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Respiratory emergencies

Punit S. Ramrakha, Kevin P. Moore and Amir Sam

in Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine

Third edition

Published on behalf of © Punit S. Ramrakha and Kevin P. Moore

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780199230921
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598793 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199230921.003.02

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Respiratory emergencies

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Acute pneumonia: assessment - Acute pneumonia: investigations - Acute pneumonia: management - Acute pneumonia: specific situations - Acute pneumonia: complications - Mycoplasma pneumonia - Legionella pneumonia - Viral pneumonia - Chlamydia pneumonia - Psittacosis - Miscellaneous conditions - Acute asthma: assessment - Acute severe asthma: immediate therapy - Acute severe asthma: further management - Mild–moderate asthmatic attacks - Acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): assessment - Acute exacerbation of COPD: management - Acute exacerbation of COPD - Respiratory failure: assessment - Respiratory failure: investigations - Respiratory failure: management - Adult respiratory distress syndrome 1 - Adult respiratory distress syndrome 2 - Adult respiratory distress syndrome 3 - Pneumothorax: assessment - Pneumothorax: management - Acute pneumothorax: management - Tension pneumothorax - Haemoptysis: assessment - Haemoptysis: management - Pleural effusions - Chronic massive effusion - Empyema - Acute upper airway obstruction

Chapter.  11950 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Acute Medicine

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