PULMONARY PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, Second Edition Juzar Ali, MD Warren R. Summer, MD Michael G. Levitzky, PhD This handy guide provides the student or clinician with an understanding of disorders of lung structure and function as they pertain to the clinical setting. It's practical, symptom-based approach links together patients' presenting signs and underlying disease mechanisms for the full spectrum of respiratory problems. Learning objectives, study questions, clinical examples, and abundant algorithms highlight each chapter. The presentation takes you from recognition of symptoms, to an understanding the pathophysiologic process at work, to treatment. Features: bull; bull;Teaches major concepts using a system/problem-based approach bull;Clinical examples help bridge basic science with the practice of clinical medicine bull;Clear, high-quality illustrations enhance coverage and foster comprehension bull;Learning Objectives and Study Questions reinforce understanding of even the most difficult concepts bull;Key Concepts, with locators in the text, help to quickly review chapter highlights bull;Handy algorithms aid differential diagnosis and management Includes special coverage of pediatric and geriatric pulmonary pathology, lung transplantation pathophysiology, molecular microbiology, immunology of disease states, and much more Also of interest from McGraw-Hill: Levitzky: Pulmonary Physiology, 6/e Fishman et al. Fishman's Manual of Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders, 3/e Visit: accessmedbooks.com The best source for medical education & referenceAli, Juzar is the author of 'Pulmonary Pathophysiology', published 2004 under ISBN 9780071428699 and ISBN 0071428690.