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Pulmonary Function Tests in Clinical Practice / edited by Ali Altalag, Jeremy Road, Pearce Wilcox, Kewan Aboulhosn.

Edition:
2nd ed. 2019.
Publication:
Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2019.
Series:
Medicine (Springer-11650)
In Clinical Practice, 2199-6652
In Clinical Practice, 2199-6652
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (VIII, 335 pages) : 100 illustrations, 85 illustrations in color.
Subjects:
Respiratory organs-Diseases.
Critical care medicine.
Emergency medicine.
Chest -- Surgery.
Local subjects:
Pneumology/Respiratory System.
Intensive / Critical Care Medicine.
Emergency Medicine.
Thoracic Surgery.
System Details:
text file PDF
Summary:
This revised and updated book provides a simplified approach to interpreting most diagnostic tests in the field of respiratory medicine. Easy to understand and practical, it contains more than 125 illustrated diagrams and over 50 tables with essential information that summarize the various diagnostic tests and interpretative approaches in a simple and understandable fashion. Of special note are chapters on exercise testing and diagnostic tests for sleep disorders, the latter a new and emerging field. This new edition contains revised information based on the newest ATS guidelines. Pulmonary Function Tests in Clinical Practice Second Edition assists residents and fellows in internal medicine, pulmonology, allergology and critical care by explaining the key information obtained from lung volume measurement and increases understanding of pulmonary function tests within the modern diagnostic armamentarium.
Contents:
Spirometry
Lung Volumes
Gas Transfer
Bronchial Challenge Testing
Respiratory Muscle Function and Other Pulmonary Function Studies
Approach to PFT Interpretation
Illustrative Cases on PFT
Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation
Exercise Testing
Diagnostic Tests for Sleep Disorders.
Contributor:
Altalag, Ali, editor., Editor,
Road, Jeremy, editor., Editor,
Wilcox, Pearce, editor., Editor,
Aboulhosn, Kewan, editor., Editor,
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Contained In:
Springer eBooks
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Printed edition:
ISBN:
978-3-319-93650-5
9783319936505
Publisher Number:
10.1007/978-3-319-93650-5 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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