Julian L. Allen
- Pediatric PulmonologyBy AAP Section on Pediatric PulmonologyEdited by Michael J. Light, MD, FAAP, Carol Jean Blaisdell, MD, FAAP and Douglas N. Homnick, MD, MPH, FAAPBook | Published in 2011
All new resource expertly guides you through the diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing management of virtually every pulmonary issue you're likely to encounter. 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. This policy resource book from the American Acadmey of Pediatrics has problem-solving features in each information-rich chapter include illustrative case reports, key point summaries; and definitions of pulmonary-specific terms. This Pediatric Pulmonology has actual case reports, key point guidelines, detailed tables, figures with specific in-depth pulmonary data, and nearly 300 comprehensive and finely detailed images that 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.
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