Books by Subject
Pulmonary MedicineAccess restricted to Stanford unless otherwise noted
- Advances in personalized therapy for lung cancer 2011, Future MedAdvances in personalized therapy for lung cancer / Nagahiro Saijo -- Biomarkers in lung cancer / Tobenna Nwizu & Ravi Salgia -- EGF receptor-targeted drugs / Tetsuya Mitsudomi -- Antiangiogenic therapies for non-small-cell lung cancer / Suresh S. Ramalingam & Chandra P. Belani -- DNA-targeted drugs / Judith Meza-Junco & Michael B. Sawyer.
- Advances in pulmonary neuroendocrine tumor management 2013, Future MedAdvances in pulmonary neuroendocrine tumor management / Kjell Öberg -- Classification / Mauro Papotti -- Molecular imaging & peptide receptor radionuclide therapy / Richard P. Baum, Harshad R. Kulkarni & Dieter Hörsch -- Biotherapy : somatostatin analogs and IFN-[alpha] / Dan Granberg -- Typical and atypical bronchial carcinoid tumors / Michael Beckles, Dalvinder Mandair, Christos Toumpanakis & Martyn Caplin -- Small-cell lung cancer and large-cell neuroendocrine tumors of the lung / David Planchard & Eric Baudin -- Thymic neuroendocrine tumors / Piero Ferolla -- Algorithm for management of bronchopulmonary neuroendocrine tumors / Kjell Öberg -- Index.
- Advances in radiation oncology in lung cancer 2005, Springer
- Advances in radiation oncology in lung cancer. 2nd ed. 2011, Springer
- Aging and lung disease 2012, Springer
- Airway chemoreceptors in the vertebrates 2009, CRCnetBASE
- Alcohol use disorders and the lung 2014, SpringerAlcohol Use Disorders and the Lung: A Clinical and Pathophysiological Approach is an excellent resource for clinicians who care for individuals affected by alcohol use disorders in diverse settings. Although alcohol abuse alone does not cause acute lung injury, it renders the lung susceptible to dysfunction in response to the inflammatory stresses of sepsis, trauma, and other clinical conditions recognized to cause acute lung injury. In parallel, these same pathophysiological effects of alcohol abuse significantly increase the risk of a wide range of serious lung infections. Many clinicians involved in the primary treatment of alcohol use disorders, such as addiction psychiatrists, will find this text of interest as it will expand their understanding of the health consequences of alcohol use disorders. In parallel, clinicians who specialize in pulmonary and/or critical care medicine will have a unique resource that provides a comprehensive review of the pathophysiology of alcohol-related lung disorders and insights into evolving therapeutic options in these vulnerable individuals. Alcohol Use Disorders and the Lung: A Clinical and Pathophysiological Approach fills a gap in the literature and presents the evolving clinical research that may soon lead to novel therapies that can improve lung health in individuals with alcohol use disorders and co-existing conditions such as HIV infection.
- Anti-tuberculosis drug resistance in the world Lane Catalog recordPrint Material
- Antituberculosis chemotherapy 2011, KargerHistory of drug discovery : early evaluation studies and lessons learnt from them / Ahmad, Z., Makaya, N.H. and Grosset, J. -- Tuberculosis treatment trials past and present : old and new challenges / Nunn, N. -- The rifamycins : renewed interest in an old drug class / Burman, W., Dooley, K.E., and Nuermberger, E. -- Isoniazid pharmacokinetics and efficacy in adults and children / Donald, P.R. and Schaaf, H.S. -- Recent developments in the study of pyrazinamide : an update / Mitchison, D.A. and Zhang, Y. -- Experience with phase III clinical trials of antituberculosis drugs and regimens : conclusions and lessons for the future / Jindani, A. -- Tuberculosis recurrence : exogenous or endogenous? / Williams, M. ... [et al.] -- Second-line antituberculosis drugs : current knowledge, recent research findings and controversies / Schaaf, H.S., Seddon, J.A., and Caminero, J.A. -- Acquisition, transmission, and amplification of drug-resistant tuberculosis / Müller, B. ... [et al.] -- The treatment of tuberculosis in children -- Cruz, A.T. and Starke, J.R. -- Issues and challenges in the development of novel tuberculosis drug regimens / Erondu, N. and Ginsberg, A. -- Drug resistance in mycobacterium tuberculosis : molecular mechanisms and laboratory susceptibility testing / Bittger, E.C. -- The role of the mouse model in the evaluation of new antituberculosis drugs / Nuermberger, E.L. -- Current issues in tuberculosis pharmacokinetics / Egelund, E.F. and Peloquin, C.A. -- Pharmacological considerations of antitubercular agents in children / Goldman, J.L., Kearns, G.L., and Abdel-Rahman, S.M. -- Interactions between antituberculosis and antiretroviral agents / Mcilleron, H. and Khoo, S.H. -- Diabetes mellitus and tuberculosis treatment / Ruslami, R., Van Crevel, R. -- Early bactericidal activity of antituberculosis agents / Maritz, J.Z., Diacon, A.H., and Donald, P.R. -- Assessment of whole-blood bactericidal activity in the evaluation of new antituberculosis drugs / Wallis, R.S. -- Serial sputum colony counting in drug regimens / Sloan, D. and Davies, G. -- The evaluation of new antituberculosis drugs in children / Mcneeley, D.F. ... [et al.] -- A new era in tuberculosis treatment : what does the future hold? / Duncan, K.
- Asthma and COPD. 2nd ed. 2009, ScienceDirect
- Asthma in the workplace. Fourth edition. [4th ed.] 2013, CRCnetBASE
- Atlas of airway management 2007, OvidAirway anatomy -- Mask ventilation -- Direct laryngoscopy -- The pediatric airway -- Confirmation of endotracheal tube placement -- Retraction blades for direct laryngoscopy -- Pharmacology of airway management -- Definition, incidence, and predictors of the difficult airway -- Decision making in difficult airway management -- Training in airway management -- Examples and illustrations of conditions predisposing the difficult airway management -- Mirrors and mirror blades -- Prisms and prism blades -- Bougies and airway stylets -- Blind nasotracheal intubation -- Blind orotracheal intubation -- Lightwands -- Optical stylets -- Retrograde intubation -- Flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopes -- Rigid fiberoptic scopes -- Esophageal-tracheal combitube -- Laryngeal mask airway -- Intubating laryngeal mask airway -- New supraglottic ventilation devices -- Transtracheal "Jet" ventilation -- Intubation through laryngeal mask airway or intubation laryngeal mask airway with a bougie, lighted stylet, or optical stylet -- Retrograde intubation and flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope intubation -- Flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope intubation through the laryngeal mask airway -- Flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope intubation through the intubating laryngeal mask airway -- Flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope intubation and the esophageal-tracheal combitube -- Transtracheal jet ventilation and flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope intubation -- Cricothyrotomy -- Wire-guided cricothyrotomy.
- Atlas of airway management. 2nd ed. 2012, OvidRoutine airway medicine -- Difficult airway management: recognition, training and management -- Adjuncts to direct laryngoscopy -- Blind intubation -- Lightwands and optical stylets -- Retrograde techniques -- Fiberoptic techniques -- Emergency ventilation -- Combination techniques -- Emergency surgical airways -- Pediatrics -- Bronchoscopy -- Special situations requiring specialized airway management -- Unique facets of airway management by discipline -- Common patient conditions requiring specialized approach to the airway -- Care after intubation.
- Atlas of endoscopic major pulmonary resections 2010, Springer1. General considerations -- Tips and tricks -- Endoscopic mediastinal lymph node dissection -- 2. Lobectomies -- Right upper lobe -- Middle lobe -- Right lower lobe -- Left upper lobe -- Left lower lobe -- 3. Segmentectomies -- Right upper lobe: apicoposterior segments -- Right lower lobe: superior segment -- Right lower lobe: basal segments -- Left upper lobe: superior segments -- Left upper lobe: lingula -- Left lower lobe: superior -- Left lower lobe: basal segments.
- Atlas of neoplastic pulmonary disease 2010, SpringerLymphangiomatosis -- Pleuropulmonary blastoma -- Congenital pulmonary myofibroblastic tumor -- Alveolar adenoma -- Uncommon endobronchial surface tumors -- Mucous gland adenoma -- Pleomorphic adenoma -- Mucoepidermoid tumor -- Adenoid cystic carcinoma -- Inflammatory polyps -- Inflammatory pseudotumor -- Pulmonary chondroma -- Pulmonary hamartoma -- Localized fibrous tumor -- Lipomas and liposarcomas -- Cystic lymphangioma -- Lymphangioleiomyomatosis -- Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma -- Pulmonary artery sarcoma -- Synovial sarcoma -- Marginal zone B-cell lymphoma (maltoma) -- Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma -- Lymphomatoid granulomatosis -- Langerhans cell histiocytosis -- Typical and atypical carcinoids -- Teratoma -- Melanoma -- Thymoma -- Glomus tumor of the lung -- Sclerosing hemangioma -- Preinvasive disease -- Squamous cell carcinoma -- Adenocarcinoma -- Large cell carcinoma -- Small cell carcinoma -- Adenosquamous carcinoma -- Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma -- Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma -- Sarcomatoid carcinoma -- Pulmonary blastoma -- Metastatic tumors.
