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Pediatric Pulmonology

Section on Pediatric Pulmonology; Editor in chief: Michael J. Light, MD, FAAP; Co-editors: Carol Jean Blaisdell, MD, FAAP; Douglas N. Homnick, MD, MPH, FAAP; Michael S. Schechter, MD, MPH, FAAP; Miles M. Weinberger, MD, FAAP

All new resource expertly guides you through the diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing management of virtually every pulmonary issue you’re likely to encounter.

1181 pages
Item #: MA0562
ISBN 13: 978-1-58110-492-9

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You'll turn here often for the latest AAP findings and recommenations; assessment and testing how-tos; proven therapeutic strategies; procedures, and techniques; home care and monitoring considerations; and much more.


Powerful problem-solving features in each information-rich chapter include illustrative case reports, key point summaries; and definitions of pulmonary-specific terms. 


Nearly 300 finely detailed images complement the text.


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




Pediatric Pulmonology

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