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This is the first book to focus on respiratory health and diseases in Asia, where 60% of the world’s population reside. It is well known that disease patterns and health care delivery vary in different parts of the world. With divergent socioeconomic background, genetic makeup and environmental factors, health care issues take on a unique perspective in Asia.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vii
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Preface
  2. p. xi
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. xiii-xvi
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  1. Part I. Airway Diseases
  2. p. 1
  1. 1. Asthma Epidemiology
  2. pp. 3-23
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  1. 2. Asthma Management
  2. pp. 25-42
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  1. 3. Bronchiectasis
  2. pp. 43-59
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  1. 4. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Epidemiology
  2. pp. 61-72
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  1. 5. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Pharmacological Treatment
  2. pp. 73-81
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  1. 6. Non-invasive Mechanical Ventilation in COPD
  2. pp. 83-92
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  1. 7. Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  2. pp. 93-102
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  1. 8. Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  2. pp. 103-122
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  1. 9. Diffuse Panbronchiolitis
  2. pp. 123-134
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  1. 10. Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
  2. pp. 135-157
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  1. Part II. Infections
  2. p. 159
  1. 11. Community Acquired Pneumonia
  2. pp. 161-178
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  1. 12. AIDS and the Lungs
  2. pp. 179-208
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  1. 13. Influenza
  2. pp. 209-221
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  1. 14. Tropical Infections and the Lungs
  2. pp. 223-257
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  1. 15. Tuberculosis: Epidemiology and Surveillance
  2. pp. 259-272
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  1. 16. Tuberculosis: Clinical Features in Adults
  2. pp. 273-282
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  1. 17. Tuberculosis: Diagnosis and Drug Treatment
  2. pp. 283-305
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  1. 18. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
  2. pp. 307-323
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  1. Part III. Environmental and Occupational Lung Diseases
  2. p. 325
  1. 19. Air Pollution and Lung Health
  2. pp. 327-345
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  1. 20. Smoking and Lung Health
  2. pp. 347-363
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  1. 21. Occupational Airway Diseases
  2. pp. 365-377
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  1. 22. Pneumoconiosis
  2. pp. 379-399
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  1. Part IV. Neoplasms
  2. p. 401
  1. 23. Lung Cancer: Epidemiology and Risk Factors
  2. pp. 403-422
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  1. 24. Lung Cancer: Diagnosis and Staging
  2. pp. 423-435
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  1. 25. Lung Cancer: Treatment
  2. pp. 437-453
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  1. Part V. Procedures
  2. p. 455
  1. 26. Lung Transplantation
  2. pp. 457-466
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  1. 27. Minimal Access Thoracic Surgery
  2. pp. 467-476
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  1. 28. Pulmonary Function Testing in Asians
  2. pp. 477-490
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 491-496
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789882202665
Related ISBN
9789622096936
MARC Record
OCLC
655789522
Pages
512
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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