- Breathing, feeding, and neuroprotection 2006, SpringerCentral regulation of breathing -- Neurogeneration and neuroprotection -- Brain functions in health and disease -- Brain functions by the Dipole Tracing method.
- Bronchial asthma. 6th ed. 2011, Springer
- Bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome in lung transplantation 2013, SpringerBronchiolitis obliterans syndrome and chronic lung allograft dysfunction: evolving concepts and nomenclature -- Airway pathology in lung transplants -- Non-bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome forms of chronic lung allograft dysfunction -- The role of thoracic imaging in the diagnosis of BOS and related disorders -- Making a confident diagnosis of obliterative bronchiolitis -- The role of alloimmune T cell responses in obliterative bronchiolitis -- Antibody-mediated rejection and the bronchiolitis oblitereans syndrome -- Innate immune responses and bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome -- Mechanisms of fibrogenesis in post-transplant bronchiolitis obliterans -- The role of autoimmunity in the pathogenesis of obliterative bronchiolitis -- The role of infections of BOS -- Gastroesophageal reflux and aspiration in chronic lung allograft dysfunction and bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome: detection and treatment -- Bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome in children -- Immunosuppression for the prevention and treatment of BOS -- Macrolides for the treatment and prevention of BOS -- Other treatments for bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome.
- Cardiopulmonary imaging 2004, Ovid
- Challenging cases in pulmonology 2012, Springer
- Chest imaging 2012, Springer1. Introduction, Development of the Algorithm, RoboChest Introduction, Additional Tools -- 2. Search Pattern, Interpretive Approach, Basic Anatomy and Fundamentals -- 3. Normal Chest X-Ray, Terminology and Radiographic Anatomy -- 4. Abnormal Lung Patterns -- 5. Abnormalities Involving the Pleura -- 6. Abnormal Mediastinum -- 7. Abnormal Bones, Soft Tissue, and Other Findings.
- Chest radiology. 2nd ed. 2008, OvidNormal anatomy of the chest -- Signs and patterns of lung disease --Interstitial lung disease -- Alveolar lung disease -- Monitoring and support devices--"tubes and lines" -- Mediastinal masses -- Solitary and multiple pulmonary nodules -- Chest trauma -- Pleura, chest wall, and diaphragm -- Upper lung disease, infection, and immunity -- Atelectasis -- Peripheral lung disease -- Airways -- Unilateral hyperlucent hemithorax -- Neoplasms of the lung -- Congenital lung disease -- Pulmonary vasculature disease -- Congenital and acquired cardiac disease -- Thoracic aorta -- Self-assessment.
- Chest sonography. 3rd ed. 2011, Springer
- Children's respiratory nursing 2013, WileyAnatomy and physiology of the respiratory system / Conrad Bosman -- Homeostasis and the respiratory system / Andrew Prayle -- Nursing assessment, history taking, and collaborative working / Janice Mighten -- Investigations / Alan Smyth, Conrad Bosman & Janice Mighten -- Assessment of defects in airflow and lung volume / Haresh Vyas & Caroline Youle -- Oxygen therapy / Jayesh Bhatt & Sarah Spencer -- Long term ventilation / David Thomas & Beverley Waithe -- Management of lung infection in children / Alan Smyth -- Pharmacology and the respiratory system / Andrew Prayle & Janice Mighten -- Management of asthma and allergy / Jayesh Bhatt, Haresh Vyas & Debra Forster -- Complications with lung development & progressive airway injury / Jayesh Bhatt, Chhavi Goel & Sarah Spencer -- Inherited lung disease in children / Alan Smyth, Armanni Prasad & Janice Mighten -- Lung transplantation in children / Helen Spencer & Katherine Carter -- Transition to adult services / Donna Hilton -- Professional issues / Janice Mighten -- Communication an holistic approach / Phil Brewin.
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 2012, SpringerMortality in COPD: The Role of Comorbidities / Don D. Sin -- The Role of Systemic Inflammation in COPD / Kristina L. Bailey, Jadvinder Goraya, and Stephen L. Rennard -- The Disablement Process in COPD / Michael D.L. Morgan -- Cardiovascular Disease / Thierry Troosters -- Osteoporosis / Luis F. Diez-Morales and Vincent Cunanan -- Thoracic Malignancies / Matthew D. Jankowich -- Anxiety and Depression / Vincent S. Fan and Nicholas D. Giardino -- Cognitive Function / Paula Meek -- Skeletal Muscle Dysfunction / Marc-André Caron, Marie-Eve Thériault, Richard Debigaré, and François Maltais -- Inactivity / Judith Garcia-Aymerich -- Body Composition Abnormalities / Bram van den Borst and Annemie M.W.J. Schols -- COPD, Comorbidity, and Disease-Specific Clinical Practice Guidelines / Kristina Frogale, Kerry M. Schnell, and Cynthia M. Boyd -- Pharmacologic Treatment Strategies / Rachael A. Evans, Robert G. Varadi, Kambiz Mirzaei, and Roger S. Goldstein -- Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Targeting the Systemic Manifestations of COPD / Linda Nici and Richard ZuWallack -- Disease Management and Integrated Care / Emiel F.M. Wouters and Ingrid M.L. Augustin
- Clinical atlas of interstitial lung disease 2006, Springer
- Clinical chest ultrasound 2009, KargerPhysics of diagnostic ultrasound : creating the image / Reuter, K.L., Bogdan, A. -- Thoracic ultrasound overview / Islam, S., Tonn, H. -- Transthoracic ultrasound for chest wall, pleura, and the peripheral lung / Koegelenberg, C.F.N., Diacon, A.H., Bolliger, C.T. -- Ultrasound of the neck / Kreuter, M. ... [et al.] -- Diagnosis of pulmonary embolism and pneumonia using transthoracic sonography / Reissig, A., Kroegel, C. -- The mediastinum / Herth, F.J.F. -- Critical care echocardiography / Mayo, P.H. -- Use of ultrasound for central venous access / Garibaldi, B., Feller-Kopman, D. -- Ultrasound evaluation of the lung / Pellecchia, C., Mayo, P.H. -- Pleural ultrasonography in the intensive care unit / Wang, J.S., Doelken, P. -- Abdominal ultrasonography as related to problems of the chest / Beckh, S., Kirchpfening, K. -- Use of ultrasonography for the diagnosis of venous thromboembolic disease / Kaplan, A.E., Kory, P. -- Principles and practice of endoscopic ultrasound / Nishina, K. ... [et al.] -- Short history of the development of endobronchial ultrasound : a story of success / Becker, H.D. --State-of-the-art equipment and procedures / Kurimoto, N., Osada, H., Miyazawa, T. -- Convex probe endobronchial ultrasound / Yasufuku, K., Nakajima, T. -- Endobronchial ultrasound for staging of lung cancer / Herth, F.J.F. -- Endobronchial ultrasound for peripheral pulmonary lesions / Kurimoto, N., Osada, H., Miyazawa, T. -- Esophageal ultrasound / Annema, J.T., Rabe, K.F. -- Competing technologies : ultrasound, navigational bronchoscopy, optical coherence tomography, etc. : who will win out? / Lee, P., Beamis, J.F. -- Ultrasound and medical thoracoscopy / Michaud, G. -- Endobronchial ultrasound for difficult airway problems / Shirakawa, T. ... [et al.] -- Ultrasound guidance for endoscopic treatment of pulmonary malignancies / Eberhardt, R., Bugalho, A. -- Ultrasound-guided drainage procedures and biopsies / Wang, J.S., Doelken, P.
- Clinical exercise testing 2002, Karger
- Historical Perspective of Occupational and Environmental Lung Disease /Paul David Blanc MD, MSPH --The Occupational and Environmental History /Lawrence C. Mohr Jr. --Use of Laboratory Tests in Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases /Jean-Luc Malo --Radiography and CT of Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases /; Philip C. Goodman --; Environmental and Occupational Causes of Asthma /Marcos Ribeiro, Susan M. Tarlo --Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis /Lawrence Ho, Ware G. Kuschner --Air Pollution and Lung Diseases /Yuh-Chin T. Huang, Ellen Volker --Unanswered Questions Regarding Asbestos Exposure: Concerns for the Next Generation /Daniel E. Banks --Pneumoconiosis in the Twenty-First Century /Andrew J. Ghio --Inhalation Injury /David J. Prezant, Dorsett D. Smith --Hard Metal Lung Disease /Toshinori Takada, Hiroshi Moriyama --Beryllium Disease /John Ferguson, Margaret M. Mroz --Occupational Lung Cancer /Ignatius T. S. Yu, Lap-Ah Tse, Hong Qiu --COPD in Non-smokers /K. B. Hubert Lam, Om P. Kurmi, Jon G. Ayres --Emerging Issues in Environmental and Occupational Lung Diseases /Yuh-Chin T. Huang --Disability Assessment in Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases /Clayton T. Cowl --Global Impact of Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases /Eric D. Amster, David C. Christiani.
