Respiratory Infections: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Respiratory Infections

1st Edition

Edited by Sanjay Sethi

CRC Press

360 pages | 80 B/W Illus.

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Paperback: 9781138114890
pub: 2017-06-07
Hardback: 9781420080346
pub: 2009-12-18

FREE Standard Shipping!


Utilizing a syndrome-based approach, Respiratory Infections provides pulmonologists, infectious disease specialists, and immunologists with essential and thorough knowledge of respiratory infections and the multitude of diseases that make us these infections, including pneumonia, tuberculosis, HIV, and cystic fibrosis. The only source to bridge the gap between respiratory infections and infectious disease, this text advises the clinician on how to easily and rapidly identify, treat, and manage respiratory infections. 

Key features of this integral resource include:

Table of Contents

The Scope of Respiratory Tract Infections

Michael S. Niederman

Host Defense Against Infection in the Airways

Pieter S. Hiemstra

Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogenesis in Respiratory Tract Infection

Timothy F. Murphy

Acute Bronchitis

Thomas J. Kufel

Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Himanshu Desai and Sanjay Sethi


Paul King

Exacerbations of Cystic Fibrosis

Ruxana T. Sadikot

Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Elbio Mariano Esperatti and Antoni Torres Marti

Health Care–Associated Pneumonia

Ali A. El Solh

Managing Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: Antibiotic Therapy and Targeted Prevention

Alexandra Chroneou, Nikolaos Zias, and Donald E. Craven

Pneumonia in ARDS

Jean-Damien Ricard, Didier Dreyfuss, and Damien Roux

Pulmonary Infections in Immunosuppressed Patients

Rana Kaplan and Dorothy A. White

Respiratory Infections in HIV-Positive Patients

Rosemary Boyton and Clare Sander


Chi-Chiu Leung and Wing-Wai Yew

Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Respiratory Infections

Brendan J. Clark and Charles L. Daley

Fungal Infections

Tom Lim, John H. MacGregor, and Christopher H. Mody

Emerging Infections: Influenza, Avian Influenza, and Pandemic Influenza

Alan J. Lesse

Emerging Modalities for Diagnosis (Including Biomarkers)

David R. Murdoch

New Management Modalities

Thomas M. File, Jr.

About the Series

Lung Biology in Health and Disease

Learn more…

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Infectious Diseases
MEDICAL / Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine