The perfect source of up-to-date, evidence-based answers, "20 Common Problems in Respiratory Disorders" gives primary care practitioners the problem-solving tools needed to diagnose and treat these frequently seen conditions. It provides comprehensive, easy-to-use help with evaluation and management of the problems you encounter 99 percent of the time, designed specifically for primary care clinicians. It provides answers that you can use in daily practice on coughs, upper and lower respiratory infections, shortness of breath, common cold, influenza, and sinusitis. It offers clear, concise, and current recommendations on testing, diagnostics, and dosing, including costs.It provides expert, well-organized coverage of common afflictions, from rhinorrhea to occupational lung diseases, allergic rhinitis to pneumonia. It includes helpful when-to-refer guidelines. It provides easy access to information on immunizations. It includes: effective care recommendations for patients with compromised immune systems; what every clinician needs to know about lung cancer, pulmonary embolisms, and chronic obstructive lung diseases; practical diagnostics and treatments for laryngitis, pharyngitis, and otitis media; and, tested guidance on assisting patients in stopping smoking. It is a primary care provider's guide to pulmonary function testing and chest imaging. The other titles in the "20 Common Problems" series include "Behavioral Health", "Dermatology", "End of Life", "Ethics", "Gastroenterology", "Geriatrics", "Pediatrics", "Preventive Health", "Primary Care", "Surgical Problems & Procedures", "Urology", and "Women's Health Care".