Asthma is a severe and growing threat affecting both children and
adults in both developing and developed world, currently affecting approximately
8% of US population. This book aims to update the paradigm shifts in precision
medicine of asthma diagnosis and management, driven by underlying phenotypes or
Author(s): Kuan-Hsiang Gary Huang and Chen Hsuan
The chapters in this book are
selected topics of current interest in lung inflammation. It explains about Lung
inflammation involves an array of mechanisms to defend the lung against
extrinsic agents like pathogens, toxins, pollutants, irritants, and allergens in
the environment and to repair injured tissue.
A book on intestinal endoscopy,
which included tracheobronchoscopy, was written by American laryngologist
Jackson Chevalier (1865-1958) of Pittsburgh in the same year. He also performed
the first removal of an endobronchial tumor through a bronchoscope in 1917 and
was the first professor of bronchoscopy at the University of Pennsylvania in
1920. Extensively illustrated classic on endoscopy.
This book covers the following topics: Approach to the Pulmonary
Patient, Symptoms of Pulmonary Disorders, Tests of Pulmonary Function (PFT),
Diagnostic Pulmonary Procedures, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Asthma and Related
Disorders, Acute Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Lung Abscess, Interstitial Lung
Diseases, Pulmonary Hypertension, Mediastinal and Pleural Disorders and Tumors
of the Lungs.