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Pediatric Respiratory Medicine / Edition 1

Pediatric Respiratory Medicine / Edition 1


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Pediatric Respiratory Medicine / Edition 1

PEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, a major reference in pediatric pulmonology, encompasses both the basic science and clinical aspects of pediatric respiratory medicine. An international group of leading experts presents the most current, innovative information on pediatric respiratory disorders. This comprehensive text covers general and therapeutic principles, applied physiology, patient assessment, respiratory insults and intensive care, respiratory disorders of infants, respiratory disorders with infectious causes, immunologic disorders, cardiopulmonary and pulmonary vascular disorders, asthma, cystic fibrosis, SIDS, and structural and mechanical abnormalities. Tables, boxed text, and illustrations complement and highlight the most important aspects of respiratory medicine for infants and children.

Includes clinical aspects of pediatric respiratory medicine coupled with corresponding basic sciences to provide reader with in-depth coverage of latest advances in basic science, diagnosis, and management of pediatric respiratory disorders. Provides extensive information not readily compiled or found in journal articles or more basic, general texts. Features over 900 clinical photos, radiographs, and line drawings to help explain concepts in the text. Includes over 160 tables and 120 boxes to summarize important data and information in a quickly accessed format. Contains knowledge and expertise from 125 contributors who are international experts in pediatric pulmonary medicine.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801674068
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 01/01/1999
Pages: 1320
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 11.10(h) x 2.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

PART ONE General 1 Epidemiology of Respiratory Disease 2 Environmental Factors in Pediatric Respiratory Disease 3 Molecular Genetics and Pediatric Respiratory Medicine 4 Developmental Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System 5 Lung Cell Biology 6 Host Defense Systems of the Lung 7 Mechanisms of Acute Lung Injury and Repair PART TWO Applied Physiology 8 Applied Clinical Respiratory Physiology 9 Exercise Physiology 10 Respiration of Infants at High Altitude 11 Breathing in Unusual Environments PART THREE Assessment 12 Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Approach to Common Problems 13 Imaging of the Respiratory System 14 Respiratory Function Testing in Infants and Other Noncooperative Subjects 15 Lung Function in Cooperative Subjects 16 Gas exchange and Acid-Base Physiology 17 Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures in Pediatric Pulmonary Patients PART FOUR Therapeutic Principles 18 Pharmacology and the Lung and Drug Therapy 19 Aerosol Therapy and Delivery Systems 20 Chest Physiotherapy 21 Assisted Ventilatory Support and Oxygen Treatment (Age Related) 22 Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 23 Lung Transplantation 24 Issues in Home Care PART FIVE Respiratory Insults and Intensive Care 25 Lung Trauma: Toxin Inhalation and ARDS 26 Respiratory Failure 27 Foreign Body Aspiration 28 Aspiration Syndromes 29 Respiratory Effect of Anesthesia and Sedation 30 Drug-Induced Pulmonary Disease PART SIX Respiratory Disorders of Neonates and Infants 31 Respiratory Disorders of the Newborn 32 Chronic Respiratory Complications of Prematurity 33 Apnea of Prematurity and Apparent Life-Threatening Events PART SEVEN Disorders With Known or Suspected Infectious Causes 34 Infections of the Upper Respiratory Tract 35 Acute, Chronic, and Wheezy Bronchitis 36 Acute Lower Respiratory Tract Infections: General Considerations 37 Viral Infections of the Lower Respiratory Tract 38 Acute Bronchiolitis and Pneumonia in Infancy Resulting from the Respiratory Syncytial Virus 39 Bacterial Pneumonia in Neonates and Older Children 40 Respiratory Infections in Immunocompromised Hosts 41 Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 42 Pertussis 43 Mycobacterial Infections 44 Mycoplasma Infections 45 Chlamydial Infections 46 Other Fungal Infections 47 Other Infectious Agents 48 Bronchiectasis and Bronchiolitis Obliterans PART EIGHT Disorders With Known or Suspected Immunologic Abnormalities 49 Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and Lymphocytic Interstitial Pneumonia 50 Eosinophilic Lung Disorders and Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis 51 Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis 52 Collagen Vascular Disorders 53 Alveolar Proteinosis 54 Hemosiderosis 55 Sarcoidosis in Childhood 56 Congenital Immunodeficiency Syndromes PART NINE Cardiopulmonary and Pulmonary Vascular Disorders 57 Fluid Balance in the Developing Lung 58 Cor Pulmonale and Pulmonary Complications of Cardiac Abnormalities 59 Primary Pulmonary Hypertension in Pediatrics 60 Pulmonary Embolism PART TEN Asthma 61 Asthma: Mechanisms of Disease in Childhood 62 Asthma: Prognosis 63 Clinical Presentation and Ongoing Clinical and Physiological Assessment of Asthma in Children 64 Asthma Treatment 65 The Role of Health Education in the Management of Asthma PART ELEVEN Cystic Fibrosis 66 Cystic Fibrosis: General Overview 67 Cystic Fibrosis: Genetics and Disease Mechanisms 68 Cystic Fibrosis: Respiratory Manifestations 69 Cystic Fibrosis: Other Clinical Manifestations 70 Cystic Fibrosis: Prognosis PART TWELVE SIDS 71 Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Apparent Life-Threatening Events PART THIRTEEN Structural and Mechanical Abnormalities 72 Congenital Malformations of the Lung and Airways 73 Sleep-Disordered Breathing 74 Neuromuscular and Chest-Wall Disorders 75 Ciliary Dysfunction 76 Abnormalities of the Pleural Space PART FOURTEEN Miscellaneous Disorders 77 Atelectasis 78 Alpha1-Antitrypsin Deficiency 79 Malignant Diseases of the Thoracic Cavity 80 Psychiatric Aspects of Respiratory Symptoms 81 Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Disorders

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