Principles of Pulmonary Medicine helps you master the foundations of pulmonary medicine without being overwhelmed! This concise, easy-to-read medical reference book correlates basic science principles with the radiologic, pathologic, and clinical aspects of respiratory disease to provide an integrated, accessible approach to the study of pulmonary medicine.
1. Pulmonary Anatomy and Physiology: The Basics 2. Presentation of the Patient with Pulmonary Disease 3. Evaluation of the Patient with Pulmonary Disease 4. Anatomic and Physiologic Aspects of Airways 5. Asthma 6. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 7. Miscellaneous Airway Diseases 8. Anatomic and Physiologic Aspects of the Pulmonary Parenchyma 9. Overview of Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Diseases 10. Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Diseases Associated with Known Etiologic Agents 11. Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Diseases of Unknown Etiology 12. Anatomic and Physiologic Aspects of the Pulmonary Vasculature 13. Pulmonary Embolism 14. Pulmonary Hypertension 15. Pleural Disease 16. Mediastinal Disease 17. Anatomic and Physiologic Aspects of Neural, Muscular, and Chest Wall Interactions with the Lungs 18. Disorders of Ventilatory Control 19. Disorders of the Respiratory Pump 20. Lung Cancer: Etiologic and Pathologic Aspects 21. Lung Cancer: Clinical Aspects 22. Lung Defense Mechanisms 23. Pneumonia 24. Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacteria 25. Miscellaneous Infections Due to Fungi and Pneumocystis 26. Pulmonary Complications in the Immunocompromised Host
27. Classification and Pathophysiologic Aspects of Respiratory Failure 28. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome 29. Management of Respiratory Failure Appendix A: Sample Problems Using Respiratory Equations Appendix B: Pulmonary Function Tests: Guidelines for Interpretation and Sample Problems Appendix C: Arterial Blood Gases: Guidelines for Interpretation and Sample Problems