Clinical Pulmonology - 2008 for Pocket PCA medical reference text with detailed step-by-step procedures, work-ups and treatments.
Clinical Pulmonology - 2008 by: Pacific Primary Care, last updated: 15/05/2007
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About Clinical Pulmonology - 2008Topics include: asthma, COPD, pneumonia, pneumonitis, lung cancer, sleep apnea, chronic cough, effusions, pleurisy, sarcoidosis, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, hemoptysis, lung nodules, dyspnea, vocal cord dysfunction, atelectasis, PFT's, chest X-ray..... Features: Edited by a board certified pulmonologist. Referenced, hyperlinked, full of illustrations, free updates for 1 year. This text is full of differentials, work-ups, physical exam pearls, and detailed treatments for practicing clinicians.
This text contains numerous illustrations and is fully referenced.
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Contents: Exam & Testing | Effusion | Atelectasis | Pneumothorax | Trauma | Dyspnea / ARDS | Pleurisy | Mass / Nodule | Hemoptysis | Cough | Cystic Fibrosis | Sleep Apnea | Sarcoid | Interstitial Lung Dz | Pulmonary HTN | Asthma | Vocal Cord Dysfunction | COPD | Bronchitis | Pneumonia | Pneumonitis | Pneumoconiosis | Transplant | VARIOUS & Pearls | Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) / PE | PFT’s | Lung Ca | Alpha-1 Antitrypsin | Pulm Embolism | O2 therapy | Hypoxemia | Hypoxia | Pulse Ox |
The Pulmonary Exam: Links: Physical Exam and abnormalities | Breath Sounds | Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT’s) | Bronchoscopy/ BAL | Labs | CT | PET Scan | CXR Analysis & Common CXR Lesions | Thoracentesis | Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) |
Physical Exam of the Chest: 4 Steps: Links: Inspection | Sternum | Accessory Inspiration | Palpation | Percussion | Auscultation | Auscultation Errors | Disease Processes | Breath Sounds |Pulmonary Function Tests (PFT's): Links: Spirometry | Lung Volume Testing Results | Restrictive | Obstructive | Flow Volume Loops | DLCO | Challenge Testing | Max O2 Uptake | Other | Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) |
Pleural Effusion (Hydrothorax): Links: Definitions | Mechanisms | Transudate | Exudate | Thoracentesis | Labs | Etiology | Empyema / Parapneumonic Effusion | Pleurodesis | Chest Tube | Pulmonary Edema |
Dyspnea: Links: Hx & PE | Ddx | Tx | Pulmonary Edema | Acute Respiratory Failure | ARDS | End-Stage or Terminal Pt | Acute interstitial pneumonia | Pleurisy | Pneumothorax | Ventilatory Patterns | Diphragmatic Paralysis |
Pneumonia: Links: Predisposition | Etiology | S/s | CXR Findings | Labs | G-stain | Sputum | Admission | *Empiric Tx’s* | Strep pneumonia | H Flu | Staph aureus | Klebsiella | Moraxella | Anaerobic / Aspiration | Pseudomonas | Nosocomial | Ventilator | ATYPICAL Pneumonia | Ddx | PEDIATRIC | Recurrent / Chronic | Empyema | Acute interstitial pneumonia | Eosinophilic Pneumonia | PO’s & Discharge | Lipoid | Viral |
Various Pulmonary Pearls: Links: Ciliary Dyskinesia | Proteinosis & Various | Manifestations of Systemic Dz | Pulmonary Drug Toxicities | Pulmonary Edema | Hepatopulmonary Synd | Recurrent / Chronic Lung dz | Alveolar Hemorrhage Synd | Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) | Eosinophilic Pneumonia Synd | Ventilatory Patterns | Pulmonary Edema |