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Document ID (ISN)40420
CIS number 83-1653
ISBN(s) 0-07-021119-1
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Fishman A.P.
Title Update: Pulmonary diseases and disorders
Bibliographic information McGraw-Hill International Book Company, 1211 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10021, USA, 1982. 464p. Illus. Bibl. Price: US$45.00.
Abstract Chapters cover: pneumonia in the immunocompromised host; the syndrome of pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and Kaposi's sarcoma; pneumococcal vaccine; legionnaires' disease; pulmonary aspergillosis; fatigue of the diaphragm; lung lymph composition and flow in normal and abnormal states; emphysema; the lungs in later life; chronic bronchitis and emphysema; silicosis; asbestos-related fibrosis; sarcoidosis; diffuse hypersensitivity disorders; mushroom workers lung; pulmonary angiitis and granulomatosis; sleep disorders; computerised axial tomography in diagnosis; pulmonary function tests in disability evaluation; small-cell cancer of the lung; superior sulcus carcinomas; tuberculosis; asthma; oxygen therapy; mechanical ventilation; adult respiratory distress syndrome; vasodilator treatment of primary pulmonary hypertension; influenza vaccine and amantadine.
Descriptors (primary) pneumoconiosis; lung diseases
Descriptors (secondary) pulmonary aspergillosis; research; tuberculosis; pathology; legionellosis; asthma; pneumonia; emphysema; air conditioner disease; mushroom workers lung; pseudosilicosis; lung cancer; asbestosis; silicosis; granulomatosis; manuals; respiratory function tests; expertise; chronic bronchitis
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Pneumoconioses