Cystic Fibrosis Care

1st Edition

A Practical Guide

Authors:

  • Allison Peebles
  • Gary Connett
  • Judi Maddison
  • Joan Gavin
    • Print ISBN 9780443100031

    Key Features

    • Quick access to relevant information
    • Boxes throughout the text to reinforce important messages
    • Chapters to cover every aspect of care from basic daily respiratory and gastroenterology management, the more common complications in CF, to problem solving more complex issues

    Table of Contents

    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

    Details

    No. of pages:
    332
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2005
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443100031

    About the authors

    Gary Connett

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Consultant Paediatrician, Department of Paediatrics, Southampton General Hospital

    Judi Maddison

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Clinical Nurse Specialist for Cystic Fibrosis, Child Health, Southampton General Hospital

    Joan Gavin

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Senior Paediatric Cystic Fibrosis Dietitian, Child Health, Southampton General Hospital, UK