Essential for all respiratory physicians dealing with emergencies in daily practice. Respiratory Emergencies provides authoritative and in-depth coverage, which will help physicians improve diagnosis, management and patient care.
CONTENTS: Pathophysiology of respiratory failure; Exacerbation of
obstructive lung disease; A. Therapy; B. Ventilation; ARDS; Inhalation injury; Extrapulmonary causes of respiratory failure including acuteneuromuscular disorders; Haemoptysis including tumourmanagement; Aspiration including foreign bodies; Near-drowning; Pulmonary embolism; Pneumothorax and bronchopleural fistula; Interstitial and immunological lung disorders; Pneumonia including sepsis; Pulmonary infections in the immunocompromised patient; Paediatric emergencies; Respiratory failure in pregnancy.
Author: T Welte and S Nava
Publisher:European Respiratory Society Journals Ltd