- Clinically oriented pulmonary imaging 2012, Springer1. Normal thoracic anatomy and common variants / Arlene Sirajuddin -- 2. Management of solitary pulmonary nodules / Maria C. Shiau, Elie Portnoy and Stuart M. Garay -- 3. Lung cancer / Todd R. Hazelton and Frank W. Walsh -- 4. Pulmonary infections in the normal host / Loren Ketai and Helen Katrina Busby -- 5. Pulmonary infections in the immunocompromised host / Jean W. Kuriakose and Barry H. Gross -- 6. Pleural disease / A. Keith Rastogi and Jeffrey P. Kanne -- 7. Pulmonary thromboembolic disease / Amie J. Tucker, Gopal Allada and Steven L. Primack -- 8. Non-thrombotic vascular disease of the chest / Elena Peña, Carole Dennie and George Chandy -- 9. Imaging of pulmonary hypertension / Mark L. Schiebler, James Runo, Leif Jensen and Christopher J. François -- 10. Obstructive pulmonary diseases / Megan Saettele, Timothy Saettele and Jonathan Chung -- 11. Imaging of airway disease / Shailaja J. Hayden and Sudhakar N. J. Pipavath -- 12. Idiopathic insterstitial pneumonias / Paul J. Lee and Jeffrey P. Kanne -- 13. Occupational lung disease / Cris A. Meyer and James E. Lockey -- 14. Hemoptysis / Kristie M. Guite, Trina J. Hollatz and Jeffrey P. Kanne -- 15. Non-AIDS immunologic diseases / Stephen A. Quinet and Jeffrey P. Kanne -- 16. Critically ill patient / Jie C. Nguyen and Jeffrey P. Kanne -- 17. Image guided thoracic interventions / Daniel Barnes, Kayvan Amjadi and Jean M. Seely.
- Color atlas of comparative pathology of pulmonary tuberculosis 2011, CRCnetBASE"This book is the first pictorial histopathology atlas with annotations on tuberculosis. The book's drug discovery and animal model perspective makes it applicative rather than academic. Each section will cover the manifestations of induced or acquired pulmonary tuberculosis in one of six animal species (models) - human, non-human primate, rabbit, guinea pig, rat, and mouse. It provides low, medium, and high power microscopy views of lung tissue in color."--Excerpt from publisher notes.
- Community-acquired pneumonia 2007, SpringerDiagnosis and treatment of community acquired pneumonia - the German perspective -- Detection of respiratory bacterial pathogens -- Viral pathogens and epidemiology, detection, therapy and resistance -- Resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae -- Influenza -- Pathogenesis of Chlamydophila pneumoniae infections - epidemiology, immunity, cell biology, virulence factors -- Legionnaires' disease and its agent Legionella pneumophila -- Pathogenesis of Streptococcus pneumoniae infections: adaptive immunity, innate immunity, cell biology, virulence factors -- Pathogenesis of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections: adaptive immunity, innate immunity, cell biology, and virulence factors -- Community-acquired pneumonia: paving the way towards new vaccination concepts.
- Heart -- Aorta, arch vessels, and great veins -- Pulmonary arterial disease -- Mediastinum -- Airways -- Focal lung disease -- Lung cancer -- Diffuse lung disease -- Pleura, chest wall, and diaphragm.
- Computed tomography of the lung 2007, Springer
- Congenital thoracic wall deformities 2011, SpringerIntroduction -- Deformities of the anterior thoracic wall -- Diagnostics -- Aspects of indication setting for selection of individual therapy and informed consent -- Therapy -- Special techniques in the funnel chest deformity -- Special techniques in the keel chest deformity -- Special techniques in pectus arcuatum and mixed deformities -- Special aspects in females -- Special technique in the Poland syndrome -- Surgery of other congenital anomalies of the anterior thoracic wall -- Complications, special problems -- Actual technical improvements, future aspects -- Final conclusions.
- Controlled pulmonary drug delivery 2011, Springer
- COPD 2011, SpringerMultiple components of COPD -- Clinical assessment of COPD -- Physiologic assessment of COPD -- Outcome measures and prognostic markers for COPD -- Management guidelines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Pharmacological therapy: bronchodilators -- Pharmacological therapy: inhaled corticosteroids -- Pharmacological therapy: novel approaches -- Smoking cessation -- Pulmonary rehabilitation -- Exacerbations of COPD -- Home management issues -- Co-morbidities and systemic effects of COPD -- Non-pharmacological and surgical management of COPD -- Depression and anxiety in COPD: diagnosis and management issues -- Disease management programs for COPD -- General management issues in COPD: sleep, travel, and preoperative management.
- CT of the airways 2008, Springer
- Cystic fibrosis 2004, Wellcome Trust
- Cystic fibrosis in the 21st century 2006, KargerThe CFTR gene: structure, mutations and specific therapeutic approaches / Nissim-Rafinia, M., Linde, L., Kerem, B. -- Exquisite and multilevel regulation of CFTR expression / Trezise, A.E.O. -- Intracellular processing of CFTR / Barriere, H., Lukacs, G.L. -- Structure of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator / Stratford, F.L.L., Bear, C.E. -- Function of CFTR protein: ion transport / Chen, J.-H. ... [et al.] -- Cystic fibrosis. Function of CFTR Protein: regulatory functions / Coakley, R.D., Stutts, M.J. -- Function of CFTR protein: developmental role / Gill, D., Larson, J.E. -- Genotype-phenotype correlations in cystic fibrosis / Dorfman, R., Zielenski, J. -- Diagnosis of cystic fibrosis, CFTR-related disease and screening / Karczeski, B.A., Cutting, G.R. -- CF modifier genes / Griesenbach, U., Alton, E.W.F.W., Davies, J.C. -- Animal models / Dorin, J.R -- In vitro/ex vivo fluorescence assays of CFTR chloride channel function / Verkman, A.S., Galietta, L.J.V. -- In vivo measurement of airway potential difference to assess CFTR function in man / Middleton, P., Alton, E.W.F.W. -- Arrays and proteomics / Ogilvie, V.C., MacGregor, G. -- Pathogenesis of pulmonary disease in cystic fibrosis / Mall, M., Boucher, R.C. -- Infection versus inflammation / Ziady, A.G., Davis, P.B. -- Pseudomonas aeruginosa: clinical research / Armstrong, D. -- Pseudomonas aeruginosa: basic research / Scott, F.W., Pitt, T.L. -- Other gram-negative organisms: Burkholderia cepacia complex and Stenotrophomonas maltophilia / Govan, J.R.W. -- Staphylococcus aureus and MRSA / Conway, S., Denton, M. -- Nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease in patients with cystic fibrosis / Griffith, D.E -- Respiratory fungal infections and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis / Que, C., Geddes, D. -- Advanced disease management and advances in transplant medicine / Carby, M.R., Hodson, M.E. -- Current and novel antimicrobial approaches / Davies, J.C. -- Anti-inflammatory agents: a clinical perspective / Hilliard, T.N., Balfour-Lynn, I.M. -- Recent advances in infant and pre-school lung function / Ranganathan, S. -- Recent advances in imaging / Oikonomou, A., Hansell, D.M. -- New pharmacological approaches for treatment of cystic fibrosis / Rubenstein, R.C. -- Gene and stem cell therapy / Boyd, A.C. -- Gut disease: clinical manifestations, pathophysiology, current and new treatments / Taylor, C.J., Hardcastle, J. -- Pancreatic involvement: clinical manifestations, pathophysiology and new treatments / Lindley, K.J. -- Cystic fibrosis: liver disease / Westaby, D. -- Fertility, contraception, incontinence and pregnancy / Thorpe-Beeston, J.G. -- Arthritis, vasculitis and bone disease / Elkin, S. -- Diabetes in cystic fibrosis / Bridges, N., Spowart, K. -- Challenges for nurses / Madge, S. -- Dietetics / Wolfe, S., Morton, A. -- Physiotherapy / Pryor, J.A. ... [et al.] -- Psychological interventions / Bryon, M. -- The future / Bush, A. ... [et al.].
- Cystic fibrosis methods and protocols 2002, Springer Protocols
- Dail and Hammar's Pulmonary pathology. 3rd ed. 2008, Springerv. II Springerv. 1. Nonneoplastic lung disease -- v. 2. Neoplastic lung disease.
- Defects of secretion in cystic fibrosis 2005, Springer
- Diagnostic pathology of pleuropulmonary neoplasia 2013, SpringerDiagnostic Imaging of Lung and Pleural Tumors -- The Staging of Lung Cancer -- Non-Small Cell Carcinomas -- Neuroendocrine Carcinomas -- Biphasic Tumors of the Lungs -- Salivary Gland and Adnexal Type Tumors of the Lungs -- Tumors Derived from Presumed Ectopic Tissues -- Vascular Tumors of the Lungs -- Mesenchymal Tumors of the Lungs -- Lung Tumors of Uncertain Histogenesis -- Malignant Lymphomas Involving Lung and Pleura -- Tumors of the Pleura -- Tumor-like Conditions and Benign Tumors of the Lung -- Molecular Pathology of Lung Cancer.
