explains the following topics: Contraindications, Gas Exchange Tests,
Cardiopulmonary Interaction, Bed Side Pulmonary Function Tests, Debono’s
Whistle, Static Lung Volumes And Capacities, Spirometry, Lung Volumes And
Capacities, Lung Volumes, Function Of FRC, Measuring Rv, Frc, N2 Washout
Technique, Helium Dilution Technique, Body Plethysmography, Forced Spirometry or
timed Expiratory Spirogram, Peak Expiratory Flow Rates.
Author(s): The Government Medical College, Chandigrah
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
This book brings together an
international group of experts in COPD to provide in depth reviews of clinical
perspectives into COPD. Topics range from the diagnosis of airflow limitation by
spirometry, distinguishing COPD from another common obstructive lung disease,
asthma, alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency and opportunities to diagnose this most
common hereditary cause of COPD and as a paradigm for the development of novel
therapeutics, the overlap syndrome - the concurrence of two epidemic disorders:
COPD and obstructive sleep apnea, and pulmonary rehabilitation, one of the most
effective treatments for COPD.
Cough is the most
common complaint for patients seeking medical attention in the United States.
This guide covers the following topics: Measuring Cough, Chronic Cough, Patient
Population, Current Treatment Strategies, Topic Refinement and Review Protocol.
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.