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Pulmonary Function Tests in Clinical Practice

  • Ali Altalag
  • Jeremy Road
  • Pearce Wilcox
  • Kewan Aboulhosn

Part of the In Clinical Practice book series (ICP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Ali Altalag, Jeremy Road, Pearce Wilcox, Kewan Aboulhosn
    Pages 1-40
  3. Ali Altalag, Jeremy Road, Pearce Wilcox, Kewan Aboulhosn
    Pages 41-63
  4. Ali Altalag, Jeremy Road, Pearce Wilcox, Kewan Aboulhosn
    Pages 65-78
  5. Ali Altalag, Jeremy Road, Pearce Wilcox, Kewan Aboulhosn
    Pages 79-97
  6. Ali Altalag, Jeremy Road, Pearce Wilcox, Kewan Aboulhosn
    Pages 99-118
  7. Ali Altalag, Jeremy Road, Pearce Wilcox, Kewan Aboulhosn
    Pages 119-136
  8. Ali Altalag, Jeremy Road, Pearce Wilcox, Kewan Aboulhosn
    Pages 137-167
  9. Ali Altalag, Jeremy Road, Pearce Wilcox, Kewan Aboulhosn
    Pages 169-194
  10. Ali Altalag, Jeremy Road, Pearce Wilcox, Satvir S. Dhillon, Jordan A. Guenette
    Pages 195-264
  11. Ali Altalag, Jeremy Road, Pearce Wilcox, Kewan Aboulhosn
    Pages 265-317
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 319-335

About this book

Introduction

This revised and updated book provides a simplified approach to interpreting most diagnostic tests in the field of respiratory medicine. Easy to understand and practical, it contains more than 125 illustrated diagrams and over 50 tables with essential information that summarize the various diagnostic tests and interpretative approaches in a simple and understandable fashion. Of special note are chapters on exercise testing and diagnostic tests for sleep disorders, the latter a new and emerging field. This new edition contains revised information based on the newest ATS guidelines.

Pulmonary Function Tests in Clinical Practice Second Edition assists residents and fellows in internal medicine, pulmonology, allergology and critical care by explaining the key information obtained from lung volume measurement and increases understanding of pulmonary function tests within the modern diagnostic armamentarium.

Keywords

Pulmonary Function Tests lung lung function medicine muscle sleep Pulse Oximetry Electroencephalography Respiratory Sleep Disorders Exercise testing

Editors and affiliations

  • Ali Altalag
    • 1
  • Jeremy Road
    • 2
  • Pearce Wilcox
    • 3
  • Kewan Aboulhosn
    • 4
  1. 1.Prince Sultan Military Medical CityRiyadhSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.University of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada
  3. 3.University of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada
  4. 4.University of British ColumbiaVictoriaCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-93650-5
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-93649-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-93650-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2199-6652
  • Series Online ISSN 2199-6660
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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