- Difficult airway 2013, SpringerThe Difficult Airway provides comprehensive textual and visual coverage of how to deal with patients who have expected or unexpected difficult airways. The book begins with a review of current definitions of the difficult airway, its incidence, and the evolution of algorithms to facilitate its management. The chapters that follow offer a comprehensive update on the techniques and concepts described in the American Society of Anesthesiologists' Difficult Airway Algorithm. Noted experts in each of the techniques have been recruited by the book editors to present the information. Figures throughout the book illustrate important points and procedures. This is a wonderful resource for health care professionals who are concerned with the management of the difficult airway, including anesthesiologists, intensive care physicians, emergency room physicians, nurses, and out-of-hospital first responders.
- Difficult decisions in thoracic surgery. 2nd ed. 2011, Springer
- Diffuse lung disease. 2nd ed. 2012, SpringerSection I. General Considerations -- 1. Patient Evaluation / Keith C. Meyer and Ganesh Raghu -- 2. Radiologic Evaluation / David A. Lynch -- 3. Bronchoalveolar Lavage / Marjolein Drent and Catharina F.M. Linssen -- 4. Pathology of Diffuse Lung Disease / Thomas V. Colby and Kevin O. Leslie -- 5. Pulmonary Function Testing / Athol U. Wells, Simon Ward, and Derek Cramer -- 6. Diffuse Lung Disease: Classification and Evaluation / Harold R. Collard and Talmadge E. King Jr. -- 7. Drug Therapy for Interstitial Lung Disease / Robert P. Baughman, Ulrich Costabel, and Elyse E. Lower -- 8. Pulmonary Hypertension in Interstitial Lung Disease / Oksana A. Shlobin and Steven D. Nathan -- Section II. Specific Diseases -- 9. Sarcoidosis / Daniel A. Culver and Marc A. Judson -- 10. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis / Joseph P. Lynch III and John A. Belperio -- 11. Nonspecific Interstitial Pneumonia / Kevin R. Flaherty and Fernando J. Martinez -- 12. A Practical Approach to Connective Tissue -- Disease-Associated Lung Disease / Aryeh Fischer and Roland M. du Bois -- 13. Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis: A Clinical Perspective / Moisés Selman, Mayra Mejía, Héctor Ortega, and Carmen Navarro -- 14. Smoking and Interstitial Lung Disease / Joshua J. Solomon and Kevin K. Brown -- 15. Childhood Interstitial Lung Disease / Lisa R. Young -- 16. Rare Interstitial Lung Diseases / Tristan J. Huie, Amy L. Olson, Marvin I. Schwarz, and Stephen K. Frankel -- 17. Occupational- and Drug-Induced Disorders / Michal Pirozynski and John Joseph Borg -- 18. Bronchiolitis / Vincent Cottin and Jean-François Cordier -- 19. Pulmonary Vasculitis / Ulrich Specks and Karina A. Keogh.
- Diffuse lung diseases 2006, Springer
- Diffuse parenchymal lung disease 2007, Karger
- Disorders of the respiratory tract 2006, Springer
- ECMO-- extracorporeal life support in adults 2014, SpringerExtracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has been in clinical use for some 40 years, but it is only in the past decade that its application in the treatment of life-threatening circulatory and respiratory failure has truly flourished. This book presents a comprehensive overview of both pathophysiological and practical aspects of circulatory and respiratory extracorporeal support. The basics of ECMO, including its history, the "ECMO team", cannulation, materials, and blood-surface interactions, are first discussed. The various indications for and particular characteristics of circulatory and respiratory extracorporeal life support are then described in detail in the main part of the book. Patient care during ECMO and monitoring of the ECMO patient are also carefully covered, with explanation of the management of technical and clinical complications and transport-related problems. Further topics include long-term therapy options beyond ECMO, such as ventricular assist devices and transplants, outcome, the new frontiers of ECMO for organ procurement and future challenges. The authors are well-known experts in the field whose authoritative contributions and attention to practical aspects will be invaluable for novices and experienced practitioners alike.
- Chapter 1. Identifying general requirements -- Chapter 2. Identifying detailed requirements -- Chapter 3. Selecting a solution -- Chapter 4. Implementing an electronic recording and reporting system .
- Endobronchial ultrasound 2009, Springer
- Essentials of sleep medicine 2012, Springer1. Normal sleep / James A. Rowley and M. Safwan Badr -- 2. Pharmacology of sleep / Susmita Chowdhuri -- 3. Obstructive sleep apnea: diagnosis with polysomnography and portable monitors / Chunbai Zhang, Stefanos N. Kales, and Atul Malhotra -- 4. Approach to hypersomnia / James A. Rowley -- 5. Obstructive sleep apnea: epidemiology of sleep apnea / Jessie P. Bakker, Atul Malhotra, and Sanjay R. Patel -- 6. Obstructive sleep apnea: clinical features and adverse consequences / Geraldo Lorenzi-Filho and Pedro Rodrigues Genta -- 7. Assessments of driving risk in sleep apnea / Kingman P. Strohl -- 8. Nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CNAP) treatment / Srinivas Bhadriraju and Nancy Collop -- 9. Obstructive sleep apnea: oral appliances / Peter A. Cistulli, Kate Sutherland, and Andrew S.L. Chan -- 10. Obstructive sleep apnea: surgery / Ryan J. Soose and Patrick J. Strollo -- 11. Sleep and lung disease / Charles W. Atwood, Jr. -- 12. Central sleep apnea / M. Safwan Badr -- 13. Insomnia: etiology, clinical manifestations, and morbidity / Clare E. Gargaro, Thomas Roth, and Christopher L. Drake -- 14. Management of insomnia / Luisa Bazan, Thomas Roth, and Christopher L. Drake -- 15. Circadian disorders / Brandon S. Lu, Jeff Kwon, and Phyllis C. Zee -- 16. Narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia / Imran Ahmed and Michael Thorpy -- 17. Parasomnias / Hrayr Attarian -- 18. Movement disorders / Nidhi S. Undevia -- 19. Perioperative care of patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome / Haven R. Malish and Peter C. Gay -- 20. Sleep and critical illness / Nimesh Patel and Sairam Parthasarathy.
- Exercise cardiopulmonary function in cardiac patients 2012, Springer1.Exercise Physiology --2.Pulmonary Function --3.Cardiac Output --4.Cardiac Output Redistribution --5.Left Ventricular Function --6.Blood Pressure and Hypertension --7.Metabolic Cardiovascular Risk Factors --8.Cardiopulmonary Function in Elderly --9.Exercise and Sudden Death --10.Cardiac Rehabilitation.
- Frozen section library. Lung 2009, Springer
- Frozen section library. Pleura 2010, Springer
- Functional respiratory disorders 2012, SpringerPart 1.Recognition of Functional Respiratory Symptoms. --What Is a Functional Respiratory Disorder? /Ran D. Anbar and Howard R. Hall --Functional Aspects of an Organic Respiratory Disorder: Cystic Fibrosis /Dewey G. Meyers and Ran D. Anbar --Part 2.Common Functional Respiratory and Related Conditions. --Chest Pain /Dilip R. Patel --Dyspnea /Douglas N. Homnick --The Habit Cough Syndrome and Its Variations /Miles M. Weinberger --Vocal Cord Dysfunction /Miles M. Weinberger and Devang R. Doshi --Functional Sleep Disorders /Zafer N. Soultan and Ran D. Anbar --Part 3.Treatment of Functional Respiratory Disorders. --When Should a Patient Be Referred to a Mental Health Provider? /Brett G. Toelle, Juliet M. Foster and Christine R. Jenkins --Basic Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Applications for Functional Respiratory Disorders and Other Medically Unexplained Symptoms /Courtney E. Du Mond and David A. Johnson --Biofeedback Therapy for Asthma /Paul M. Lehrer --Breathing Techniques for Asthma and Other Respiratory Diseases /Christine R. Jenkins --Hypnosis for the Treatment of Functional Respiratory Disorders /Ran D. Anbar --Speech Therapy for the Treatment of Functional Respiratory Disorders /Heather L. Hodges --Pharmacologic Therapy in Patients with Functional Respiratory Disorders /Charles R. Harris, Joseph F. Zastrow and Ran D. Anbar --The Healing Energy of Breath in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Other Eastern Traditions /Reinhild Draeger-Muenke and Maximilian Muenke --Mindfulness Meditation for the Treatment of Functional Respiratory Disorders /Adam S. Elias.
- Fundamentals of sleep medicine 2012, ScienceDirectSleep stages and basic sleep monitoring -- Technology of sleep monitoring: differential amplifiers, digital polysomnography, and filters -- Sleep staging in adults -- Biocalibration, artifacts, and common variants of sleep -- Sleep staging in infants and children -- Sleep architecture parameters, normal sleep, and sleep loss -- Neurobiology of sleep -- Monitoring respiration: technology and techniques -- Monitoring respiration: event definitions and examples -- Sleep and respiratory physiology -- Cardiac monitoring during polysomnography -- Monitoring of limb movements and other movements during sleep -- Polysomnography, portable monitoring, and actigraphy -- Subjective and objective measures of daytime sleepiness -- Obstructive sleep apnea syndromes: definitions, epidemiology, diagnosis, and variants -- Pathophysiology of obstructive sleep apnea -- Consequences of obstructive sleep apnea and the benefits of treatment -- Obstructive sleep apnea treatment overview and medical treatments -- Positive airway pressure treatment -- Oral appliance and surgical treatment for obstructive sleep apnea -- Central sleep apnea and hypoventilation syndromes -- Sleep and obstructive lung disease -- Restless leg syndrome, periodic limb movements in sleep, and the periodic limb movement disorder -- Hypersomnias of central origin -- Insomnia -- Circadian rhythm sleep disorders (CRSD) -- Clinical EEG and nocturnal epilepsy -- Parasomnias -- Psychiatry and sleep -- Sleep and non-respiratory physiology -- Sleep and neurological disorders.
