Principles of Respiratory Medicine

Principles of Respiratory Medicine is a book by Dr. Zarir Udwadia which is recently published by Oxford International Press.


This is the first international textbook of respiratory medicine that gives an Indian perspective of common respiratory problems.

Special Mentions

A) Dr Udwadia feature in the New York Times –click to read
B) The 1st Indian patient to successfully undergo a lung transplant was a patient of Dr Z F Udwadia’s.
C) Involved in the Impulsis study (NEJM 2014) of the 1st novel ILD / IPF drug NINTEDANIB (one of only 3 Indian sites chosen). This drug reduced the decline in FVC by approximately 50% in patients on NINTEDANIB compared to placebo.
D) Dr Udwadia’s work featured in Time Magazine’s cover story for March. – Click to read
E) The only Indian doctor to be invited by WHO, Geneva to be part of a core task force to formulate new TB treatment guidelines.
F) Dr Zarir Udwadia and team are the first to describe Totally Drug Resistant TB (TDR-TB) from India.
G) His work was featured in a documentary in Al Jazeera  – Click to read
H) The only Indian doctor named amongst India’s top strategists. – Click to read

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