Pediatric Pulmonology

Pediatric Pulmonology

eBook - 2011
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[Publisher-supplied data] Content highlights: Foundation knowledge and know-how : anatomy and physiology; physical examination; pulmonary testing; imaging; bronchoscopy. Allergic conditions : acute bronchopulmonary aspergillosis; asthma. Anatomical disorders : congenital anomalies; chest wall and spinal deformities. Upper airway infections : croup, epiglottitis, and bacterial tracheitis. Lower airway infections : bronchiectasis; bronchiolitis; community-acquired pneumonia; complications of pneumonia; tuberculosis. Noninfectious pulmonary disorders : interstitial lung disease; bronchopulmonary dysplasia; pleural effusion; pneumothorax and pneumomediastinum; pulmonary hemorrhage; aspiration. Miscellaneous pulmonologic issues : lung transplantation; pulmonary disorders associated with obesity; functional respiratory disorders; sleep disorders. Genetic disorders : cystic fibrosis; primary ciliary dyskinesia. Lung disease associated with systemic disorders : pulmonary complications of cardiac disease; endocrine disorders; GI disorders; sickle cell disease; immunodeficiency disorders; neuromuscular disorders; cancer. Treating and managing pulmonary disease : airway clearance techniques; medication delivery; bronchodilators; antibiotics and corticosteroids; oxygen therapy; preventing and treating tobacco dependence; home monitoring; home ventilation.
Publisher: [Elk Grove Village, Ill.] :, American Academy of Pediatrics,, [2011]
ISBN: 9781581104936
Characteristics: 1 online resource (lvi, 1181 pages) : illustrations


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