Respiratory medicine : clinical cases uncovered by Emma Baker

By Emma Baker

It is a new case e-book in breathing drugs to aid scholars perform scientific reasoning. It has real-life sufferer instances and results: suppose the uncertainty and pleasure of scientific perform. It covers universal, classical and peculiar shows: realize what you could pass over on attachments. Questions, solutions and factors assist you benefit from the hows and whys of the medical method in motion. Self-assessment  Read more...

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It is best treated with intermittent ballooning, which may be insufficient. Use of lasers should be avoided due to heat transfer through metallic objects [58]. Stent fracture is a specific complication of the metallic balloon expandable—stents. Metallic self-expandable stenting requires long-term management to correct potential stent problems that also include migration or obstruction by inspissated secretions, granulation tissue, or tumor. Peng et al. [67] in a 5-year experience emphasize the role of flexible (vs.

Alternatively, the slides can be stained with May-Grünwald, Giemsa, or Diff-Quick stains for the evaluation of differential cell counts and cellular morphological features. g. Oil Red O stain to detect lipidladen macrophages, iron stain to identify iron-positive macrophages in patients with alveolar haemorrhage, and periodic acid-Schiff (PAS) to identify glycogen. Materials for the evaluation of non-cellular components must be obtained from the supernatant after centrifugation. The composition of the BALF can be influenced by several technical factors including: site of lavage, fluid pH, temperature and volume of instilled NSS, number of aliquots, size of bronchoscope, dwell time, and suction pressure.

2002;5:551–8. 18. Vichinsky E, Williams R, Das M, Earles AN, Lewis N, Adler A, McQuitty J. Pulmonary fat embolism: a distinct cause of severe acute chest syndrome in sickle cell anemia. Blood. 1994;83:3107–12. 19. McDonald JW, Roggli VL, Bradford WD. Coexisting endogenous and exogenous lipoid pneumonia and pulmonary alveolar proteinosis in a patient with neurodevelopmental disease. Pediatr Pathol. 1994;14:505–11. 20. Midulla F, Villani A, Merolla R, Bjermer L, Sandstrom T, Ronchetti R. Bronchoalveolar lavage studies in children without parenchymal lung disease: cellular constituents and protein levels.

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