of specific viruses
    • Examines the latest diagnostic tools
    • Covers risk factors associated with incidence of respiratory viral infections in children and adults in different occupational and environmental settings Presenting the latest knowledge in human respiratory viral infections, this text will be immensely valuable for pulmonologists, biomedical scientists, research scholars, virologists, vaccinologists, immunologists, clinicians, pharmacologists, and public health specialists.

  • 84000lei 755.00 lei

    About this book


    This new edition offers comprehensive coverage of all areas of interventional pulmonology, a minimally invasive endoscopic method for diagnosing and treating lung disorders.


    The text is divided into eight sections on the major areas of interventional pulmonology, including basic endoscopy, lung cancer staging, and interventional bronschoscopy in asthma and emphysema. Chapters then explore specific procedures and techniques, including medical thoracoscopy, flexible and rigid bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound, and electromagnetical navigation with coverage of history, indications and contraindications, and up-to-date evidence-based reviews. In recent years there have been many advances in interventional pulmonology, the most significant relating to lung cancer early diagnosis and late-stage treatment.


    Two new chapters on lung cancer epidemiologic changes and personalized lung cancer treatment explore new methods for maximizing patient care for an increasingly prevalent disease. This inclusive volume concludes with a look towards the future of interventional pulmonology and experimental techniques currently being tested. Interventions in Pulmonary Medicine, Second Edition, is a must have for pulmonologists, endoscopists, pulmonary oncologists, ENT physicians, thoracic surgeons, anesthesiologists, and intensive care specialists and their teams.


     


    Table of contents (18 chapters)


     


    ·         Ultrathin Bronchoscopy: Indications and Technique


    Diez-Ferrer, Marta (et al.)


    Pages 35-45


    ·         Anesthesia for Interventional Bronchoscopic Procedures


    Sarkiss, Mona


    Pages 67-81


    ·         Evaluation of Outcomes After Interventional Procedures


    Miyazawa, Teruomi (et al.)


    Pages 83-87


    ·         Cryotherapy: Application in the Airways


    Colella, Sara (et al.)


    Pages 139-153


    ·         Endobronchial Brachytherapy


    Gutiérrez Miguélez, Cristina (et al.)


    Pages 155-164


    ·         Photodynamic Therapy


    Diaz-Jimenez, José Pablo (et al.)


    Pages 165-183


    ·         Optical Coherence Tomography: A Review


    Shaipanich, Tawimas (et al.)


    Pages 267-279


    ·         Lung Cancer Screening


    Clay, Ryan (et al.)


    Pages 313-322


    ·         Lung Cancer Epidemiologic Changes: Implications in Diagnosis and Therapy


    Ong, Philip (et al.)


    Pages 323-332


    ·         Personalized Lung Cancer Treatment: A Teamwork


    Quadrelli, Silvia (et al.)


    Pages 333-348


    ·         The Newly Proposed Lung Cancer TNM Classification: Review and Clinical Implications


    Casal, Roberto F. (et al.)


    Pages 351-362


    ·         Endobronchial Ultrasound: The Basics of Ultrasound


    Herth, Felix J. F.


    Pages 397-401


    ·         Endobronchial Ultrasound: Clinical Applications


    Mudambi, Lakshmi (et al.)


    Pages 403-419


    ·         TBNA in the Endobronchial Ultrasound Era


    Gasparini, Stefano (et al.)


    Pages 421-428


    ·         Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction with Endobronchial Valves


    Macedo-Neto, Amarillo (et al.)


    Pages 485-510


    ·         Percutaneous Tracheostomy


    Gray, Anthony W.


    Pages 527-536


    ·         Hemoptysis, Endoscopic Management


    Cordovilla, Rosa


    Pages 589-605


    ·         History of Bronchoscopy: The Evolution of Interventional Pulmonology


    Panchabhai, Tanmay S. (et al.)


