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World Clinics: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Surinder K Jindal Vannan K Vijayan

233 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

Part of the World Clinics series, this book is the second volume of the pulmonary and critical care medicine manuals and focuses on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

The book begins with the epidemiology and pathophysiology of COPD, followed by chapters covering topics in the diagnosis and management of the disease, including acute exacerbations, imaging, biomarkers, oxygen therapy and vascular dysfunction. The final sections present a complete review of pulmonary disease and rehabilitation.

This new volume includes numerous images, illustrations and tables to enhance the text.

The previous volume in this series, Pneumonias, published in 2012.

Key points

  • Second volume covering chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Part of the World Clinics: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine series
  • Includes nearly 100 images, illustrations and tables
  • Volume One published in 2012
Author Bio

Surinder K Jindal MD FCCP (Editor-in-Chief)
Professor and Head, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Vannan K Vijayan MD PhD DSc FCCP FAMS (Guest Editor)
Advisor, Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Centre and National Institute for Research in Environmental Health, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India