Interstitial Lung Disease in the Elderly

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPrescribing for Elderly Patients
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
Pages225-235
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9780470024287
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 Apr 2009

Keywords

  • Aetiology of interstitial lung disease
  • Assessing response to therapy
  • Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP)
  • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
  • Interstitial lung disease in elderly
  • mechanism of action-azathioprine, a purine analog
  • Methotrexate (MTX) - antimetabolite with immunosuppressive and anti-inflammatory properties
  • Sarcoidosis - multisystem granulomatous disorder of unknown aetiology manifested by non-caseating infiltration
  • Treatment of interstitial lung disease (ILD)

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