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Respiratory Infections. Lung Biology in Health and Disease
Informa Healthcare, December 2009, Pages: 384
Utilizing a syndrome-based approach, Respiratory Infections provides pulmonologists, infectious disease specialists, and immunologists with essential and thorough knowledge of respiratory infections and the multitude of diseases that make us these infections, including pneumonia, tuberculosis, HIV, and cystic fibrosis. The only source to bridge the gap between respiratory infections and infectious disease, this text advises the clinician on how to easily and rapidly identify, treat, and manage respiratory infections.
Key features of this integral resource include:
Scope Of Respiratory Infections. Lung Defense Mechanisms In Respiratory Infection. Microbial pathogenetic mechanisms in respiratory infections. Special Considerations for Antibiotic use in respiratory infections. Acute Bronchitis. Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Bronchiectasis. Exacerbations of Cystic Fibrosis. Community Acquired Pneumonia. Health Care Associated Pneumonia. Ventilator Associated Pneumonia. Pneumonia in ARDS. Immuno-Suppressed Patient with Lung Infiltrates. Respiratory infections in HIV positive patients. Tuberculosis. Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterial Respiratory Infections. Fungal infections. Emerging threats. Emerging Modalities For Diagnosis. New Management Modalities.
Sanjay Sethi VAWNY Healthcare System, Buffalo, New York, USA.