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Encyclopedia of Respiratory Medicine

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      • Publication Type:
        eBook.
      • Abstract:
        Encyclopedia of Respiratory Medicine, Second Edition, Six Volume Set explores the key processes of lung diseases and their diagnosis and management. The book dissects the molecular and cellular biology, physiology and immunology that underpin normal lung function, along with the aberrations that occur in respiratory diseases, from common disorders such as asthma and COPD to rarer lung diseases such as cystic fibrosis, interstitial lung diseases and pulmonary hypertension. Written in at a time when the globe is in the grip of respiratory pandemic, lung disease has never been so prominent in the public and political conscious. This new edition will provide new researchers in respiratory medicine with a solid foundation in unfamiliar topics and will update more experienced researchers seeking to step outside their core areas of research to put their work into a broader context. Presents a ‘one-stop'resource covering the entire scope of modern respiratory medicine Brings together a truly global collaboration of some of the most authoritative voices in respiratory medicine Provides chapters that are concise and accessible, with an authoritative introduction for non-specialists, as well as up-to-date, foundational content for those familiar with the field Includes multimedia-rich content, including hundreds of clear and helpful illustrations that can be used as teaching aids
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