Murray and Nadel's Textbook of Respiratory Medicine E-Book: 2-Volume Set

Murray and Nadel's Textbook of Respiratory Medicine E-Book: 2-Volume Set

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Murray and Nadel’s Textbook of Respiratory Medicine has long been the definitive and comprehensive pulmonary disease reference. Robert J. Mason, MD now presents the fifth edition in full color with new images and highlighted clinical elements. The fully searchable text is also online at, along with regular updates, video clips, additional images, and self-assessment questions. This new edition has been completely updated and remains the essential tool you need to care for patients with pulmonary disease.

    • Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices.
    • Master the scientific principles of respiratory medicine and its clinical applications.
    • Work through differential diagnosis using detailed explanations of each disease entity.
    • Learn new subjects in Pulmonary Medicine including Genetics, Ultrasound, and other key topics.
    • Grasp the Key Points in each chapter.
    • Search the full text online at, along with downloadable images, regular updates, more than 50 videos, case studies, and self-assessment questions.
    • Consult new chapters covering Ultrasound, Innate Immunity, Adaptive Immunity, Deposition and Clearance, Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia.
    • Find critical information easily using the new full-color design that enhances teaching points and highlights challenging concepts.
    • Apply the expertise and fresh ideas of three new editors—Drs. Thomas R. Martin, Talmadge E. King, Jr., and Dean E. Schraufnagel.
    • Review the latest developments in genetics with advice on how the data will affect patient care.

    Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781437735536
    Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
    Publication date: 06/09/2010
    Sold by: Barnes & Noble
    Format: NOOK Book
    Pages: 2440
    File size: 39 MB
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    About the Author

    Professor Emeritus, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California

    Table of Contents


    Section A Anatomy and Development of the Respiratory Tract

    1. Anatomy of the Lungs
    2. Lung Growth and Development
    3. Genetic Approach to Lung Disease

    Section B Respiratory Physiology

    4. Ventilation, Blood Flow, and Gas Exchange
    5. Respiratory System Mechanics and Energetics
    6. Pulmonary Circulation and Regulation of Fluid Balance
    7. Acid-Base Balance

    Section C Respiratory Pharmacology

    8. Respiratory Pharmacology: General Pharmacologic Principles
    9. Airway Pharmacology
    10. Pulmonary Vascular Pharmacology

    Section D Defense Mechanisms

    11. Pulmonary Surfactant
    12*. Alveolar and Distal Airway Epithelial Fluid Transport
    13*. Mucus Production, Secretion, and Clearance
    14. Monocytes, Macrophages, and Dendritic Cells of the Lung
    15. Immune recognition and Responses

    Section E Respiratory Pathology and Inflammation

    16. General features of Respiratory Pathology
    17. Inflammation, Injury, and Repair


    Section F Diagnosis

    18. History and Physical Examination
    19. Microbiologic Diagnosis of Lower Respiratory Tract Infection
    20. Radiographic Techniques
    21. Nuclear Medicine Techniques
    22. Bronchoscopy
    23*. Pleuroscopy, Thoracoscopy, and Other Invasive Procedures

    Section G Evaluation

    24. Pulmonary Function Testing
    25*. Clinical Exercise Testing
    26. Preoperative Evaluation
    27. Evaluation of Respiratory Impairment/Disability


    Section H Symptoms of Respiratory Disease and their Management

    28. Dyspnea

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