- Gastroesophageal reflux and the lung 2013, SpringerDeglutition, Swallowing, and Airway Protection: Physiology and Pathophysiology /Jacqui E. Allen --The Pathophysiology of Gastroesophageal Reflux /Nikki Johnston --Making an Accurate Diagnosis of GERD /Edward D. Auyang and Brant K. Oelschlager --GER and Aspiration in Children /Jonathan E. Spahr and Raymond C. Maguire --Dysphagia, GER, and Aspiration in the Elderly /Joshua Malo, Kenneth S. Knox and Ronnie Fass --Chronic Cough and Vocal Cord Dysfunction: The Role of GER /Jamal Hayat, Etsuro Yazaki and Daniel Sifrim --GER in Asthma and COPD /Bindu Akkanti and Nicola A. Hanania --Sleep and GER /Susan M. Harding --Gastroesophageal Reflux in Cystic Fibrosis and Non-CF Bronchiectasis /Ans Pauwels, Daniel Sifrim and Lieven Dupont --GER and Aspiration in Interstitial Lung Disease /Keith C. Meyer and Ganesh Raghu --GER in Lung Transplantation /Keith C. Meyer and James D. Maloney --Pharmacologic Treatment of GERD /Eric Alan Gaumnitz --Surgical and Endoscopic Approaches to GERD /Marcelo W. Hinojosa and Carlos A. Pellegrini.
- Genetic basis for respiratory control disorders 2007, Springer1. Respiratory control disorders: from genes to patients and back / David Gozal -- 2. Hereditary aspects of respiratory control in health and disease in humans / John V. Weil -- 3. Phox2b and the homeostatic brain / Jean-François Brunet and Christo Goridis -- 4. Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome: from patients to gene discovery / Ha Trang -- 5. Structural and functional brain abnormalities in congenital central hypoventilation syndrome / Ronald M. Harper... [et al.] -- 6. In vitro study of Pho2xb gene mutations in congenital central hypoventilation syndrome / Tiziana Bachetti and Isabella Ceccherini -- 7. Sudden infant death syndrome: study of genes pertinent to cardiorespiratory and autonomic regulation / Debra E. Weese-Mayer... [et al.] -- 8. The genetic basis for obstructive sleep apnea: what role for variation in respiratory control? / Susan Redline, Sanjay R. Patel -- 9. Apnea and irregular breathing in animal models: a physiogenomic approach / Motoo Yamauchi ... [et al.] -- 10. Genetic determinants of respiratory phenotypes in mice / Clarke G. Tankersley -- 11. Genes and development of respiratory rhythm generation / Jean Champagnat... [et al.] -- 12. Transcription factor control of central respiratory neuron development / Bruno C. Blanchi and Michael H. Sieweke -- 13. Lessons from mutant newborn mice with respiratory control deficits / Claude Gaultier -- 14. Tentative mouse model for the congenital central hypo-ventilation syndrome: heterozygous Phox2b mutant newborn mice / Jorge Gallego... [et al.] -- 15. Respiratory control abnormalities in necdin-null mice: implications for the pathogenesis of Prader-Willi syndrome / John J. Greer and Rachel Wevrick -- 16. Possible role of bioaminergic systems in the respiratory disorders of Rett syndrome / John Bissonnette and Gerard Hilaire -- 17. Respiratory plasticity following intermittent hypoxia: a guide for novel therapeutic approaches to ventilatory control disorders? / Gordon s Mitchell.
- Global climate change and public health 2014, SpringerPulmonary physicians and scientists currently have minimal capacity to respond to climate change and its impacts on health. The extent to which climate change influences the prevalence and incidence of respiratory morbidity remains largely undefined. However, evidence is increasing that climate change does drive respiratory disease onset and exacerbation as a result of increased ambient and indoor air pollution, desertification, heat stress, wildfires, and the geographic and temporal spread of pollens, molds and infectious agents. Preliminary research has revealed climate change to have potentially direct and indirect adverse impacts on respiratory health. Published studies have linked climate change to increases in respiratory disease, including the following: changing pollen releases impacting asthma and allergic rhinitis, heat waves causing critical care-related diseases, climate driven air pollution increases, exacerbating asthma and COPD, desertification increasing particulate matter (PM) exposures, and climate related changes in food and water security impacting infectious respiratory disease through malnutrition (pneumonia, upper respiratory infections). High level ozone and ozone exposure has been linked to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, and acute lower respiratory infection. Global Climate Change and Public Health is an important new volume based on the research, findings, and discussions of US and international experts on respiratory health and climate change. This volume addresses issues of major importance to respiratory health and fills a major gap in the current literature.
- Global tuberculosis report 2013 2013, WHOch. 1. Introduction -- ch. 2. The burden of disease caused by TB -- ch. 3. TB case notifications and treatment outcomes -- ch. 4. Drug-resistant TB -- ch. 5. Diagnostics and laboratory strengthening -- ch. 6. Addressing the co-epidemics of TB and HIV -- ch. 7. Financing -- ch. 8. Research and development.
- Handbook of blood gas/acid-base interpretation. 2nd ed. 2013, SpringerGas Exchange -- The Non-Invasive Monitoring of Blood Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Levels -- Acids and Bases -- Buffer Systems -- pH -- Acidosis and Alkalosis -- Respiratory Acidosis -- Respiratory Alkalosis -- Metabolic Acidosis -- Metabolic Alkalosis -- The Analysis of Blood Gases -- Factors Modifying the Accuracy of ABG Results -- Case Examples.
- High altitude 2014, SpringerOver the last decade the science and medicine of high altitude and hypoxia adaptation has seen great advances. High Altitude: Human Adaptation to Hypoxia addresses the challenges in dealing with the changes in human physiology and the particular medical conditions that arise from exposure to high altitude.--Excerpt from abstract.
- High-resolution CT of the lung. 3rd ed. 2001, Ovid
- Home long terms oxygen treatment in Italy 2005, Springer
- Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis 2014, SpringerIdiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Comprehensive Clinical Guide delivers a concise review of our current understanding of disease pathogenesis and provides current evidence in the medical literature regarding its diagnosis and management. Each chapter includes key points and a summary aiming to update clinicians about various issues concerning the diagnosis and management of IPF. In addition to outlining the current state of knowledge, each chapter also provides a summary of ongoing research and identifies the needs for future research in the field. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Comprehensive Clinical Guide is an important new text that provides its readers with a better understanding of the pathobiology and natural history of IPF as it continues to evolve.
- Illustrated anatomical segmentectomy for lung cancer 2012, Springer"Advances in computed tomography have made it possible to detect small lung cancers, which has changed lung cancer surgery from lobectomy to a lesser lobar resection such as a segmentectomy or wedge resection. Although wedge resection is a simple procedure, it has a higher risk of hilar lymph node or surgical margin recurrence than does a lobectomy. On the other hand, segmentectomy is a well-known curative surgery for small lung cancers. It is difficult to perform accurately, however, because of its anatomical complexity, which makes surgeons hesitant to use it. Illustrated Anatomical Segmentectomy for Lung Cancer provides readers a detailed explanation of segmentectomy with numerous easy-to-understand color illustrations showing the precise segmental anatomies for each pattern of the procedure. To better illustrate an accurate anatomical segmentectomy, the text shows details of anatomy during the procedure. Up to 25 patterns can be involved, each of which is shown in approximately 10 illustrations."--publisher's website
- Imaging in pediatric pulmonology 2012, Springer
- Imaging of pulmonary infections 2007, OvidPulmonary infection: basic concepts -- Bacterial pneumonia -- Pulmonary tuberculosis -- Nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease -- Viruses, mycoplasma, and chlamydia -- Fungal and parasitic infection -- Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome -- Immunocompromised host.
- Integrated palliative care of respiratory disease 2013, SpringerThis book brings together the knowledge, skills and attitudes of specialists in both Respiratory Medicine and Palliative Medicine to focus on the palliative care of patients with respiratory diseases. It deals not only with end-of-life care but also with symptom control and supportive care to improve the quality of life of those living their lives with advanced progressive lung disease.
