- D Behera, MD(Med), FCCP, FNCCP, FAMS, FICP, FICA, MNAMS(Med), Dip NBE(Resp Med), Professor, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and, Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India, Director, LRS Institute of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases, Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi, India
Concepts of pulmonary medicine, particularly in India, have also undergone tremendous changes during this period. Our basic understanding and the fundamentals of many respiratory diseases have also changed. Covers all major conditions and disorders affecting the lungs and the respiratory tract. Includes common pulmonary afflictions like tuberculosis, bronchial asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, etc. in all aspects. Highlights growing incidence of bronchogenic carcinoma, its pathogenesis and newer therapeutic aspects. Special section on lung transplantation. Describes the approach to clinical examination of respiratory diseases, which is still an important area of teaching of clinical medicine. A handy reference for busy clinicians who will find in the text a useful guide in the management of different clinical problems. All attempts are made to incorporate appropriate information keeping in mind the readership, particularly the postgraduates, postdoctoral and undergraduate students.
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