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Guide to Clinical Management of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

  • Steven D Nathan
  • A Whitney Brown
  • Christopher S King

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Steven D Nathan, A Whitney Brown, Christopher S King
    Pages 1-13
  3. Steven D Nathan, A Whitney Brown, Christopher S King
    Pages 15-31
  4. Steven D Nathan, A Whitney Brown, Christopher S King
    Pages 33-41
  5. Steven D Nathan, A Whitney Brown, Christopher S King
    Pages 43-51
  6. Steven D Nathan, A Whitney Brown, Christopher S King
    Pages 53-66
  7. Steven D Nathan, A Whitney Brown, Christopher S King
    Pages 67-79
  8. Steven D Nathan, A Whitney Brown, Christopher S King
    Pages 81-97
  9. Steven D Nathan, A Whitney Brown, Christopher S King
    Pages 99-110
  10. Steven D Nathan, A Whitney Brown, Christopher S King
    Pages 111-123

About this book

Introduction

This clinically focused pocket guide offers a concise yet complete overview of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, covering the most recent information on aspects such as pathophysiology, management, treatment, and clinical trials. The text is easily accessible and offers pulmonologists and other health care professionals with an excellent quick reference tool. Full color images and figures enhance and summarize key aspects of the text. 

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is a condition that affects the alveoli and leads to serious lung damage, and the idiopathic nature of this disease means that the origin or cause is unknown. This disease is relatively rare, affecting 3 in 10,000 people, but it is becoming more common. Physicians should be aware of the early stages and symptoms of this disease so management strategies can be implemented quickly, and the best treatment can be administered.

Keywords

Fibrosis Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Lung Disease Pulmonary Disease Interstitial Lung Diseases Nintedanib Pirfenidone

Authors and affiliations

  • Steven D Nathan
    • 1
  • A Whitney Brown
    • 2
  • Christopher S King
    • 3
  1. 1.Inova Fairfax Medical Campus FALLS CHURCHUSA
  2. 2.Inova Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant ProgramInova Fairfax Medical Campus Falls ChurchUSA
  3. 3.Inova Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant ProgramInova Fairfax Medical Campus Falls ChurchUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-32794-5
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Adis, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-32792-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-32794-5
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