    Pages 609-621

  • 784.00 lei

    This book provides an overview of pulmonary hypertensive diseases, the current understanding of their pathobiology, and a contemporary approach to diagnosis and treatment. It discusses the definition and classification of these disorders and the epidemiology of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH); explores the approach to diagnosis and evaluation via methods such as echocardiography, right heart catheterization, and cardiopulmonary exercise testing; describes the major drug classes used to treat PAH and the cell signaling pathways that they target as well as adjunct and investigative therapies; and highlights special situations that are particularly challenging in the management of PAH. Written by experts in their respective fields, Diagnosis and Management of Pulmonary Hypertension is a valuable resource for pulmonologists, cardiologists, and practitioners in internal medicine and critical care.

  • 88200lei 790.00 lei

    Features

    ·         Covers the clinical areas that reflect the multidisciplinary nature of the condition

    ·         Presents new chapters on Living with Cystic Fibrosis, Growing Old with Cystic Fibrosis, Quality Improvement, and Outcome of Clinical Trials

    ·         Includes expanded information on animal models, infection and inflammation of the airway affected by cystic fibrosis, management of the screened patient, and pulmonary exacerbations

    ·         Includes a complimentary eBook containing many more references, links to videos, and references within PubMed

    ·         Presents information in a completely redesigned format so that the key facts can be found at a glance

    Summary

    Hodson and Geddes' Cystic Fibrosis provides everything the respiratory clinician, pulmonologist or health professional treating patients needs in a single manageable volume. This international and authoritative work brings together current knowledge and has become established in previous editions as a leading reference in the field. This fourth edition includes a wealth of new information, figures, useful videos, and a companion eBook.

    The basic science that underlies the disease and its progression is outlined in detail and put into a clinical context. Diagnostic and clinical aspects are covered in depth, as well as promising advances such as gene therapies and other novel molecular based treatments. Patient monitoring and the importance of multidisciplinary care are also emphasized.

    This edition:

    ·         Features accessible sections reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of the cystic fibrosis care team

    ·         Contains a chapter written by patients and families about their experiences with the disease

    ·         Includes expanded coverage of clinical areas, including chapters covering sleep, lung mechanics and the work of breathing, upper airway disease, insulin deficiency and diabetes, bone disease, and sexual and reproductive issues

    ·         Discusses management both in the hospital and at home

    ·         Includes a new section on monitoring and discusses the use of databases to improve patient care

    ·         Covers monitoring in different age groups, exercise testing and the outcomes of clinical trials in these areas

    ·         Includes chapters devoted to nursing, physiotherapy, psychology, and palliative and spiritual care

    Throughout, the emphasis is on providing an up-to-date and balanced review of both the clinical and basic science aspects of the subject and reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of the cystic fibrosis care team.

  • Pathology of Lung Disease
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    1,03300lei 900.00 lei

    This well-illustrated textbook covers the full range of lung and pleural diseases from the pathologic standpoint. Both diseases of adults and pediatric lung diseases are presented. The book will serve as an excellent guide to the diagnosis of these diseases, but in addition it explains the disease mechanisms and etiology.

    Genetics and molecular biology are also discussed whenever necessary for a full understanding. The author is an internationally recognized expert who runs courses on lung and pleural pathology attended by participants from all over the world. In compiling this book, he has drawn on more than 30 years’ experience in the field.

    Reviews

    “This is a review of all areas of lung pathology, based on the author’s extensive experience in dealing with lung diseases. … The intended audience is surgical pathologists, lung pathologists, pathology residents, and fellows. Clinicians who treat lung diseases also might find it useful. … This comprehensive book is well written and easy to follow. … I highly recommend this book to anyone who is looking for a practical and quick reference for lung pathology.” (Anamarija M. Perry, Doody’s Book Reviews, April, 2017)      

