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Palliative Care in Respiratory Disease + Cystic Fibrosis

Product Code: 2018-BUND7M-26041PU
  • This bundle contains:
    1 x Palliative Care in Respiratory Disease (ERS Monograph)
    1 x Cystic Fibrosis (ERS Monograph)

    Palliative Care in Respiratory Disease
    Edited by Claudia Bausewein, David C. Currow and Miriam J. Johnson
    Palliative care aims to optimise function and to enhance quality of life for patients with serious and life-limiting illnesses. It focuses on reducing the burden of symptoms, and supporting patients and caregivers. This Monograph provides a comprehensive overview of palliative care in respiratory disease, including coverage of policy variations around the world, epidemiology of advanced respiratory disease, access to palliative care and the need for care in a range of chronic respiratory diseases from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis to lung cancer and cystic fibrosis. There are detailed sections on breathlessness, focusing on symptom definition, patient and caregiver experiences, physiological mechanisms, measurement and management; and on care for patients with advance disease who are in the terminal phases of their illness.

    Cystic Fibrosis
    Edited by Marcus A. Mall and J. Stuart Elborn
    Cystic fibrosis (CF) is one of the most common fatal hereditary diseases. The discovery of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene 25 years ago set the stage for unraveling the pathogenesis of CF lung disease, continuous refinement of symptomatic treatment and the development of mutation-specific therapies, which are now becoming available for a subgroup of patients. This ERS Monograph provides an update on all aspects of CF lung disease, from infancy to adulthood, including current concepts on disease process, improvements in early diagnosis and monitoring, therapeutic approaches, and patient care. The book highlights important recent developments and discusses the next steps that will be required for further improvement of the life expectancy and quality of life of CF patients. It will be an essential reference for basic and clinical scientists and all members of the CF team.
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