Presents the basis of acute and chronic pulmonary diseases, integrating clinical topics with underlying physiologic, pathophysiologic, and basic science concepts. Discusses therapeutic strategies, including the available evidence for assessing relative benefits, harms, and costs.
Information on managing inpatients and outpatients with common, serious respiratory and internal medicine presentation and problems. Easy-to-follow diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms are accompanied by case-based illustrations.
Helps identify and interpret neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases of the lungs using a pattern-based approach to diagnose common and rare conditions. Includes recent findings regarding pulmonary hypertension, pediatric lung disease, and all major diseases of the lung.