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Pulmonary Medicine Primer
This book is aimed primarily at internal medicine residents or senior medical students to help them care for patients with pulmonary disease. This practical book covers the approach to various... More > pulmonary problems, explains some of the devices and procedures used in pulmonary medicine, and reviews the interpretation of common pulmonary tests.
Lawrence Cheung is a respirologist and critical care specialist in Canada. He has worked with hundreds of medical students and residents from internal medicine, respirology, critical care, and other specialties. He has held several roles in medical education advisory committees.< Less
Effective Natural Remedies for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis is a rapidly progressive illness of unknown cause characterized by sequential acute lung injury with subsequent scarring and end-stage lung disease. Treatment at present... More > remains largely supportive. IPF requires urgent attention. When this is overlooked, it may lead to other serious pulmonary or system complications. What is worse is that the life of the person with this condition may be put in danger. This eBook extensively deals with causes, signs and symptoms of for lung fibrosis, survival possibilities, complete procedure for lung transplantation, different types of IPF and the best treatment options for restoring the lungs' functions quickly. The best part of the eBook is its "Natural Remedies" section. A proper and continuous use of natural remedies outlined in the eBook will go a long way in controlling and curing pulmonary fibrosis and completely getting rid of all health complications that may happen due to the condition.< Less
Genetics of Gaucher Disease
This review article discusses genetic, clinical and evolutionary aspects of Gaucher disease. Gaucher disease is an autosomal recessive disorder of lipid storage. It is very common worldwide. This... More > review covers traditional laboratory and genetic testing for Gaucher disease, with specific attention given to the effectiveness and limitations of these tests. Treatment options, including experimental gene therapy, are covered as well. We explored the prevalence of this disorder and compared rates of occurrence of different mutations among different ethnic groups. Special attention has been given to the evolutionary aspect of Gaucher disease – we discussed anthropologic and animal studies and analyzed the most popular hypothesis of the selective advantage of Gaucher disease. This review article also discusses the rates of occurrence of neurological, pulmonary and cardio-vascular disease in Gaucher disease patients.< Less
Lung Disease 101: A Patient Primer
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Lung Disease 101: A Patient Primer is a publication outlining advance lung disease that works its way from basic lung anatomy to the complex mechanism of the disease process. It provides a basic road... More > map on how lung disease is diagnosed and managed.< Less
Complete Medical Guide for Disease Volume VIII; Behcet's Disease
Behçet's disease (BEH-chets), sometimes called Behçet's syndrome, Morbus Behçet, or Silk Road disease, is a rare immune-mediated systemic vasculitis that often presents with... More > mucous membrane ulceration and ocular involvements. Behçet's disease (BD) was named in 1937 after the Turkish dermatologist Hulusi Behçet, who first described the triple-symptom complex of recurrent oral aphthous ulcers, genital ulcers, and uveitis. As a systemic disease, it can also involve visceral organs such as the gastrointestinal tract, pulmonary, musculoskeletal, and neurological systems. This syndrome can be fatal due to ruptured vascular aneurysms or severe neurological complications.< Less