Volume 19 2013

Obesity and Lung Disease

A Guide to Management

Editors:

ISBN: 978-1-62703-052-6 (Print) 978-1-62703-053-3 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

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    Pages 1-20

    Effects of Obesity on Lung Function

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    Pages 21-45

    Effects of Obesity on Airway Responsiveness

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    Pages 47-69

    The Effects of Obesity on Immune Function and Pulmonary Host Defense

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    Pages 71-97

    Pathogenesis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Obesity

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    Pages 99-118

    Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome

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    Pages 119-138

    Effect of Obesity on the Development and Clinical Presentation of Asthma

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    Pages 139-152

    Treatment of the Obese Patient with Asthma

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    Pages 153-164

    Obesity and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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    Pages 165-182

    Obesity, the Metabolic Syndrome, and Pulmonary Hypertension

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    Pages 183-199

    Obesity and Acute Lung Injury

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    Pages 201-215

    Mechanical Ventilation of Patients with Severe Obesity

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    Pages 217-239

    Obesity and Lung Health in Children

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 241-248