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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
Paperback
2011
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

 

Softcover.

 

Pediatric Pulmonology
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