- Integration in respiratory control 2008, Springer
- Integrative therapies in lung health and sleep 2012, SpringerOverview of integrative therapies and healing practices -- Evaluation of integrative therapies for research and practice -- Integrative therapies in chronic pulmonary conditions -- Integrative therapies for people with asthma -- Integrative therapies for people with asthma -- Integrative therapies for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Integrative therapies for people with interstitial lung disease, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and pulmonary arterial hypertension -- Integrative therapies for people with cystic fibrosis -- Integrative therapies for people with lung cancer -- Integrative therapies for lung transplantation recipients -- Integrative therapies in critical care and sleep disorders -- Integrative therapies in the management of critically ill patients -- Integrative therapies to promote sleep in the intensive care unit -- Future application of integrative therapies for sepsis: bench and experimental animal models -- Integrative therapies to manage acute and chronic sleep disorders -- Integrative therapies to promote lung health -- Integrative therapies for tobacco cessation -- Integrative therapies to support palliative and end-of-life care in lung disease -- Whole medical systems in lung health and sleep: focus on traditional Chinese medicine -- Counseling patients with chronic lung disease: interdisciplinary strategies for reducing distress.
- Spirometry: dynamic lung volumes -- Static (absolute) lung volumes -- Diffusing capacity of the lungs -- Bronchodilators and bronchial challenge testing -- Arterial blood gases -- Other tests of lung mechanics: resistance and compliance -- Distribution of ventilation -- Maximal respiratory pressures -- Preoperative pulmonary function testing -- Simple tests of exercise capacity -- Patterns in various diseases -- When to test and what to order -- Approaches to interpreting pulmonary function tests -- Illustrative cases.
- Interventional bronchoscopy 2013, SpringerThe field of interventional bronchoscopy is rapidly expanding and has emerged as a new and exciting subspecialty in pulmonary medicine. To date, the impact of interventional bronchoscopy procedures has been felt in diagnosis, staging, and management of lung cancer, the most lethal cancer worldwide. Interventional Bronchoscopy: A Clinical Guide provides a state-of-the art description of interventional bronchoscopy procedures, addressing the scientific basis, indications, techniques, results, complications, and cost issues.
- Interventions in pulmonary medicine 2013, SpringerInterventions in Pulmonary Medicine is an important new volume that addresses all areas of interventional pulmonology, a minimally invasive endoscopic way to diagnose and treat lung disorders. This volume contains dedicated chapters that outline the many issues related to lung cancer, both in early and advanced stages, from diagnosis to personalized treatment. It also covers bronchoscopic therapeutic options to benign conditions that are highly prevalent, such as COPD and asthma. Techniques described in this volume are: laser therapy, argon plasma coagulation therapy, cryotherapy, brachytherapy, placement of intrapleural drainage systems, endoscopic treatment of emphysema, stents in the airway, and thermoplasty for bronchial asthma. Diagnostic procedures that are covered are: medical thoracoscopy, flexible and rigid bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound, electromagnetical navigation, and trends in personalized treatment for lung cancer and other benign lung conditions. Chapters are written by experts and the developers of the techniques that are currently considered gold standard. Evidence-based reviews are presented for all topics and indications, and contraindications are discussed. Interventions in Pulmonary Medicine is a must have for pulmonologists, endoscopists, pulmonary oncologists, ENT physicians, thoracic surgeons, anesthesiologists, and intensive care specialists and their teams.
- Introduction to cardiopulmonary exercise testing 2013, SpringerCardiopulmonary exercise testing is an important diagnostic test in pulmonary medicine and cardiology. Capable of providing significantly more information about an individual's exercise capacity than standard exercise treadmill or 6-minute walk tests, the test is used for a variety of purposes including evaluating patients with unexplained exercise limitation or dyspnea on exertion, monitoring disease progression or response to treatment, determining fitness to undergo various surgical procedures and monitoring the effects of training in highly fit athletes. Introduction to Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing is a unique new text that is ideal for trainees. It is presented in a clear, concise and easy-to-follow manner and is capable of being read in a much shorter time than the available texts on this topic. Chapters describe the basic physiologic responses observed during sustained exercise and explain how to perform and interpret these studies. The utility of the resource is further enhanced by several sections of actual patient cases, which provide opportunities to begin developing test interpretation skills. Given the widespread use of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in clinical practice, trainees in pulmonary and critical care medicine, cardiology, sports medicine, exercise physiology, and occasionally internal medicine, will find Introduction to Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing to be an essential and one of a kind reference.
- Kendig and Chernick's disorders of the respiratory tract in children. 8th ed. 2012, ScienceDirect
- Learning chest imaging 2013, SpringerPleural and Pleural Space -- Diaphragm -- Mediastinum and Pulmonary Circulation -- Air Space and Bronchi - I -- Air Space and Bronchi - II -- Trachea and Airway -- Heart and Great Vessels -- Chest Wall and Soft Tissues -- Pulmonary Interstitium -- Medical Device and Monitoring of the Chest.
- OBJECTIVES: We prepared this report on the comparative effectiveness and harms of lung-directed nonsurgical therapies for non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in three distinct patient populations: (1) patients with stage I NSCLC who are not surgical candidates (Key Question 1), (2) patients with stage I NSCLC who are deemed operable but decline surgery (Key Question 2), and (3) patients with endoluminal NSCLC causing obstruction (Key Question 3). For stage I NSCLC, the local nonsurgical interventions could include conformal radiotherapy modalities and radiofrequency ablation (RFA). For patients with airway obstruction due to an endoluminal NSCLC, local nonsurgical interventions could include those for the stage I setting, as well as conventional wide-field radiotherapy, brachytherapy, laser and mechanical debridement, endoluminal stents, cryoablation, and photodynamic therapy. Surgical resection of any type is not considered as a comparator for any of the Key Questions. DATA SOURCES: MEDLINE(r), Embase(r), and the Cochrane Controlled Trials Registry were searched from January 1, 1995, to July 25, 2012. A search of the gray literature included databases with regulatory information, clinical trial registries, abstracts and conference papers, and information from manufacturers. REVIEW METHODS: We sought studies reporting overall survival, cancer-specific survival, local control, symptom relief, adverse events, and quality of life among our populations of interest. Data were abstracted for each Key Question by a team of reviewers, with independent data verification. Study quality and the risk of bias of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) were assessed using the United States Preventive Services Task Force criteria. The quality and risk of bias of single-arm studies were assessed using the Carey and Boden criteria. The strength of the body of evidence was assessed according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Methods Guide. RESULTS: In our searches, we identified 4,648 unique titles and screened 1,178 in full text. Of the latter, 55 met the inclusion criteria. Thirty-five studies were relevant to Key Question 1, considering medically inoperable patients with stage I NSCLC; 6 were relevant to Key Question 2, considering medically operable patients with stage I NSCLC who decline surgery; and 17 were relevant to Key Question 3, considering patients with inoperable endoluminal NSCLC causing symptoms of obstruction. Three studies addressed both Key Questions 1 and 2. All studies relevant to Key Questions 1 and 2 were single-arm design, prospective (n=15), retrospective (n=21), or not specified (n=2). Among 17 papers included for Key Question 3, 5 were RCTs, 1 was a nonrandomized comparative study, and 11 were single-arm studies. Because comparative study evidence on RFA and debridement and stenting was unavailable for Key Question 3, we included evidence from two single-arm studies involving stents and one on RFA. All RCTs were of poor quality. Only one comparison was available per study, with no two studies examining the same set of interventions. Outcomes of therapy for all Key Questions included overall survival, adverse effects, and quality of life. CONCLUSIONS: Evidence on localized nonsurgical therapies for patients with stage I NSCLC who are not surgical candidates or who decline surgery consists only of single-arm studies, with no direct comparisons among interventions. The best evidence for NSCLC patients with endoluminal obstruction consists of poor-quality single RCTs for each comparison; we did not identify evidence that permitted us to draw conclusions based on indirect comparisons. Overall, evidence is insufficient to permit conclusions on the comparative effectiveness of local nonsurgical therapies for inoperable or operable patients with stage I NSCLC or inoperable NSCLC patients with endoluminal tumor causing pulmonary symptoms.
- Long-term oxygen therapy 2012, SpringerThe Patient Candidate for Long-Term Oxygen Therapy -- The Patient Candidate for Long-Term Oxygen Therapy / Roberto W. Dal Negro, Richard Hodder -- The Multidimensional Evaluation of Patients -- Lung Function Parameters / Cleante Scarduelli -- Cardiovascular and Metabolic Indices / Andrea Corsonello, Claudio Pedone, Simone Scarlata, Raffaele Antonelli Incalzi -- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Neuromuscular Implications / Cristina Deluca, Ebba Buffone, Elena Minguzzi, Maria Grazia Passarin -- The Psychological and Cognitive Profile / Sonia Dal Ben, Fernanda Bricolo -- Nutritional Deficiencies / Roberto Aquilani, Federica Boschi, Evasio Pasini -- Gender-Related Differences / Paola Turco -- The Cooperating Roles -- Home LTOT: The Role of the Caregiver / Roberta Barian, Stefano Bertacco -- The General Practitioner (GP) / Germano Bettoncelli -- The Cooperating Roles: The Lung Physician / Silvia Tognella -- The Health Institutions / Paola Pisanti -- The Role of Media / Daniel Della Seta -- Systems for Oxygen Delivery / Carlo Castiglioni -- Models for LTOT Management -- Standard Care / Eugenio Sabato, Saverio Sabina, Carlo G. Leo -- Tele-Control at Home / Roberto W. Dal Negro -- The Value of a Systemic Accreditation Path / Massimo Dutto, Nicoletta Palese -- The Outcomes -- Clinical Outcomes / Claudio Micheletto -- Humanistic Outcomes and Quality of Life / Mauro Carone, Sabina Antoniu -- The Economic Impact of Long-Term Oxygen Therapy / Lorenzo G. Mantovani, Marco Cristiani, Gianluca Furneri.
