Chapter 41. How Individual Diseases Affect Lung Function (Compendium)

  1. J. E. Cotes DM, DSc (Oxon), FRCP, FFOM, Dhc Visitor Reader in Respiratory Physiology External Scientific Staff of Medical Research Council Honorary Consultant in Clinical Respiratory Physiology1,
  2. D. J. Chinn BSc, PhD, MSc (Public Health) Senior Research Fellow in Epidemiology2,† and
  3. M. R. Miller BSc, MD, FRCP Consultant Respiratory Physician3

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312829.ch41

Lung Function: Physiology, Measurement and Application in Medicine, Sixth Edition

Lung Function: Physiology, Measurement and Application in Medicine, Sixth Edition

How to Cite

Cotes, J. E., Chinn, D. J. and Miller, M. R. (2006) How Individual Diseases Affect Lung Function (Compendium), in Lung Function: Physiology, Measurement and Application in Medicine, Sixth Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312829.ch41

Author Information

  1. 1

    University Department of Physiological Sciences, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  2. 2

    Centre for Primary and Community Care, University of Sunderland, Sunderland, UK

  3. 3

    University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK

  1. Senior Research Fellow, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632064939

Online ISBN: 9781444312829

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • the way in which individual diseases affect lung function;
  • Extrapulmonary airways;
  • Intrapulmonary airways;
  • Pulmonary vascular disease;
  • Hyperventilation syndrome;
  • Immunological lung disease

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Extrapulmonary airways

  • Intrapulmonary airways

  • The alveoli

  • Pulmonary vascular disease

  • The pleura

  • The chest wall

  • Neuro-muscular disease

  • Pulmonary infections

  • Occupational lung diseases (see Section 37.7)

  • Lung tumours

  • Acute lung injury

  • Inhalation effects

  • Hyperventilation syndrome

  • Immunological lung disease

  • Rare pulmonary diseases

  • Haematological diseases

  • Cardiac disease

  • Joint and connective tissue diseases

  • References

  • Further reading