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World Clinics: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine - Pulmonary Manifestations of the Systemic Diseases

S K Jindal Shankar S Patil

440 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

The World Clinics: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine series brings pulmonary specialists fully up to date with the latest developments in different branches of respiratory medicine. Volume 2, Number 2 focuses on Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Diseases, which are diseases affecting the whole body rather than a single organ or body part.

Beginning with an introduction to systemic diseases and pulmonary manifestations, the following chapters examine how respiratory problems relate to, and assist in the diagnosis and management of various underlying conditions including cardiovascular diseases, renal disorders and gastrointestinal diseases.

Previous volumes in this series published in 2012 and 2013 and covered pneumonias and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) respectively.

Key points

  • Presents latest advances in diagnosis and treatment of systemic diseases through pulmonary manifestations
  • Covers interstitial lung diseases and pulmonary vasculitis in depth
  • Includes more than 60 images, illustrations and tables
  • Previous volumes covered pneumonias and COPD
Author Bio

Surinder K Jindal MD FCCP
Professor and Head, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Shankar S Patil MD FRCP FAMS DSc (Gul) Dsc (NTR) DSc (RGUHS)
Dean, Academy of Respiratory Medicine, Education Advisor, Asian Heart Institute, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India