- Lung 2003, ScienceDirect
- Lung cancer 2003, Springer Protocolsv. 2 Springer Protocolsv. 1. Molecular pathology methods and reviews -- v. 2. Diagnostic and therapeutic methods and reviews.
- Lung imaging and computer-aided diagnosis 2012, CRCnetBASE"Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. Early diagnosis can improve the effectiveness of treatment and increase a patient's chances of survival. Thus, there is an urgent need for new technology to diagnose small, malignant lung nodules early as well as large nodules located away from large diameter airways because the current technology, namely, needle biopsy and bronchoscopy, fail to diagnose those cases. However, the analysis of small, indeterminate lung masses is fraught with many technical difficulties. Often patients must be followed for years with serial CT scans in order to establish a diagnosis, but inter-scan variability, slice selection artifacts, differences in degree of inspiration, and scan angles can make comparing serial scans unreliable. Lung Imaging and Computer Aided Diagnosis brings together researchers in pulmonary image analysis to present state-of-the-art image processing techniques for detecting and diagnosing lung cancer at an early stage. The book addresses variables and discrepancies in scans and proposes ways of evaluating small lung masses more consistently to allow for more accurate measurement of growth rates and analysis of shape and appearance of the detected lung nodules. Dealing with all aspects of image analysis of the data, this book examines: Lung segmentation, Nodule segmentation, Vessels segmentation, Airways segmentation, Lung registration, Detection of lung nodules, Diagnosis of detected lung nodules, Shape and appearance analysis of lung nodules. Contributors also explore the effective use of these methodologies for diagnosis and therapy in clinical applications. Arguably the first book of its kind to address and evaluate image-based diagnostic approaches for the early diagnosis of lung cancer, Lung Imaging and Computer Aided Diagnosis constitutes a valuable resource for biomedical engineers, researchers, and clinicians in lung disease imaging"--Provided by publisher.
- Lung pathology 2005, SpringerNon-neoplastic disease -- Airway disease -- Alveolar disease -- Interstitial lung disease -- Histological patterns consistent with pulmonary infectious disease -- Granulomatosis -- Pulmonary vascular disease -- Miscellaneous pulmonary disease -- Non-neoplastic pleural disease -- Neoplastic pulmonary and pleural disease -- Lung tumors -- Pleural tumors.
- Lung sounds 2009The nature of lung sound signals -- Historical overview -- Main characteristics and categorization -- Recording issues -- Standards -- Procedures and considerations -- Trends in LS analysis -- New domains in LS representation -- Overview -- Higher-order statistics (spectra) -- Epitomized rationale -- HOS definitions: higher-order statistics -- HOS definitions: higher-order spectra -- The parametric approach -- LS quadratic phase coupling detection -- Autoregressive-HOS modeling of LS source and transmission -- Lower-order statistics -- Epitomized rationale -- LOS definitions: a-stable distribution -- LOS definitions: fractional lower-order moments and covariation coefficient -- LOS analysis tools: converging variance test -- LOS analysis tools: parameter estimates for SAS distributions -- LOS analysis tools: AR modeling of SAS distributions -- LOS analysis of discontinuous adventitious sounds -- Wavelet analysis -- Epitomized rationale -- Continuous wavelet transform -- Discrete WT and multiresolution representation -- Wavelet-based analysis of LS -- Wavelet-HOS -- Epitomized rationale -- CWT-HOS definitions -- Wheeze analysis with CWT-HOS -- Higher-order crossings -- Epitomized rationale -- HOC definitions -- HOC discrimination tools -- HOC analysis of DAS -- Empirical mode decomposition -- Epitomized rationale -- EMD description -- EMD considerations and extensions -- EMD crackles analysis -- Fractal dimension-lacunarity analysis -- Epitomized rationale -- FD estimation -- Lacunarity estimation -- FD analysis of LS -- Lacunarity analysis of DAS -- Denoising techniques -- Overview -- Wavelet-based denoising -- CWT-WED -- WTST-NST filter -- Kurtosis-based extractor -- Fractal dimension-based detector -- Wavelet-fractal dimension-based denoising -- Empirical mode decomposition-fractal dimension-based denoising -- Heart sound cancellation -- HOS-based HSC -- WT-based HSC -- Recursive least squares-based HSC -- Time-frequency-based HSC -- Recurrent time statistics and nonlinear prediction-based HSC -- Other denoising approaches -- Fuzzy logic-based denoising -- Independent component analysis-based HSC -- Variance fractal dimension-based heart sound localization -- Entropy-based heart sound localization -- Reflective implications -- From an engineer's viewpoint -- From a physician's viewpoint.
- Malignant effusions 2012, SpringerMorphological and Functional Characteristics of Serous Cavities /Olga V. Lebedinskaya, Irina Zh Shubina, Natalia Yu Anisimova, Alexey N. Kopylov and Mikhail V. Kiselevsky --Pathogenesis of Malignant Effusions /Irina O. Chikileva, Natalia Yu Anisimova, Irina Zh Shubina and Mikhail V. Kiselevsky --Diagnosis and Treatment of Malignant Pleural Effusion /Sergi Call, David Sánchez and Ramón Rami-Porta --Malignant Ascites: Diagnosis and Treatment /Fausto Petrelli and Sandro Barni --Malignant Pericardial Disease /Caroline Chiles and Girish Shroff --Adoptive Immunotherapy of Malignant Effusions /Irina Zh Shubina, Konstantin S. Titov, Irina O. Chikileva, Lev V. Demidov and Mikhail V. Kiselevsky --Hyperthermia and Intracavitary Chemotherapy in Prevention and Treatment of Malignant Effusions /Gianfranco Baronzio, Giammaria Fiorentini, Marco Ballerini, Valter Cassuti and Giorgio Forzenigo, et al.
- Management of acute pulmonary embolism 2007, SpringerDiagnostic approach to the patient with suspected pulmonary embolism. Clinical probablility and D-dimer testing / Philip S. Wells -- Imaging of acute pulmonary embolism / James G. Ravenel and U. Joseph Schoepf -- The search for deep vein thrombosis: evaluation of the leg veins / Jan Beyer and Sebastian M. Schellong -- Risk stratification of pulmonary embolism: detection and prognostic impact of right ventricular dysfunction / Stavros V. Knostantinides -- Cardiac biomarkers in the diagnostic workup of pulmonary embolism / Evangelos Giannitsis and Hugo A. Katus -- Importance of a patent foramen ovale / Annette Geibel, Manfred Zehender, and Wolfgang Kasper -- Contemporary diagnostic algorithm for the hemodynamically stable patient with suspected pulmonary embolism / Arnaud Perrier -- Contemporary diagnostic algorithm for the hemodynamically unstable patient with suspected pulmonary embolism / Stavros V. Konstantinides -- Treatment and secondary prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism. Heparin anticoagulation / Graham F. Pineo and Russell D. Hull -- Thrombolysis / Guy Meyer -- Management of the patient with fulminant pulmonary embolism undergoing cardiopulmonary resuscitation / Fabian Spöhr and Bernd W. Böttiger -- Surgical pulmonary embolectomy / Ani C. Anyanwu and Lishan Aklog -- Interventional approaches to the treatment of acute massive pulmonary embolism / Nils Kucher -- Vitamin K antagonists and novel oral anticoagulants / Giancarlo Agnelli and Cecilia Becattini -- Specific aspects. Hereditary and acquired thrombophilia / Hanno Riess -- Venous thromboembolism and cancer / Paolo Prandoni, Anna Falanga, and Andrea Piccioli -- Pulmonary embolism in pregnancy / Simon J. McRae and Shannon M. Bates -- Venous thromboembolism in the era of air travel / Frédéric Lapostolle ... [et al.] -- Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension / Irene M. Lang and Walter Klepetko.
- Managing breathlessness in clinical practice 2014, SpringerBreathlessness Management in Clinical Practice presents evidence-based practical techniques for helping the breathless patient with advanced disease of any aetiology used in the Cambridge Breathlessness Intervention Service (CBIS). This book will help individuals in the multidisciplinary team both manage breathlessness in their current clinical setting and describe the breathlessness service model which can be adapted for use in any situation. It uses a model of care based on interventions for breathing, thinking and functioning. Breathlessness Management in Clinical Practice is an invaluable resource for those working in the respiratory medicine, oncology and cardiology and other specialties where breathlessness is commonly managed although less recognised like nephrology and neurology. It will be of help to occupational therapists, physiotherapists and specialist nurses as well as physicians. It will also be of interest to anyone who wishes to increase their knowledge of the advances in evidence that now enable clinicians to offer much improved care for those suffering with frightening symptom of breathlessness.
