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Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Comprehensive Clinical Guide

Keith C. Meyer, Steven D. Nathan, editors
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
New York : Humana Press, 2014.
Language
English
Series
Respiratory Medicine
Respiratory medicine (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN
9781627036825, 1627036822, 9781627036818
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Summary
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Comprehensive Clinical Guide delivers a concise review of our current understanding of disease pathogenesis and provides current evidence in the medical literature regarding its diagnosis and management. Each chapter includes key points and a summary aiming to update clinicians about various issues concerning the diagnosis and management of IPF. In addition to outlining the current state of knowledge, each chapter also provides a summary of ongoing research and identifies the needs for future research in the field. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Comprehensive Clinical Guide is an important new text that provides its readers with a better understanding of the pathobiology and natural history of IPF as it continues to evolve.
Contents
  • Chapter 1: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Historical Perspective
  • Chapter 2: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: The Epidemiology and Natural History of Disease
  • Chapter 3: Histopathology of IPF and Related Disorders
  • Chapter 4: Imaging of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Chapter 5: The Keys to Making a Confident Diagnosis of IPF
  • Chapter 6: Pulmonary Function Tests in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Chapter 7: The Role of Adaptive Immunity in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Hiding in Plain Sight
  • Chapter 8: Mechanisms of Fibrosis in IPF
  • Chapter 9: The Emerging Genetics of Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Chapter 10: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Phenotypes
  • Chapter 11: Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonia and Connective Tissue Disease-Associated Interstitial Lung Disease: Similarities and Differences
  • Chapter 12: Aging and IPF: What Is the Link?
  • Chapter 13: Gastroesophageal Reflux and IPF
  • Chapter 14: Pharmacological Treatment of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Chapter 15: Recognizing and Treating Comorbidities of IPF
  • Chapter 16: The Role of Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Supplemental Oxygen Therapy in the Treatment of Patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Chapter 17: Acute Exacerbation of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Chapter 18: Lung Transplantation for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Chapter 19: Evolving Genomics of Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Chapter 20: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Clinical Trials: Evolving Concepts
  • Chapter 21: Future Directions in Basic and Clinical Science.
Description
1 online resource (xv, 451 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Statement
Respiratory Medicine ; 9
Respiratory medicine (New York, N.Y.) 9
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