  • 950.00 lei

    Features · Provides comprehensive coverage from diagnosis and clinical evaluation of pulmonary hypertension to imaging techniques, disorders and treatment · Includes new chapters on right ventricular biology, drug, non-drug therapy and trial design, classification, lung transplantation, pulmonary vascular tumors, pediatrics and phenotyping · Contains a wealth of detail on the latest developments from global experts and key opinion leaders · Elucidates challenging concepts with useful illustrations now in full color throughout the book · Distills and highlights extensive reference material for the clinician Summary Pulmonary Circulation provides physicians with a better understanding of the structure, function and pathophysiology of the pulmonary circulation. It provides comprehensive coverage from diagnosis and clinical evaluation of patients with pulmonary hypertension to imaging techniques, disorders and treatment. This new edition incorporates the latest clinical, pathophysiological and pathological research on pulmonary circulatory disorders. In particular, it provides greater emphasis on the role of the right ventricle in pulmonary vascular disease, updated knowledge on pathobiology and genetics, and includes new material related to imaging and other diagnostic modalities. This edition also reflects new classifications and all the recommendations from the 2013 World Conference on Pulmonary Circulation as well as current guidelines from the European Society of Cardiology and the European Respiratory Society. Thoroughly updated to keep up with the brisk pace of discovery and emerging therapies, the book remains an essential resource by providing a balance between scientific review and clinically relevant guidelines for the busy practicing physician.

  • 980.00 lei

    Features

    • Provides an A-Z format listing of the 500 most commonly prescribed drugs with key information available at a glance
    • Contains key prescribing information on dosages, safety issues, warnings, drug errors and adverse effects, including complicated prescriptions
    • Offers practical advice on drug selection throughout the book
    • Includes a detailed section on how to prescribe, including inhalers and inhaled drugs
    • Discusses how to deal with respiratory emergencies using protocols and guidelines, including asthma stepwise and asthma exacerbation, stable COPD management and COPD exacerbation

    Summary

    Pocket Prescriber Pulmonary Medicine is a concise, up-to-date prescribing guide containing all the "must have" information on a vast range of drugs that trainee pulmonologists, respiratory care physicians and nurse prescribers may encounter in clinical practice. Pocket Prescriber Pulmonary Medicine gives instant access to essential prescribing information, enabling on-the-spot decision making to provide the highest standard of care while mitigating prescribing errors.

  • 1,41500lei 1220.00 lei

    Turn to the field's definitive text for a thorough understanding of the clinical and scientific aspects of pulmonary medicine Since 1980, Fishman's Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders has delivered unparalleled coverage of pulmonary medicine and the underlying basic and applied science upon which clinical practice is based.
    The Fifth Edition, with 270 contributing authors, includes over 2,000 illustrations, 60 videos, and 18,000 references. The book opens with a comprehensive overview of the scientific basis of lung function in health and disease. It then provides detailed coverage of the broad array of diseases and disorders affecting the respiratory system, including obstructive and restrictive diseases, pulmonary vascular disorders, sleep-disordered breathing, lung neoplasms, respiratory infections, and respiratory failure, among others.
    The Fifth Edition has been completely updated to reflect the many advancements that have been made in pulmonary medicine over the past few years, including:
    • Molecular development of the lung
    • Stem cells and respiratory disease
    • Genetics of pulmonary disease and the growth of personalized medicine
    • Technical advances in lung transplantation
    • Growth in immunology and immunosuppressive management
    • Diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary hypertension
    • Circadian rhythms and sleep biology
    • Rapid evolution in lung imaging techniques, including functional imaging
    • Contemporary interventional bronchoscopic techniques.
    You will also find state-of-the-art coverage of the latest topics in critical care medicine, including:
    • Early diagnosis and management of sepsis
    • Multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS)
    • Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
    • Management of agitation and delirium in the ICU
    • The newly defined entity of "chronic critical illness"

  • 2,19500lei 1975.00 lei

     The second edition of the comprehensive two volume set brings respiratory medicine specialists fully up to date with the latest advances and information in their field. Beginning with an introduction to lung development and physiology of the respiratory system, the next chapters discuss pharmacology, symptoms, and respiratory diagnosis. Each of the following sections is dedicated to a specific type of respiratory disease or infection, further divided to provide in depth detail on every aspect of the topic. The text also explains how each respiratory disorder may be associated with other medical specialities such as critical care, cardiology, sleep medicine, and infectious diseases. This two volume set features numerous pulmonary radiographs including CT, nuclear images, bronchoscopy, and thoracoscopy, as well as tables and diagrams to enhance learning. Key Points * Fully updated, new edition of two volume set providing latest advances in pulmonary and critical care medicine * Covers numerous respiratory diseases and infections and their comorbidity with other medical specialties * Highly illustrated with radiographic images, tables and diagrams * 

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