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Respiratory Diseases

Medicine is an ever-changing science. In this regard, Respiratory medicine is not an exception and has been evolving during recent years. As new research broadens our knowledge, advanced methods for diagnoses are better understood, providing genetic and underlying pathophysiology of diseases and new clinical experiences. Consequently, publications of new resources along with revisions of previous ones are required. The book Respiratory Diseases brings practical aspects of pulmonary diseases. It contains the result of years of experience through expert clinicians in this field from different scientific centers. The respiratory diseases are discussed according to epidemiology, pathology, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. It includes updated resources of the pathogenesis and some molecular aspects of the aforementioned diseases and is recommended reading for all clinicians and medical students, especially pulmonologists, to access highlighted respiratory diseases in this book.

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Respiratory DiseasesEdited by Mostafa Ghanei

Published: February 1st 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1495

ISBN: 978-953-307-964-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6774-7

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

31311 Total Chapter Downloads

7 Crossref Citations

12 Web of Science Citations

19 Dimensions Citations


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1. Cordyceps Extracts and the Major Ingredient, Cordycepin: Possible Cellular Mechanisms of Their Therapeutic Effects on Respiratory Disease

By Chun-kit Fung and Wing-hung Ko


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2. Cellular Defences of the Lung: Comparative Perspectives

By J.N. Maina


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3. The Contrasting Roles of T Regulatory Cells in Bacterial Lung Diseases

By Adam N. Odeh and Jerry W. Simecka


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4. Special Consideration in Treating Patients of Overlap Between Asthma and COPD

By So Ri Kim and Yang Keun Rhee


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5. Motivational Intervention and Nicotine Replacement Therapies for Smokers: Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial

By Jennifer Lira-Mandujano and Sara Eugenia Cruz-Morales


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6. Respiratory Diseases Among Dust Exposed Workers

By Weihong Chen, Yuewei Liu, Xiji Huang and Yi Rong


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7. Oxidative Damage and Bronchial Asthma

By Eva Babusikova, Jana Jurecekova, Andrea Evinova, Milos Jesenak and Dusan Dobrota


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8. An Overview of Management of URTI and a Novel Approach Towards RSV Infection

By J.R. Krishnamoorthy, M.S. Ranjith, S. Gokulshankar, B.K. Mohanty, R. Sumithra, S. Ranganathan and K. Babu


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9. Variability of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Seasonality and Mortality

By Michael J. Light


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10. Start of a Pandemic: Influenza A H1N1 Virus

By Ma. Eugenia Manjarrez, Dora Rosete, Anjarath Higuera, Rodolfo Ocádiz-Delgado, José Rogelio Pérez-Padilla and Carlos Cabello


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