The thoroughly revised, updated Fifth Edition of this Spiral(R) Manual is a complete, convenient, portable guide to the diagnosis and management of pulmonary disorders. In 109 concise chapters, it provides practical, authoritative information on all problems in clinical pulmonary medicine. Each chapter includes an annotated bibliography. This edition includes new information on infectious diseases, AIDS, and management of asthma and cystic fibrosis. New chapters cover the lung in drug abuse; anaerobic infections; hospital-acquired pneumonia; respiratory failure in postsurgical patients; protocol-driven care in respiratory therapy; disability and medicolegal evaluation; air travel and high altitude; tobacco control; and the lung in immunocompromised hosts. Paperback edition available only in selected countries. Please check with your local representative or distributor. A Brandon-Hill recommended title.Bordow, Richard A. is the author of 'Manual of Clinical Problems in Pulmonary Medicine' with ISBN 9780781723565 and ISBN 0781723566.