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Respiratory disorders

Edited by Carl Waldmann, Neil Soni and Andrew Rhodes

in Oxford Desk Reference: Critical Care

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199229581
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725722 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199229581.003.0017

Series: Oxford Desk Reference

Respiratory disorders

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Upper airway obstruction - Respiratory failure - Pulmonary collapse and atelectasis - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) - ARDS: diagnosis - ARDS: general management - ARDS: ventilatory management - Asthma - Asthma: ventilatory management - Pneumothorax - Empyema - Haemoptysis - Inhalation injury - Pulmonary embolism - Community-acquired pneumonia - Hospital-acquired pneumonia - Pulmonary hypertension

Chapter.  22827 words. 

Subjects: Critical Care

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