• Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine

Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine

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Respiratory ailments are the most common reason for emergency admission to hospital, the most common reason to visit the GP, and cost the NHS more than any other disease area. This pocket-sized handbook allows instant access to a wealth of information needed in the day-to-day practice of respiratory medicine. - ;This handbook provides a fast, reliable look-up reference on all chest diseases - for junior doctors, trainee specialists in respiratory medicine, and other health workers.First there are chapters on all the major respiratory symptoms. Once the differential diagnosis has been made, the reader can turn to the pages on the respiratory diseases, each of which is covered in a consistent format including practical tips for the out-patient clinic or ward setting. There is a unique section on how to do practical procedures, together with essential technical and reference information. Useful pages on lung and bronchial anatomy, CT anatomy, lung function and blood-gasnomograms, and a list of useful web sites are included for easy reference.Like all the Oxford Handbooks, this handbook combines authority, relevance and reliability. - ;The Oxford Handbook series has done it again. It has produced yet another concise, pocket-sized gem of knowledge and practical tips, it should ideally be found on all respiratory wards. ... Well indexed, clear and concise, this is one of the most useful books I have come across and any aspiring respiratory physician will enjoy it. - British Journal of Hospital Medicine;Although this book is intended for anyone who is interested in pulmonary medicine, it will be very useful for trainees in many affiliated fields ... This superb reference is well suited for a trainee as well as busy practising internist and those in services affiliated with respiratory medicine. - Doody's Journal
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