ERS Handbook of Respiratory Medicine

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Chief editors
Paolo Palange  Anita Simonds
Prof. Paolo Palange
Prof. Anita Simonds
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Within the textbook, 18 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.

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 
  • 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/orphan lung disorders 
  • Chapter 17 – Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Chapter 18 - Epidemiology
     

Adult Handbook 2nd - Sample section

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HRCT of the chest
Johny A. Verschakelen

 

 

 

 

 

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