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Respiratory Epidemiology

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Product Code: ERM65-NMEM-26041PU
  • Edited by Isabella Annesi-Maesano, Bo Lundb├Ąck and Giovanni Viegi
    Over the last decade, the volume of research into the pathophysiology and genetics of pulmonary diseaes has increased greatly. This has led to the development of new treatments and therapies for many diseases, including lung cancer, asthma and cystic fibrosis. This issue of the ERS Monograph comprehensively demonstrates the developments in respiratory medicine in recent years. It outlines the importance of epidemiology in respiratory medicine, and will prove a methodological tool that will help disease management. It should also be used as an advocacy tool for the sake of public health.

    Chapter list:
    1. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    2. Asthma and rhinitis
    3. Tuberculosis
    4. Lung cancer and pleural mesothelioma
    5. Pneumonia and other infectious diseases
    6. Interstitial lung diseases
    7. Obstructive sleep apnoea in adults
    8. The economic burden of respiratory diseases: lung cancer and oxygen treatment
    9. The economic burden of respiratory diseaes: COPD and asthma
    10. Sex, gender and respiratory health
    11. Genetic factors in asthma and COPD
    12. Early life events including transgenerational epigenetic effects on respiratory outcomes
    13. Active and passive tobacco smoking
    14. Outdoor air pollution
    15. Indoor air pollution
    16. Work-related respiratory diseases in the European Union
    17. Diet
    18. Poverty and health disparities
    19. Study design: features of non-experimental studies
    20. Questionnaires and lung function
    21. Inflammation and allergy related to bronchial hyperresponsiveness

    This issue can be accessed online at erspublications.com - online access is free to European Respiratory Society (ERS) members and can be purchased by ERS non-members. 

     



     
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