- Managing COPD 2011, Springer1. Introduction -- The History of COPD -- What are the goals of therapy in COPD? -- What is achievable in primary care? -- Can COPD be managed successfully in primary care? -- A More positive attitude to COPD -- The Palliative care approach -- 2. Epidemiology, risk factors and pathophysiology -- Definitions -- Epidemiology -- Social costs -- Risk factors -- Pathology of COPD -- Asthma and COPD -- Physiology -- Co-morbidities -- Assessment -- 3. The Clinical consultation -- Introduction -- The interview -- Information giving -- Prognosis -- Summary -- 4. Management strategies -- Anti-smoking measures -- Bronchodilators -- Exacerbations and the use of antibiotics in COPD -- Vaccination of patients with COPD -- Oxygen -- Corticosteroids -- Combination inhalers -- Other drug therapies -- Non-invasive ventilation -- Pulmonary rehabilitation -- Nurse-led strategies -- Lung volume reduction -- Lung transplantation -- 5. Palliative care in COPD -- Symptom burden -- Advance Care Planning for COPD patients in the UK -- Discussing Advance Care Planning -- Symptom control -- Non-pharmacological interventions -- The Future of palliative care in COPD -- 6. The Future of COPD -- New bronchodilators -- More effective smoking cessation -- The Problem of corticosteroid resistance in COPD -- New treatments for COPD -- Biomarkers of COPD -- Routes of drug delivery -- Non-pharmacological treatments -- Integrated care -- COPD in the developing world.
- From the Publisher: Prepared by the faculty of the National Emergency Airway Management Course, this manual is an expert, practical guide to emergency airway management in any adult or pediatric patient. It offers step-by-step instructions on techniques, drug administration, and prevention and management of complications and includes a complete section on difficult clinical scenarios. The book is packed with easy-to-follow algorithms and diagrams and helpful mnemonics. Each of the Third Edition's chapters includes improved full-color illustrations and updated evidence-based analyses of procedures. A new section geared to the prehospital setting presents current National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians guidelines, including alternative airway devices.
- Manual of neonatal respiratory care. 3rd ed. 2012, SpringerPart 1.Lung Development and Maldevelopment --Development of the Respiratory System --Developmental Lung Anomalies --Part 2.Principles of Mechanical Ventilation --Spontaneous Breathing --Pulmonary Gas Exchange --Oxygen Therapy --Oxygen Toxicity --Pulmonary Mechanics --Basic Principles of Mechanical Ventilation --Classification of Mechanical Ventilation Devices --Ventilator Parameters --Respiratory Gas Conditioning and Humidification --Part 3.Procedures and Techniques --Clinical Examination --Neonatal Resuscitation --Laryngoscopy and Endotracheal Intubation --Vascular Access --Tracheostomy --Part 4.Monitoring the Ventilated Patient --Continuous Monitoring Techniques --Pulse Oximetry --Interpretation of Blood Gases --Neonatal Pulmonary Graphics --Radiography --Transillumination --Echocardiography --Bronchoscopy --Part 5.Non-Invasive Ventilatory Techniques --Nasal Cannula Therapy --Continuous Positive Airway Pressure --Non-invasive Ventilation --Part 6.Ventilatory Modes and Modalities --Positive End-Expiratory Pressure --Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation --Synchronized Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation --Assist/Control Ventilation --Volume-Targeted Ventilation --Pressure Control Ventilation --Pressure Support Ventilation --Proportional Assist Ventilation --Part 7.High-Frequency Ventilation --High-Frequency Ventilation: General Concepts --High-Frequency Jet Ventilation --High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation --Part 8.Commonly Used Neonatal Ventilators --VIP Bird Gold Ventilator --AVEA Ventilator --Bear Cub 750PSV --Newport Wave --Newport e360 --Dräger Babylog VN500 Infant and Pediatric Ventilator --SERVO-i Ventilator and Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist (NAVA) --SLE5000 and SLE4000 Infant Ventilators --Bunnell Life Pulse High-Frequency Jet Ventilator --Sensormedics 3100A High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilator --Part 9.Adjunctive Therapies --Hemodynamic Support --Nutritional Support of the Ventilated Infant --Surfactant Replacement Therapy --Pharmacologic Agents --Automatic Control of Oxygen Delivery --Sedation and Analgesia --Inhaled Nitric Oxide Therapy --Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation --Liquid Ventilation for Neonatal Respiratory Failure --Part 10.Management of Common Neonatal Respiratory Diseases --Mechanisms of Respiratory Failure --Tissue Hypoxia --Indications for Mechanical Ventilation --Respiratory Distress Syndrome --Pneumonia --Meconium Aspiration Syndrome --Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn --Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia --Pulmonary Hypoplasia/Agenesis --Apnea Syndromes --Weaning and Extubation --Part 11.Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia --Etiology and Pathogenesis --Management --Long-Term Outcome of Newborns with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia --Part 12.Complications Associated With Mechanical Ventilation --Thoracic Air Leaks --Patent Ductus Arteriosus --Neonatal Pulmonary Hemorrhage --Retinopathy of Prematurity --Neurologic Complications of Mechanical Ventilation --Part 13.Other Considerations --Nursing Care of the Ventilated Infant --Transport of Ventilated Babies --Home Ventilation --Discharge Planning and Follow-Up of the NICU Graduate --Part 14.Ethical and Legal Considerations --Initiation of Life Support at the Border of Viability --Withdrawal of Ventilatory Support --Medical Liability, Documentation, and Risk Management --Part 15.Research and the Literature --Interpreting Medical Literature.
- The role of ion channels in hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction / E. Kenneth Weir ... [et al.] -- Two-pore domain K channels and their role in chemoreception / Keith J. Buckler -- Intricate interaction between store-operated calcium entry and calcium-activated chloride channels in pulmonary artery smooth muscle cells / Abigail S. Forrest ... [et al.] -- The role of intracellular ion channels in regulating cytoplasmic calciumin pulmonary arterial mmooth [i.e. smooth] muscle : which store and where? / A. Mark Evans -- Ca2 oscillations regulate contraction of intrapulmonary smooth muscle cells / Michael J. Sanderson, Yan Bai, and Jose Perez-Zoghbi -- Introduction to TRP channels : structure, function, and regulation / Michael Y. Song and Jason S.-J. Yuan -- Physiological functions of transient receptor potential channels in pulmonary arterial smooth muscle cells / Xiao-Ru Yang, Mo-Jun Lin, and James S.K. Sham -- The contribution of TRPC1 and STIM1 to capacitative Ca2 entry in pulmonary artery / Lih Chyuan Ng, Judith A. Airey, and Joseph R. Hume -- Store-operated calcium entry channels in pulmonary endothelium : the emerging story of TRPCS and Orai1 / Donna L. Cioffi, Christina Barry, and Troy Stevens -- TRPM2 channel regulates endothelial barrier function / Claudie M. Hecquet, Gias U. Ahmmed, and Asrar B. Malik -- A proposed mitochondrial-metabolic mechanism for initiation and maintenance of pulmonary arterial hypertension in fawn-hooded rats : the Warburg model of pulmonary arterial hypertension / Jalees Rehman and Stephen L. Archer -- The role of classical transient receptor potential channels in the regulation of hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction / B. Fuchs ... [et al.] -- Developmental regulation of oxygen sensing and ion channels in the pulmonary vasculature / David N. Cornfield -- Hypoxic regulation of ion channels and transporters in pulmonary vascular smooth muscle / Larissa A. Shimoda -- CLC-3 chloride channels in the pulmonary vasculature / Joseph R. Hume ... [et al.] -- Role of bone morphogenetic protein receptors in the development of pulmonary arterial hypertension / Nicholas W. Morrell -- Cross talk between Smad, MAPK, and actin in the etiology of pulmonary arterial hypertension / James West -- Notch signaling in pulmonary hypertension / Patricia A. Thistlethwaite, Xiaodong Li, and Xiaoxue Zhang -- Rho kinase-mediated vasoconstriction in pulmonary hypertension / Ivan F. McMurtry ... [et al.] -- The serotonin hypothesis of pulmonary hypertension revisited / Margaret R. MacLean and Yvonne Dempsie -- Impaired vascular endothelial growth factor signaling in the pathogenesis of neonatal pulmonary vascular disease / Steven H. Abman -- Mitochondrial regulation of oxygen sensing / Navdeep S. Chandel -- Reactive oxygen species and RhoA signaling in vascular smooth muscle : role in chronic hypoxia-induced pulmonary hypertension / Thomas C. Resta, Brad R.S. Broughton, and Nikki L. Jernigan -- Polyamine regulatory pathways as pharmacologic targets in pulmonary arterial hypertension / Mark N. Gillespie and Jack W. Olson -- 5-HT receptors and Kv channel internalization / Angel Cogolludo and Francisco Perez-Vizcaino -- KCNQ potassium channels : new targets for pulmonary vasodilator drugs? / Alison M. Gurney, Shreena Joshi, and Boris Manoury -- Receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors in rodent pulmonary hypertension / Liliana Moreno-Vinasco and Joe G.N. Garcia -- PDGF receptor and its antagonists : role in treatment of PAH / Friedrich Grimminger and Ralph Theo Schermuly -- PPAR[gamma] and the pathobiology of pulmonary arterial hypertension / Marlene Rabinovitch -- Targeting TASK-1 channels as a therapeutic approach / Andrea Olschewski -- Pharmacological targets for pulmonary vascular disease : vasodilation versus anti-remodelling / Matthew Thomas.
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