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Case Based Reviews in Pediatric Pulmonology

  • Authors: Sushil K Kabra, Kana R Jat, Rakesh Lodha, Jhuma Sankar
  • ISBN: 9789385891861
  • Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: August 1, 2017
  • Format: Paperback – 322 pages
  • Language: English

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Case Based Reviews in Pediatric Pulmonology is a comprehensive collection of reviews covering all aspects of paediatric pulmonology, from disorders of the upper respiratory tract to pulmonary diseases in the paediatric intensive care unit.

The book is divided into 46 chapters across nine sections, beginning with disorders of the upper respiratory tract, and congenital disorders of the reparatory tract such as larnygomalacia and diaphragmatic hernia. Further sections cover wheezing disorders, respiratory tract infections, suppurative and interstitial lung diseases and pleural diseases. The final two sections focus on paediatric pulmonary diseases requiring intensive care, and miscellaneous respiratory disorders.

Each chapter in Case Based Reviews in Pediatric Pulmonology begins with a case scenario and provides guidance on the assessment and appropriate treatment of the relevant disorder, followed by a key points summary.

Key Features
  • Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of pediatric pulmonology in a crisp question and answer format.
  • The book focuses on the assessment and treatment of pulmonary disorders commonly encountered in clinical practice.
  • The book has been divided into various sections covering disorders of upper respiratory tract, congenital disorders of respiratory tract, wheezing disorders in children, respiratory tract infections, interstitial lung diseases, pleural diseases, and miscellaneous respiratory disorders.
  • Each section has various chapters that begin with a case and take the how-to-do-it right approach for managing the patient.
  • Each chapter is supported by key points that summarize the discussion.
  • Written by experts with extensive research and clinical experience.
Target Audience

Pediatricians, pulmonologists, physicians, and postgraduate students involved in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory diseases.

Table of Contents
  1. Section 1: Disorders of upper respiratory tract
    1. Common cold
    2. Allergic rhinitis
    3. Sinusitis
    4. Acute tonsillopharyngitis
    5. Retropharyngeal abscess
    6. Adenoidal hypertrophy
    7. Obstructive sleep apnea
    8. Croup
    9. Acute epiglottitis
    10. Otitis media
  2. Section 2: Congenital disorders of respiratory tract
    1. Laryngomalacia, Tracheomalacia
    2. Congenital thoracic malformation
    3. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
  3. Section 3: Wheezing disorders in children
    1. Wheezing in preschool children
    2. Bronchiolitis
    3. Bronchial asthma
    4. Allergy bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
    5. Gastro-esophageal reflux
  4. Section 4: Respiratory tract infections
    1. Influenza infection
    2. Diphtheria
    3. Pertussis
    4. Community acquired pneumonia
    5. Atypical pneumonia
    6. Fungal pneumonia
    7. Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia
    8. Recurrent and persistent pneumonia
    9. Intra-thoracic tuberculosis
  5. Section 5: Suppurative lung diseases
    1. Primary ciliary dyskinesia
    2. Cystic fibrosis
    3. Non-CF bronchiectasis
    4. Lung abscess
  6. Section 6: Childhood Interstitial lung diseases
    1. Pulmonary hemorrhage
    2. Cow-milk protein allergy
    3. Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
    4. Eosinophilic lung disease
    5. Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis
    6. Interstitial lung disease
  7. Section 7: Pleural diseases
    1. Pneumothorax
    2. Pleural effusion including empyema
  8. Section 8: Pulmonary diseases in pediatric intensive care unit
    1. Pulmonary edema
    2. Acute respiratory distress syndrome
    3. Nosocomial pneumonia
  9. Section 9: Miscellaneous respiratory disorders
    1. Foreign body aspiration
    2. Hydrocarbon aspiration
    3. Tumor in lung and chest wall
    4. Pulmonary hypertension and cor-pulmonale
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