Bronchoscopy and Central Airway Disorders : A Patient-Centered Approach: Expert Consult Online and Print Hardback
Bronchoscopy and Central Airway Disorders provides the guidance you need to plan and implement the most effective bronchoscopy procedure for every patient.
Through specifically-designed case scenarios with correlating review questions and videos, this practical respiratory medicine reference leads you through the decision-making process and execution of these sometimes complex procedures, as well as the optimal long-term management of your patients. Master various bronchoscopic approaches and techniques necessary to treat a variety of malignancies that may occur in the trachea or lungs. Consider the rationale and weigh the consequences of each approach.
Case resolutions at the end of each chapter --with commentary and alternative approaches from 36 key experts in interventional bronchoscopy -- illustrate the decision-making process from patient evaluation through long-term management. Reinforce learning by correlating key concepts and practice through study questions related to each clinical scenario. See exactly how to proceed with high-quality videos online that capture crucial teaching moments and provide a walkthrough of sometimes complex procedures including the placement of airway stents via bronchoscopy for a variety of diseases and complications, such as airway collapse due to COPD. Systematically think through diagnostic and interventional (therapeutic) bronchoscopic procedures using Dr. Colt's unique "Four Box" approach: Initial Evaluation; Procedural Techniques and Results; Procedural Strategies; and Long-term Management Plan. Access the full text online at www.expertconsult.com, along with image and video libraries, review questions, and more!
The case-based guidance you need to work through the decision-making process behind bronchoscopy and ultimately improve patient care.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 416 pages, Approx. 175 illustrations (75 in full color)
- Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
- Publication Date: 24/07/2012
- Category: Respiratory medicine
- ISBN: 9781455703203