Lecture Notes: Respiratory Medicine, 9 edition

Lecture Notes: Respiratory Medicine, 9 edition
  • eBook:
    Lecture Notes: Respiratory Medicine, 9 edition
  • Author:
    Stephen J. Bourke, Graham P. Burns
  • Edition:
    9 edition
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  • Data:
    June 22, 2015
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  • Pages:
    264 pages
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Book Description
Respiratory Medicine Lecture Notes covers everything from the basics of anatomy and physiology, through to the aetiology, epidemiology, symptoms and management of a full range of respiratory diseases, providing a comprehensive yet easy-to-read overview of all the essentials of respiratory medicine.

Key features of this new, full-colour edition include:
• Updated and expanded material on chest X-rays and radiology
• Self-assessment exercises for each chapter
• A range of clinical images and scans showing the key features of each disease
• Fully supported by a companion website at www.lecturenoteseries.com/respiratory featuring figures, key points, web links, and interactive self-assessment questions

Ideal for learning the basics of the respiratory system, starting a placement, or as a quick-reference revision guide, Respiratory Medicine Lecture Notes is an invaluable resource for medical students, respiratory nurses and junior doctors.


Part 1 - Structure and function
1. Anatomy and physiology of the lungs

Part 2 - History taking, examination and investigations
2. History taking and examination
3. Pulmonary function tests
4. Radiology of the chest

Part 3 - Respiratory diseases
5. Upper respiratory tract infections and influenza
6. Pneumonia
7. Tuberculosis
8. Bronchiectasis and lung abscess
9. Cystic fibrosis
10. Asthma
11. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
12. Carcinoma of the lung
13. Interstitial lung disease
14. Occupational lung disease
15. Pulmonary vascular disease
16. Pneumothorax and pleural effusion
17. Acute respiratory distress syndrome
18. Ventilatory failure and sleep-related breathing disorders
19. Lung transplantation

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