Respiratory books

Free medical books on Respiratory diseases: Signs, symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.
Acute Bronchitis - A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated Research Guide

Acute Bronchitis - A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated Research Guide

Author: JAMES N. PARKER/PHILIP M. PARKER Published year: 2004 06 downloads

We hope these resources will prove useful to the widest possible audience seeking information on acute bronchitis.

Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Author: James D. Chalmers/Mathias W. Pletz/Stefano Aliberti Published year: 2014 05 downloads

While improvements in public health and sanitation reduced mortality from many, mostly foodborne, infections, it was not until the widespread introduction of antibiotics after the Second World War that mortality from pneumonia in Europe began to fall significantly.

Severe Pneumonia (Lung Biology in Health and Disease, Volume 206)

Severe Pneumonia (Lung Biology in Health and Disease, Volume 206)

Author: Michael S. Niederman Published year: 2005 06 downloads

Pneumonia exerts a toll in all countries and is even more of a burden in developing countries. Furthermore, it is now well recognized that pneumonia and influenza are significant risk factors for exacerbation and aggravation of chronic pulmonary diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. 

Clinical Management of Bacterial Pneumonia

Clinical Management of Bacterial Pneumonia

Author: Antoni Torres & Catia Cillóniz Published year: 2015 05 downloads

Despite many advances in antibiotic therapies, diagnostic tools, and strategies for prevention, pneumonia is still the primary cause of death from infectious diseases worldwide.

Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Strategies for Management

Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Strategies for Management

Author: Antoni Torres & Rosario Menendez Published year: 2008 05 downloads

Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is one of the most common respiratory infections, with an incidence that ranges from 8 to 50 cases per 1000 habitants per year.

Streptococcus Pneumoniae: Molecular Mechanisms of Host-Pathogen Interactions

Streptococcus Pneumoniae: Molecular Mechanisms of Host-Pathogen Interactions

Author: Jeremy Brown/Others Published year: 2015 06 downloads

Streptococcus pneumonia (the pneumococcus) has been and continues to be among the chief causes of human misery and death. It is capable of a broad swath of disease manifestations, including otitis media, the more serious community-acquired pneumonia, and devastating illnesses such as septicemia and meningitis.

Physiotherapy in Respiratory Care_ An Evidence-Based Approach to Respiratory and Cardiac Management

Physiotherapy in Respiratory Care_ An Evidence-Based Approach to Respiratory and Cardiac Management

Author: Alexandra Hough Published year: 2001 06 downloads

Respiratory care is an immensely satisfying branch of physiotherapy. It challenges our intellect, exploits our handling skills, and employs our humanity to the full. 

Physiotherapy in Respiratory Care_ A problem-solving approach to respiratory and cardiac management

Physiotherapy in Respiratory Care_ A problem-solving approach to respiratory and cardiac management

Author: Alexandra Hough Published year: 1996 07 downloads

Respiratory care is an immensely satisfying branch of physiotherapy. It challenges our intellect, exploits our handling skills, and employs our humanity to the full.