Pulmonary Disorders of the Elderly : Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment, Paperback / softback Book

Pulmonary Disorders of the Elderly : Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment Paperback / softback


This new title from the ACP focusses on several issues pertinent to pulmonary disorders of the elderly, including: the aging lung, symptoms troublesome cough and dyspnea, influenza and other viral infections, community acquired pneumonia, hospital acquired pneumonia, pneumonia in the nursing home, tuberculosis and other mycobacterial diseases.

This new book is a complete, convenient, practical guide to the diagnosis and management of pulmonary disorders in elderly patients.

It covers the principles of respiratory medicine; its foundations in basic anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pathology, and immunology; and its clinical applications.

It examines the hottest topics in the field, including COPD guidelines and , better pharmacological control of asthma, ARDS ventilation guidelines, and more.

It also explains each disease entity in detail to help readers work through differential diagnosis.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 144 pages, Illustrations
  • Publisher: American College of Physicians
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Respiratory medicine
  • ISBN: 9781930513846



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