The World Clinics: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine series brings pulmonary specialists fully up to date with the latest developments in different branches of respiratory medicine. This first manual focuses on pneumonias. Beginning with an introduction to the epidemiology and risk factors of pneumonia the following chapters discuss diagnosis and treatment of different strains of pneumonia in adults and children. Pneumonia in immune-suppressed patients, community acquired and zoonotic (transferrable between species) pneumonias are also covered. More than 80 full colour images and illustrations are included to enhance learning. Key points Brings pulmonary specialists up to date with latest developments in diagnosis and treatment of pneumonias Discusses different strains in both adults and children Covers pneumonia in immune-suppressed patients, community acquired and zoonotic pneumonias Includes more than 80 full colour images and illustrationsAnother important noninvasive method to retrieve specimen for obtaining microbiological diagnosis is induced sputum. Sputum induction is done by giving nebulization with hypertonic saline after proper hydration of the patient. The earliestanbsp;...
|Title||:||World Clinics: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine|
|Author||:||Surinder K Jindal, Randeep Guleria|
|Publisher||:||JP Medical Ltd - 2013-02-28|