Textbook Of Pleural Diseases

Author: Richard W. Light
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781482222500
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The Second Edition of this book was the Winner of the First Prize (Respiratory Category) at the British Medical Association Medical Book Awards. Textbook of Pleural Diseases is a comprehensive reference that covers both the basic and clinical science on pleural diseases. Building on the highly respected previous editions, it includes a detailed basic science section for enhanced understanding of both the physiological and pathophysiological mechanisms that underpin diseases of the pleura. The clinical sections are written in a uniform style and include the definition, epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, investigations, treatments, and possible complications for various pleural diseases. Other clinical chapters discuss both familiar and less common disease aspects. Five new chapters have been added covering new technologies in the clinical management of pleural diseases, procedural complications and safety measures, and the setting up of a pleural practice. The remaining chapters have been substantially updated. About a third of the 50 chapters in this edition are written by new expert authors providing a fresh view and reflecting the expansion of knowledge in the field. Each chapter includes a bullet-point summary, and published management guidelines are included where relevant. Also included is a "Key Points" section in each chapter that highlights patient management, making this an indispensable reference for pulmonary physicians, internists, thoracic surgeons and trainees worldwide. "
Textbook of Pleural Diseases
Language: en
Pages: 651
Authors: Richard W. Light, Y. C. Gary Lee
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-22 - Publisher: CRC Press

The Second Edition of this book was the Winner of the First Prize (Respiratory Category) at the British Medical Association Medical Book Awards. Textbook of Pleural Diseases is a comprehensive reference that covers both the basic and clinical science on pleural diseases. Building on the highly respected previous editions, it
Textbook of Pleural Diseases Second Edition
Language: en
Pages: 672
Authors: Richard W. Light, Y C Gary Lee
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-04-25 - Publisher: CRC Press

This internationally renowned reference work is a fully updated and expanded second edition of the most comprehensive title available on pleural diseases. Building on the many strengths of the highly respected first edition, the book features a detailed yet lucid basic science section to support understanding of the physiological and
Textbook of Pleural Diseases
Language: en
Pages: 675
Authors: Richard W. Light, Y C Gary Lee
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-20 - Publisher: CRC Press

The Second Edition of this book was the Winner of the First Prize (Respiratory Category) at the British Medical Association Medical Book Awards. Textbook of Pleural Diseases is a comprehensive reference that covers both the basic and clinical science on pleural diseases. Building on the highly respected previous editions, it
Oncology in Primary Care
Language: en
Pages: 425
Authors: Richard W. Light, Y C Gary Lee
Categories: Cancer
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher:

This book is for primary care clinicians who need practical and concise information on caring for their patients with cancer. Chapters cover risk factors, prevention, screening, prognosis, and surveillance strategies--valuable information that helps primary care clinicians advise their patients regarding therapeutic and end-of-life decisions and become true partners in the
Textbook of Pleural Diseases
Language: en
Pages: 608
Authors: Richard W. Light, Y C Gary Lee
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-05-30 - Publisher: CRC Press

This international and authoritative treatise covers all aspects of pleural disease. Beginning with a comprehensive introductory section to provide guidance to, and aid understanding of, the basic mechanisms that underlie pleural diseases, the book follows with a series of clinical chapters, discussing all the common and less common pleural diseases.