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Cystic Fibrosis Care

A Practical Guide

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.

Paperback, 332 Pages

Published: June 2005

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-10003-1


    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


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