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Document ID (ISN)65991
CIS number 96-187
ISBN(s) 0-7216-3890-2
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Murray J.F., Nadel J.A.
Title Textbook of respiratory medicine
Bibliographic information Harcourt Brace & Company Ltd, Foots Cray High Street, Sidcup, Kent DA14 5HP, United Kingdom, 2nd ed., 1994. 2 vols. ci, 2739p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Price: GBP 211.00.
Abstract Contents of this manual: scientific principles of respiratory medicine (anatomy and development of the respiratory tract, physiology, pharmacology, pathology, defence mechanisms and immunology); manifestations of respiratory diseases and diagnostic evaluation; types of respiratory diseases, including environmental and occupational disorders (pneumoconiosis, occupational asthma and byssinosis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, air pollution, acute pulmonary response to toxic exposures, high altitude, disorders associated with diving, drug-induced pulmonary disease).
Descriptors (primary) lung diseases; physiology of respiratory system; respiratory diseases
Descriptors (secondary) extrinsic allergic alveolitis; atmospheric pollution; symptoms; diseases of mediastinum; functional respiratory disorders; infectious diseases; asthma; pleural diseases; lung cancer; pneumoconiosis; toxic substances; diving; diagnosis; manuals; high altitude; immunology; byssinosis
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)