Key Features

  • Emphasizes assessment and stabilization of the conditions most often encountered in practice.
  • Examines differential diagnosis, lab values/radiologic studies, treatment/therapy options, and when to refer to a specialist through abundant tables.
  • Organizes topics to address all of the major categories of pulmonary disease, including chronic lung disease, congenital pulmonary abnormalities, asthma, cystic fibrosis, interstitial lung disease, and more
  • Features contributions from experts at top pediatric institutions.
  • Provides key references within each chapter.

Table of Contents

1. Assessment and Approach to Common Problems

2. Noisy Breathing in Infants and Young Children

3. Congenital Pulmonary Abnormalities/Disordered Growth of the Lung

4. Brochopulmonary Dysplasis (Chronic Lung Disease of Infancy)

5. Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children

6. Asthma

7. Cystic Fibrosis

8. Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (Immotile Cilia Syndrome-Kartagener Syndrome)

9. Pulmonary Complications of Immunologic Disorders

10. Pneumonia and acterial Pulmonary Infections

11. Tuberculosis

12. Intestitial Lung Diseases

13. Pulmonary Complications of Neuromuscular Disease

14. Respiratory Failure in Children

15. Viral Respiratory Disease

Details

No. of pages:
256
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323076371
Print ISBN:
9780323019095

About the author

Howard Panitch

Affiliations and Expertise

Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA