Cystic Fibrosis: A Guide for Patient and Family / Edition 3

Cystic Fibrosis: A Guide for Patient and Family / Edition 3

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by David M. Orenstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781741521

ISBN-13: 9780781741521

Pub. Date: 11/28/2003

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This resource explains the mechanisms and the science behind the disease process, outlines the fundamentals of diagnosis and screening, and addresses the challenges of treatment for those living with cystic fibrosis. Seventeen chapters by doctors, nurses, and other scientists discuss topics like the respiratory system, the gastrointestinal tract, nutrition,

Overview

This resource explains the mechanisms and the science behind the disease process, outlines the fundamentals of diagnosis and screening, and addresses the challenges of treatment for those living with cystic fibrosis. Seventeen chapters by doctors, nurses, and other scientists discuss topics like the respiratory system, the gastrointestinal tract, nutrition, hospitalization, transplantation, daily life, exercise, genetics, the disease at various life stages, and research and future treatments. Appendices include a glossary of terms, a guide to medications, instructions for airway clearance, suggested high calorie recipes, a history of cystic fibrosis, and a directory. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781741521
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
8.68(w) x 10.32(h) x 1.17(d)

Table of Contents

 Contributing Authors v
Preface vii
Acknowledgments ix
Introduction xiii
1 The Basic Defect 1
Daniel J. Weiner, Raymond A. Frizzell, and David M. Orenstein
2 Making the Diagnosis 13
Jonathan E. Spahr, David M. Orenstein, and Daniel J. Weiner
3 The Respiratory System 21
Daniel J. Weiner and David M. Orenstein
4 The Gastrointestinal Tract 83
Douglas S. Lindblad, Daniel J. Weiner, and David M. Orenstein
5 Other Systems 103
Daniel J. Weiner and David M. Orenstein
6 Nutrition 113
Judith A. Fulton, Iris Yann, Daniel J. Weiner, and David M. Orenstein
7 Hospitalization and Other Special Treatments 135
Jonathan E. Spahr, David M. Orenstein, Daniel J. Weiner,
and Louise T. Bauer
8 Transplantation 153
Geoffrey Kurland, Jonathan E. Spahr, Daniel J. Weiner,
and David M. Orenstein
9 Daily Life 195
Jonathan E. Spahr, David M. Orenstein, and Daniel J. Weiner
10 Exercise 205
David M. Orenstein and Daniel J. Weiner
11 Genetics 221
Barbara Karczeski, Garry R. Cutting, and David M. Orenstein
12 The Family 235
David M. Orenstein and Daniel J. Weiner
13 The Teenage Years 245
Jonathan E. Spahr, David M. Orenstein, and Daniel J. Weiner
14 Cystic Fibrosis and Adulthood 265
Joseph M. Piliewski, David M. Orenstein, Jonathan E. Spahr,
and Daniel J. Weiner
15 Death and Cystic Fibrosis 287
Elisabeth P. Dellon and David M. Orenstein
16 Research and Future Treatments 295
Christopher Penland, David M. Orenstein, and Daniel J. Weiner
17 The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 311
Robert J. Beall

A P P E N D I C E S
A Glossary of Terms 319
B Medications 325
C Airway Clearance Techniques 363
D Some High Calorie Recipes 375
E The History of Cystic Fibrosis 385
F Bibliography and Resources 387
G Cystic Fibrosis Care Centers in the United States 391
H Cystic Fibrosis Care Centers Worldwide 411
Index 445

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Cystic Fibrosis: A Guide for Patient and Family 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
wcmomx4 More than 1 year ago
My daughter was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis five years ago. I was given the previous version of this book by another CF doctor. It has become my go to book for anything and everything that I need to know about CF. We now have the added bonus of having Dr. Orenstein as our Pediatric Pulmonologist. To say he is an outstanding doctor or person is an understatement. He genuinely cares about his CF patients and the work he does. His knowledge of CF and CF Care is unmatchable.

We love this book and we love Dr. O.
Guest More than 1 year ago
great guide to understand CF
Guest More than 1 year ago
The latest edtion of Dr. Orenstein's excellent handbook which guides individuals through the ever-changing world of Cystic Fibrosis. This is the number one resource for parents of a child who has been diagnosed with cf. Written by one of the best pediatric pulmonologists specializing in cystic fibrosis, in a lively, upbeat manner, this work gives hope as well as a wealth of information to individuals affected by this disorder. This book is written with ease of use in mind. A handy reference and a good read for anyone interested in this condition. Whether you are the parent of a newly-diagnosed child, the person with cf, or the professional looking for the best up-to-date source of medical information about cystic fibrosis available from a single text, you won't be disappointed with this book.