World Clinics: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine: Pleural Diseases : Volume 5, Number 1 Hardback
The pleura consists of two thin layers of tissue that protect and cushion the lungs. Part of the World Clinics: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine series, this book provides the latest information on pleural diseases. Each chapter focuses on pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and management. Topics are presented as articles and supplemented by comments from the editors summarising the key points and highlighting their own experience. This volume includes current `hot topics' including hydrothorax, pleural malignancy, tuberculosis pleural effusion, and pleural fibrosis, and also provides an update on the use of thoracoscopy in the diagnosis of pleural effusions. Key pointsPractical guide to the diagnosis and management of pleural diseasesPart of the World Clinics: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine seriesTopics presented as articles, supplemented by comments from the editors summarising key pointsIncludes discussion on current `hot topics'
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 192 pages
- Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
- Publication Date: 31/05/2017
- Category: Clinical & internal medicine
- ISBN: 9789386150837