Publication Year: 2010
Authors/Editor: Camus, Philippe; Rosenow, Edward C.
Publisher: CRC Press
This comprehensive, definitive reference work with an outstanding range of international expert contributors and two of the world's leading editors, provides an essential reference for the practising respiratory physician.
At the present time, 430 drugs are known to cause respiratory injury. This represents an increase of almost 200 in the last ten years, and the number is still increasing. This book provides essential information for recognizing and managing drug-induced respiratory disease for all pulmonologists and respiratory care physicians. It will be of great interest to: critical care medicine specialists, hematologists, oncologists, cardiologists, allergists, rheumatologists, neurologists, internists, blood-bank specialists, pathologists and primary care physicians.
* Builds upon basics with a review of basic sciences
* The book covers imaging, interstitial disease, chest symptoms and respiratory failure
* A wide range of diseases are detailed from chemotherapy and radiation to drug misuse, the respiratory effects of neurological drugs and special groups such as pediatric drug-induced respiratory disease
* A range of world class contributions from key opinion leaders