Cystic Fibrosis Care

A Practical Guide


  • Allison Peebles, MCSP
  • Gary Connett, DCH, MRCP, MD, FRCPCH, Consultant Paediatrician, Department of Paediatrics, Southampton General Hospital
  • Judi Maddison, RGN, RSCN, Clinical Nurse Specialist for Cystic Fibrosis, Child Health, Southampton General Hospital
  • Joan Gavin, BSc(Hons), SRD, Senior Paediatric Cystic Fibrosis Dietitian, Child Health, Southampton General Hospital, UK

Written by a team of experts in the field this unique book is a practical guide for the care of cystic fibrosis patients based on day-to-day experience and scientific evidence. Chapters cover every aspect of care from basic daily respiratory and gastroenterology management to the more common complications in cystic fibrosis and includes problem solving more complex issues. Covering all areas of clinical and psychosocial care for the cystic fibrosis patient, Cystic Fibrosis Care is designed to allow quick access to relevant information and is an invaluable guide for physiotherapists, GPs, paediatricians, nurses and dieticians.
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Book information

  • Published: June 2005
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-10003-1

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 – Organisation of CF Services from national levels of care to home care
CHAPTER 2 – Diagnosis
CHAPTER 3 – Respiratory Management
CHAPTER 4 – Ear, Nose and Throat
CHAPTER 5 - Physiotherapy
CHAPTER 6 – Nutritional Management
CHAPTER 7 – Gastroenterology
CHAPTER 8 – Hepatology
CHAPTER 9 – Diabetes and Glucose Intolerance
CHAPTER 10 – Arthropathy and Vasculitis
CHAPTER 11 – Growth and Pubertal Development
CHAPTER 12 – Fertility
CHAPTER 13 – Psychological Issues
CHAPTER 14 – Social Issues
CHAPTER 15 – Non transplant surgery
CHAPTER 16 – Anaesthesia
CHAPTER 17 – Genetics
CHAPTER 18 – Lung transplantation
CHAPTER 19 – Care of the Dying Patient
CHAPTER 20 – Imaging
CHAPTER 21 – Monitoring and Investigations
CHAPTER 22 – Useful organisations for families and professionals
CHAPTER 23 – Pharmacopoeia