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7: Diffuse parenchymal lung disease

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CHAPTER 7Diffuse parenchymal lung disease Learning objectives To understand the classification of diffuse parenchymal lung diseases (DPLD) To appreciate the aetiology and pathophysiology of DPLD To be aware of the…

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4: Common respiratory investigations

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CHAPTER 4Common respiratory investigations Learning objectives To know what investigations are required to make a diagnosis in patients presenting with respiratory symptoms and signs To understand how samples of bloods,…

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9: Lung cancer

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CHAPTER 9Lung cancer Learning objectives To understand the epidemiology and risk factors for lung cancer To appreciate the importance of prevention and early detection To recognise the symptoms and signs…

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10: Pleural disease

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CHAPTER 10Pleural disease Learning objectives To understand the composition and formation of pleural fluid To know the mechanisms of injury to the pleura To understand the aetiology, diagnosis, and management…

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8: Respiratory infections

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CHAPTER 8Respiratory infections Learning objectives To understand the common types of respiratory infections To appreciate the risk factors for developing respiratory infections To understand the aetiology and pathogenesis of community…

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14: Sleep‐related disorders

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CHAPTER 14Sleep‐related disorders Learning objectives To gain an understanding of normal sleep physiology and its impact on breathing To understand the causes of, and investigations for, excessive daytime sleepiness To…

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6: Obstructive airways disease

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CHAPTER 6Obstructive airways disease Learning objectives To understand the aetiology and epidemiology of asthma To learn about the diagnosis and differential diagnosis of asthma To understand the management of acute…

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12: Suppurative lung disease

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CHAPTER 12Suppurative lung disease Learning objectives To understand the aetiology and predisposing factors for suppurative lung diseases To understand the structure and function of cilia and the consequences of abnormally…

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