Skip to content
You are not logged in |Login  
Limit search to available items
Book Cover

Title Respiratory medicine : an Asian perspective / edited by Mary Ip [and others].

Publication Info. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 Rocky Hill - Downloadable Materials  EBSCO Ebook    Downloadable
Rocky Hill cardholders click here to access this title from EBSCO
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 496 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Foreword; Preface; Contributors; Part I -- Airway Diseases; 1. Asthma Epidemiology; 2. Asthma Management; 3. Bronchiectasis; 4. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Epidemiology; 5. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Pharmacological Treatment; 6. Non-invasive Mechanical Ventilation in COPD; 7. Pulmonary Rehabilitation; 8. Lung Volume Reduction Surgery; 9. Diffuse Panbronchiolitis; 10. Obstructive Sleep Apnoea; Psrt II -- Infections; 11.Community Acquired Pneumonia; 12. AIDS and the Lungs; 13. Influenza; 14. Tropical Infections and the Lungs; 15. Tuberculosis: Epidemiology and Surveillance.
16. Tuberculosis: Clinical Features in Adults17. Tuberculosis: Diagnosis and Drug Treatment; 18. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome; Port III -- Environmental and Occupational Lung Diseases; 19. Air Pollution and Lung Health; 20. Smoking and Lung Health; 21. Occupational Airway Diseases; 22. Pneumoconiosis; Part IV -- Neoplasms; 23. Lung Cancer: Epidemiology and Risk Factors; 24. Lung Cancer: Diagnosis and Staging; 25. Lung Cancer: Treatment; Part V Procedures; 26. Lung Transplantation; 27. Minimal Access Thoracic Surgery; 28. Pulmonary Function Testing in Asians; Index.
Summary "This is the first book to focus on respiratory health and diseases in Asia, where 60% of the world's population reside. In this volume, respiratory health and diseases are presented and discussed with relevance to their unique epidemiology and management in Asia. This informative book is a useful reference equally for medical students, clinicians in training and respiratory specialists."--Jacket.
Subject Respiratory organs -- Diseases.
Respiratory organs -- Diseases -- Treatment.
Respiratory Tract Diseases -- therapy.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Respiratory.
MEDICAL -- Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine.
Respiratory organs -- Diseases. (OCoLC)fst01095766
Respiratory organs -- Diseases -- Treatment. (OCoLC)fst01095790
Added Author Ip, Mary Sau-man.
In: HKU Press digital editions.
Other Form: Print version: Respiratory medicine. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©2005 9789622096936 (DLC) 2006473431 (OCoLC)58944140
ISBN 9789882202665 (electronic bk.)
9882202667 (electronic bk.)
Add a Review