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Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine
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Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine

Publication Year: 2009
Edition: 2nd
Authors/Editor: Chapman, Stephen; Robinson, Grace; Stradling, John; West, Sophie
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
ISBN: 978-0-199-54516-2
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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. Included for easy reference are useful pages on lung and bronchial anatomy, CT anatomy and scans, lung function and blood-gas nomograms.

* Provides comprehensive coverage of all respiratory diseases in a concise, pocket-book format
* Complex topics are clearly explained in an easily-accessible way
* Features unique sections on practical procedures to assist the novice reader
* Includes a symptoms section to aid in differential diagnosis and clinical management
* Packed with practical tips for the out-patient clinic or ward setting
* Fully updated with the latest developments in the field

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    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Chapman, Stephen; Robinson, Grace; Stradling, John; West, Sophie
  • ISBN: 978-0-199-54516-2
  • Specialty:
    Pulmonary Medicine
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Pages: 880
  • Illustrations: 67
  • Year: 2009

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