Evidence-based Respiratory Medicine

Evidence-based Respiratory Medicine

Editor(s): Peter G. Gibson, Michael Abramson, Richard Wood-Baker, Jimmy Volmink, Michael Hensley, Ulrich Costabel

Published Online: 25 OCT 2007

Print ISBN: 9780727916051

Online ISBN: 9780470987377

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987377

About this Book

  • First major evidence-based text in adult respiratory medicine
  • Comprehensive, authoritative summary of the best treatments for the major respiratory diseases
  • Compiled by specialists from the Cochrane Airways Management Group
  • Easy-to-use format, with key clinical implications summarised in each chapter
  • Kept up-to-date online

Compiled by specialists from the Cochrane Collaboration Airways Management Group, Evidence-based Respiratory Medicine is the first major evidence-based text in adult respiratory medicine.

Providing a comprehensive summary of the best treatments for the most important respiratory diseases, some of the world's leading physicians review the evidence for a broad range of treatments using evidence-based principles. Essential information is presented in an easy-to-understand format, with the most important clinical implications summarised in each chapter.

Evidence-based Respiratory Medicine tackles the big clinical questions in diagnosis and treatment, presenting treatment options which take into account the individual patient's needs.

Evidence-Based Series:Evidence-based Respiratory Medicine, part of the acclaimed series BMJ Evidence-based medicine textbooks that have revolutionised clinical medicine literature, comes with a fully searchable CD-ROM of the whole text.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Practising Evidence-based Respiratory Medicine

    1. Chapter 1.2.5

      Diagnostic Strategies (pages 81–87)

      John K Gohagan, Pamela M Marcus, Richard M Fagerstrom, William C Black, Barnett S Kramer, Paul F Pinsky and Philip C Prorok

  2. Part 2: Asthma

  3. Part 3: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

  4. Part 4: Infection

  5. Part 5: Respiratory Failure/Sleep-Disordered Breathing

    1. Chapter 5.1

      Respiratory Rehabilitation (pages 415–428)

      Yves Lacasse, François Maltais and Roger S Goldstein

  6. Part 6: Diffuse Lung Disease/Pleural Disease/Thromboembolism

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