Respiratory medicine

Simon Hart, Harriet Hearn, John Cookson

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This chapter covers the main presentations of respiratory disease, breathlessness, cough, sputum production, haemoptysis, wheeze and chest pain. It shows how the diagnosis can be derived from a careful history and examination and relatively simple investigations using the knowledge of pathology and pathophysiology underlying each problem.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPractical Guide to Visualizing Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationA Self-Assessment Manual
EditorsKenneth Wong, Shernaz Walton, Simi Sudhakaran, John Cookson
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)9783031244650
ISBN (Print)9783031244643
Publication statusPublished - 25 Jul 2023


  • pleuritic pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • asthma
  • productive cough
  • stridor
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • bronchiectasis
  • cystic fibrosis
  • tuberculosis
  • pulmonary fibrosis

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