Your Guide to Lung Diseases

Your Guide to Lung Diseases : A Pulmonologist Explains Lung Diseases

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This book is written for all with an interest in lung disease. This includes health care students such as nursing and respiratory students. As this book is written in a manner made understandable to all with a reasonable educational background, readers should also include patients, families and caregivers. Students and patients are not mutually exclusive. Patients with lung disease should have a workable understanding of medical issues involved. Students' coursework and clinical time will become more meaningful after reading this book. For patients, I am well aware that time spent in a physician's office is frequently short. There is a schedule to maintain and many issues to be covered. This often results in too little time for a complete discussion of all that needs to be and should be discussed. This book is meant to enhance medical knowledge and allow more productive interactions between physicians, health care students, patients and family members. Patients should think of this book as a possible extension of physician time. Health care students should think of this book as providing a practical, everyday approach to lung disease. Topics covered are in detail.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 298 pages
  • 139.7 x 215.9 x 17.27mm | 453.59g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508706069
  • 9781508706069

About Difilippo

Dr. Nicholas DiFilippo is a Board Certified Internist and Pulmonologist who has practiced in the Chicago area for 30 years. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a former Medical Staff President at Holy Cross Hospital, Chicago. He has also served as Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Director of Pulmonary Medicine. He has served as consultant in Pulmonary Medicine at Holy Cross Hospital and at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, Illinois. Dr. DiFilippo has also been involved in teaching medicine and has served as Clinical Assistant Professor at Loyola university Stritch School of Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. He has authored a number of papers in he scientific journals including titles such as "Amiodarone and the Lung," "Pressure Support Ventilation," and "The Recurrence of Alveolitis in Interstitial Lung Diseases." He enjoys writing about his first love, pulmonary medicine. Dr. DiFilippo is currently associated with Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases, Oak Lawn, Illinois.show more

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