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Lung transplant recipient defies all odds: New approach to oxygenation helps patient live long enough for surgery

Lung transplant recipient defies all odds: New approach to oxygenation helps patient live long enough for surgery

ScienceDaily (July 6, 2012) — Meara Schmidt, 28, almost died a few weeks ago. Lying in her hospital bed at UCLA, the seriously ill cystic fibrosis patient felt herself slipping away and her life flashing by. But then the image of her husband appeared, and she knew she was not ready to go. Continue reading

Coughing and other respiratory symptoms improve within weeks of smoking cessation

Coughing and other respiratory symptoms improve within weeks of smoking cessation

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Steroids to treat asthma: How safe are they?

Steroids to treat asthma: How safe are they?

ScienceDaily (Feb. 23, 2011) — Children experiencing an asthma attack who are treated with a short burst of oral steroids may have a brief and transient depression of immune response, according to a new study led by Université de Montréal. Continue reading

Advances in Pediatric Pulmonology

Advances in Pediatric Pulmonology

Advances in Pediatric Pulmonology (Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine) By E. Kerem, H. Levison Publisher: S Continue reading

Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis (Lung Biology in Health and Disease) By Julian Allen MD, Howard Panitch MD, Ronald Rubenstein MD Publisher: Informa Healthcare Number Of Pages: 956 Publication Date: 2010-03-25 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1439801819 ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781439801819 Product Description: The median age of survival for those with cystic fibrosis has risen considerably in recent years. This text thoroughly examines the developments and breakthroughs which have led to this improvement in life expectancy Continue reading

Pleural Disease, Second Edition

Pleural Disease, Second Edition

Pleural Disease, Second Edition (Lung Biology in Health and Disease) By Demosthenes Bouros Publisher: Informa Healthcare Number Of Pages: 816 Publication Date: 2009-12-28 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1420077384 ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781420077384 Product Description: Updated to reflect the latest scientific advances and technologies in the diagnosis and treatment of pleural diseases, this new Second Edition explores the structure and function of these diseases and malignancies, from tuberculosis and asbestos to pleurisy and pneumothorax. Edited by leading international authorities in pulmonary medicine, this comprehensive guide is an invaluable resource for pulmonologists, radiologists, and critical care physicians. Pleural Disease, Second Edition highlights: molecular and diagnostic approaches interventional applications, including pleural thoracentesis and closed biopsy, chest tube insertion, pleural lavage, medical thoracoscopy, and VATS biomarkers and proteomics translational medicine approaches, new treatment methodologies, and clinical manifestations various diagnostic tests and the importance of clinical evaluation in the differential diagnosis of a pleural effusion new surgical and non-surgical techniques to identify and diagnose pleural diseases, including: medical thoracoscopy, pleural lavage, intrapleural fibrinolytics, image-guided small bore catheters, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), pleuroperitoneal shunt, and extrapleural pneumonectomy http://www.book4doc.com/42676 http://www.book4doc.com/87283 http://www.book4doc.com/28831 Continue reading

Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation

Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation

Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation By John R. Bach MD Publisher: Hanley & Belfus Number Of Pages: 348 Publication Date: 2002-06-15 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1560535490 ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781560535492 Product Description: (Hanley & Belfus) Univ. of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark. Continue reading

Manual of Neonatal Respiratory Care

Manual of Neonatal Respiratory Care

Manual of Neonatal Respiratory Care By Steven M. Continue reading

Interventional Pulmonary Medicine, Second Edition

Interventional Pulmonary Medicine, Second Edition

Interventional Pulmonary Medicine, Second Edition (Lung Biology in Health and Disease) By John F. Beamis Jr., Praveen Mathur, Atul C Continue reading

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Second Edition

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Second Edition

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Second Edition (Lung Biology in Health and Disease) By Augustine M. Continue reading