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Author: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Asse
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: toxicants, pulmonary, controlling, identifying
Number of Pages: 78
Published: 1992-01
ISBN-10: 0160379237
ISBN-13: 9780160379239

Author: Shiriki Kukanyika
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: health, cardiovascular, pulmonary, resources, forum, disorders, national, issues, emerging, majority, minority
Number of Pages: 132
Published: 1992-06
ISBN-10: 0788172921
ISBN-13: 9780788172922

This forum focused on the four major minority groups in the U.S. -- African Americans, Hispanics, Asians/Pacific Islanders, and American Indians and Alaskan Natives. It was attended by a wide range of health professionals, including those from local, State and Federal agencies; representatives of community and voluntary groups; physicians; nurses; dietitians; health educators; and others. Included tracks on research, health care policy, and community intervention. Topics covered: lowering blood cholesterol levels in children, lowering blood pressure, CVD and pulmonary disease, CVD risk factors

Author: Michael O. Leavitt
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: thrombosis, pulmonary, embolism, vein, prevent, general, action, surgeon
Number of Pages: 49
Published: 2009-09
ISBN-10: 1437915558
ISBN-13: 9781437915556

Between 350,000 and 600,000 Americans each year contract Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism (DVT/PE), and at least 100,000 deaths are thought to be related to these diseases each year. There is great hope and optimism about prevention, diagnosis and treatment of these diseases. We have made progress in our knowledge of how to prevent, diagnose and treat DVT/PE. But, we are not applying that knowledge on a systematic basis. This Call to Action is intended to serve as a stimulus for the development of a coordinated plan to reverse the current trend and dramatically reduce the morbidity

Author: Stephen M. Ellis
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: chest, pulmonary, system, interpretation, anatomy, diagnostic, imaging, radiographic, manual
Number of Pages: 154
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 9241546778
ISBN-13: 9789241546775

The present volume in the series of WHO manuals in diagnostic imaging, the Radiographic Anatomy and Interpretation of the Chest provides an exhaustive description of radiographic normal anatomy as well as the most common pathologic changes seen in the chest, focusing specifically on pulmonary and cardiac problems. The text aims to provide an aid to the interpretation of the chest radiograph (CXR). It is not a comprehensive account of all possible chest diseases but a descriptive text to help identify the way in which chest pathology is manifest and diagnosed on CXR. The initial chapters deal w

Author: Kenneth B. Adler
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: injury, cellular, radicals, nitrogen, oxygen
Number of Pages: 142
Published: 2000-03-01
ISBN-10: 0788185381
ISBN-13: 9780788185380

Papers: characterization of inducible nitric oxide synthase expression in human airway epithelium; nitric oxide & its congeners in mitochondria; role of nitric oxide in inflammation & tissue injury during endotoxemia & hemorrhagic shock; nitric oxide & peroxynitrite production in ocular inflammation; 5 papers on pulmonary/pollutant effects; 6 papers on oxidants & signal transduction, including impact of oxidative stress on signal transduction control by phosphotyrosine phosphatases; the nature of antioxidant defense mechanisms; lipid peroxidation products & antioxidants in human disease; & lun

Author: J. S. Mackenzie
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: diseases, viral, emerging, hantaviruses
Number of Pages: 71
Published: 1999-06
ISBN-10: 0788180789
ISBN-13: 9780788180781

Articles: Genetic Diversity & Dist. of Peromyscus-Borne Hantaviruses in N. Amer.; Climatic & Environ. Patterns Assoc. with Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, 4 Corners Region, U.S.; Long-Term Studies of Hantavirus Reservoir Pop's, in the SW U.S.: Rationale, Potential, & Methods; Long-Term Hantavirus Persistence in Rodent Pop's. in Central AZ; Longitudinal Study of Sin Nombre Virus Prevalence in Rodents, SE AZ; Statistical Sensitivity for Detection of Spatial & Temporal Patterns in Rodent Pop. Densities; Natural Hist. of Sin Nombre Virus in W CO; & Long-Term Studies of Hantavirus Reservoir Pop's. i

Author: Allen Dearry
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: children, health, mold, indoor, research, environmental
Number of Pages: 134
Published: 2000-02
ISBN-10: 0788185357
ISBN-13: 9780788185359

Papers: etiology & pathogenesis of airway disease in children & adults from rural communities; investigating ambient air pollution & children's respiratory health; exposures of children to organophosphate pesticides; the environment & asthma, & pesticides & inner-city children; effects of environmental pollutants on the fetus; children's health & indoor mold exposure; fungal spores; residential fungal contamination; environmental factors in the etiology & pathogenesis of atopy; indoor fungal exposure; pulmonary hemorrhage among infants; microfungal contamination of damp buildings; indoor air p
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