From life threatening to chronic connective tissue disease-associated interstitial lung disease (CTD-ILD): all you need to know
Compare and contrast acute vs chronic CTD-ILD management
Aims : To evaluate interstitial lung disease associated with connective tissue disease (CTD-ILD) as a major cause of morbidity and mortality; to describe the complex management of these diseases, based on their presentations and patterns, their uncertain disease course and their high morbidity and mortality rates; to review the management of life-threatening acute and subacute CTD/ILD, including medical and ICU management; to describe the treatment of patients with chronically progressive CTD-ILD , including the results of recent and ongoing trials and a suggested approach to management decisions; and to compare and contrast key issues on the management of acute vs. chronic CTD-ILD.
Target audience :
Adult pulmonologist/Clinician, Clinical researcher, General practitioner, Respiratory therapist, Medical Student, Nurse, Pathologist, Patient, Physician in Pulmonary Training, Physiologist, Radiologist, Respiratory critical care physician, Respiratory physiotherapist, Scientist (basic, translational)
General respiratory patient care, Imaging, Respiratory intensive care
From life threatening to chronic connective tissue disease-associated interstitial lung disease: all you need to know
S. Danoff(Baltimore, United States of America)