ERS Handbook of Respiratory Medicine - 1st edition

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Within the textbook, 17 chapters provide compact, concise, easy-to-read guides on each of the key areas in respiratory medicine. The book is intended to serve as a reference, using the most up-to-date research and medical data to help those working in the field recognise symptoms, reach a diagnosis and deliver practical treatment recommendations.

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Chief editors
Paolo Palange  Anita Simonds
Prof. Paolo Palange
Prof. Anita Simonds
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For each section, authors include brief summaries, practical guidelines and key points following the HERMES syllabus, offering readers a comprehensive guide to respiratory medicine. Each section within the 17 chapters can be viewed in PDF version. The table of contents is also available for download here.

 

Chapter list

The book is divided into 18 overarching modules covering the whole field.

  • Chapter 1: Structure and function of the respiratory system
  • Chapter 2: Signs and Symptoms
  • Chapter 3: Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Chapter 4: Other Diagnostic Tests
  • Chapter 5: Lung Imaging
  • Chapter 6: Lung injury and respiratory failure
  • Chapter 7: Respiratory Infections
  • Chapter 8: Tuberculosis
  • Chapter 9: Airway diseases
  • Chapter 10: Occupational and environmental lung diseases
  • Chapter 11: Interstitial lung disease
  • Chapter 12: Pulmonary vascular diseases
  • Chapter 13: Pleural, mediastinal and chest wall diseases
  • Chapter 14: Thoracic tumours
  • Chapter 15: Sleep related disorders
  • Chapter 16: Immunodeficiency disorders and orphan lung disease
  • Chapter 17: Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Chapter 18: Statistics and epidemiology
     

Sample Section

Handbook sample section  

Molecular Biology of the Lung
M. Königshoff & O. Eickelberg

 

 

 

 

 

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