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Applied Respiratory Pathophysiology

1st Edition

Edited by Louis-Philippe Boulet

CRC Press

292 pages | 55 Color Illus. | 51 B/W Illus.

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Description

This easy yet comprehensive reference guide covers the mechanisms of respiratory diseases, explaining the main respiratory conditions for clinicians and postgraduate trainees. It discusses their aetiology as well as the basic concepts required to effectively evaluate and treat them. Applied Respiratory Pathophysiology is the first book to bring together detailed, clinically-relevant explanation of respiratory physiological processes and pathophysiological processes in one text. It is essential reading for anyone diagnosing and treating specific clinical conditions of the lungs.

Table of Contents

  • CHAPTER 1. EMBRYOLOGY, ANATOMY AND HISTOLOGY OF THE LUNG

Christian Couture

  • CHAPTER 2. PHYSIOLOGY OF THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Pierre LeBlanc

  • CHAPTER 3. LABORATORY TECHNIQUES TO STUDY THE CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR PROCESSES OF DISORDERS

Catherine Laprise

  • CHAPTER 4. ACUTE RESPIRATORY INSUFFICIENCY

Mathieu Simon

  • CHAPTER 5. PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF ASTHMA

Louis-Philippe Boulet

  • CHAPTER 6. CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE

Julie Milot and Mathieu Morissette

  • CHAPTER 7. PULMONARY VASCULAR DISEASES

Annie C. Lajoie, Vincent Mainguy, Sébastien Bonnet and Steeve Provencher

  • CHAPTER 8. RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS

Noël Lampron

  • CHAPTER 9. SLEEPING RESPIRATORY DISEASES

Frédéric Sériès and Wenyang Li

  • CHAPTER 10. INTERSTITIAL LUNG DISEASES

Geneviève Dion, Yvon Cormier and Louis-Philippe Boulet

  • CHAPTER 11. LUNG CANCER

Christian Couture

  • CHAPTER 12. OCCUPATIONAL RESPIRATORY DISEASES

Louis-Philippe Boulet and Marc Desmeules

  • CHAPTER 13. DISEASES OF THE PLEURA

Jean Deslauriers

  • CHAPTER 14. CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Lara Bilodeau

  • CHAPTER 15. BRONCHIECTASIS

Louis-Philippe Boulet

About the Editor

Dr Louis-Philippe Boulet MD, FRCPC, FCCP is Chairholder of the Knowledge Transfer, Training and Prevention and Chair on Respiratory and Cardiovascular Health (Lung and Heart Health). The objective of this chair is to reduce the human and socio-economic burdens that constitute these diseases by assessing new knowledge transfer methods in this field for the benefit of health professionals, patients as well as other stakeholders. With the support of Dr Paul Poirier and Dr Sébastien Bergeron in terms of cardiovascular disease, along with numerous local, national and international partnerships, Dr Boulet established a research program based on the development of educational materials, medical practice and pedagogical intervention facilitative tools as well as a research and communication program on the risk factors of cardiopulmonary diseases.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED014000
MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine
MED079000
MEDICAL / Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine