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- Part 1 Clinical presentations—approaches to problems
Chapter 1 Breathlessness Chapter 2 Chest pain Chapter 3 Chronic cough and a normal CXR Chapter 4 Critically ill patient with respiratory disease Chapter 5 Diffuse alveolar haemorrhage Chapter 6 Diffuse lung disease Chapter 7 Haemoptysis Chapter 8 Pleural effusion Chapter 9 Post-operative breathlessness Chapter 10 Pregnancy and breathlessness Chapter 11 Preoperative assessment Chapter 12 Pulmonary disease in the immunocompromised (non-HIV) Chapter 13 Pulmonary disease in the immunocompromised (HIV) Chapter 14 Sleep and ventilation Chapter 15 Unexplained ventilatory failure
- Part 2 Clinical conditions
Chapter 16 Acute respiratory distress syndrome Chapter 17 Asbestos and the lung Chapter 18 Asthma Chapter 19 Bronchiectasis Chapter 20 Bronchiolitis Chapter 21 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Chapter 22 Connective tissue disease and the lung Chapter 23 Cor pulmonale Chapter 24 Cystic fibrosis Chapter 25 Eosinophilic lung disease Chapter 26 Extreme environments—flying, altitude, diving Chapter 27 Gastrointestinal disease and the lung Chapter 28 Hypersensitivity pneumonitis Chapter 29 Hyperventilation syndrome Chapter 30 Idiopathic interstitial pneumonias Chapter 31 Lung cancer Chapter 32 Lung transplantation Chapter 33 Mediastinal abnormalities Chapter 34 Paediatric lung disorders pertinent to adult patients Chapter 35 Pleural effusion Chapter 36 Pneumoconioses Chapter 37 Pneumothorax Chapter 38 Pulmonary hypertension Chapter 39 Pulmonary thromboembolic disease Chapter 40 Respiratory infection—bacterial Chapter 41 Respiratory infection—fungal Chapter 42 Respiratory infection—mycobacterial Chapter 43 Respiratory infection—parasitic Chapter 44 Respiratory infection—viral Chapter 45 Sarcoidosis Chapter 46 Sickle cell disease—pulmonary complications Chapter 47 Sleep apnoea and hypoventilation Chapter 48 Toxic agents Chapter 49 Unusual lung diseases Chapter 50 Upper airway diseases Chapter 51 Vasculitis and the lung
- Part 3 Supportive care
Chapter 52 Ethical issues Chapter 53 Financial entitlements Chapter 54 Immunosuppressive drugs Chapter 55 Inhalers and nebulizers Chapter 56 Intensive care unit (ICU)—when to involve Chapter 57 Non-invasive ventilation Chapter 58 Oxygen therapy Chapter 59 Palliative care Chapter 60 Pulmonary rehabilitation Chapter 61 Smoking cessation
- Part 4 Practical procedures
Chapter 62 Airway management Chapter 63 Bronchoscopy Chapter 64 Chest drains Chapter 65 Cricothyroidotomy Chapter 66 Miscellaneous diagnostic tests Chapter 67 Pleural biopsy Chapter 68 Pleurodesis Chapter 69 Pneumothorax aspiration Chapter 70 Safe sedation—general principles Chapter 71 Thoracentesis Chapter 72 Thoracic ultrasound Chapter 73 Thoracoscopy (medical) Chapter 74 Tracheostomy Appendix 1 Blood gases and acid–base balance Appendix 2 BMI calculator; height and weight converter Appendix 3 CT anatomy of the thorax Appendix 4 CT patterns of lung disease Appendix 5 Drugs used for bronchoscopy and sedation Appendix 6 Lung function and cardiopulmonary exercise testing Appendix 7 Plain radiograph and lobar collapses Appendix 8 Radiological investigations and radiation exposure Appendix 9 Useful websites