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Diagnosis and management of adult respiratory problems

Jeannette Lynch and Chantal Simon

in Respiratory Problems

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ISBN: 9780198571377
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199606870 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198571377.003.0004

Series: Oxford General Practice Library

Diagnosis and management of adult respiratory problems

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Rhinitis - Asthma in adults and children of 12 years and above - Diagnosis of asthma in adults and older children - Management of chronic asthma in adults and older children - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - Management of COPD - Acute exacerbations of COPD - Smoking - Pulmonary hypertension and cor pulmonale - Respiratory tract infections - Sore throat - Influenza - Pneumonia - Tuberculosis - Other infections - Infections in immunocompromised patients - Bronchiectasis - Pleural effusion - Lung cancer - Pneumothorax - Pulmonary embolism - Diffuse parenchymal lung diseases - Occupational lung disease - Snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea - Chronic disease management - Rehabilitation - Palliative care in general practice - Stridor and cough in terminal care - Haemoptysis in terminal care - Breathlessness in terminal care - Emergencies in terminal care - The last 48 hours

Chapter.  27247 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Primary Care

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