Pulmonary Pathophysiology (LANGE Physiology Series)

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9780071428699: Pulmonary Pathophysiology (LANGE Physiology Series)

A system- and disease-based approach to the aspects of pulmonary pathophysiology, essential for an understanding of clinical medicine. Bridging the gap between basic science and clinical medicine, this text provides students with a solid understanding of symptom identification and the underlying disease mechanism. Features clinical pearls, learning objectives, study questions, algorithms, and key concepts highlighting the presentation in each chapter.

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Juzar Ali, MD
Warren R. Summer, MD
Michael G. Levitzky, PhD

This handy guide provides the student or clinician with an understanding of disorders of lung structure and function as they pertain to the clinical setting. It's practical, symptom-based approach links together patients' presenting signs and underlying disease mechanisms for the full spectrum of respiratory problems.

Learning objectives, study questions, clinical examples, and abundant algorithms highlight each chapter. The presentation takes you from recognition of symptoms, to an understanding the pathophysiologic process at work, to treatment.


  • Teaches major concepts using a system/problem-based approach
  • Clinical examples help bridge basic science with the practice of clinical medicine
  • Clear, high-quality illustrations enhance coverage and foster comprehension
  • Learning Objectives and Study Questions reinforce understanding of even the most difficult concepts
  • Key Concepts, with locators in the text, help to quickly review chapter highlights
  • Handy algorithms aid differential diagnosis and management

Includes special coverage of pediatric and geriatric pulmonary pathology, lung transplantation pathophysiology, molecular microbiology, immunology of disease states, and much more

Also of interest from McGraw-Hill:
Levitzky: Pulmonary Physiology, 6/e Fishman et al.
Fishman’s Manual of Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders, 3/e

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About the Author:

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine Section of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine Louisiana State Universoty Health Sciences Center New Orleans, LA

Howard A. Bucchner Professor and Section Chief Director, Pulmonary Services Chief, Pulmonary Services Section of Pummonary/Critical Care Medicine Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans, LA

Professor of Physiology and Anesthesiology, Louisiana State University Medical Center; Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics and Physiology, Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

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Ali,Juzar, Summer,Warren, Levitzky,Micha
Published by McGraw-Hill Medical (2004)
ISBN 10: 0071428690 ISBN 13: 9780071428699
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