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Essential Pediatric Pulmonology (3rd Edition)

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  • Authors: Rakesh Lodha, Sushil K Kabra
  • ISBN: 9789352703500
  • Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
  • Edition: 3rd
  • Publication Date: April 30, 2018
  • Format: Paperback – 428 pages
  • Language: English

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This new edition provides paediatricians and pulmonologists with the latest advances in the diagnosis and management of respiratory disorders in children.

Divided into nine sections, the book begins with an overview of anatomy and physiology and guidance on history taking and examination. The following sections cover different types of pulmonary disorders – infections, asthma, non-infectious diseases, congenital malformations, pleural diseases, and neoplasms. The final chapters detail intensive care and therapeutics such as airway clearance techniques, oxygen and aerosol therapy, and pharmacology.

The third edition of this comprehensive text has been fully revised and features new topics, as well as clinical photographs, diagrams and algorithms to enhance learning.

Key Features
  • A comprehensive book on respiratory diseases in children that provides evidence based diagnostic and treatment algorithms, specifically useful for paediatricians and physicians dealing with respiratory illnesses in this population subset
  • Provides a strong foundation for better understanding of pathophysiology of respiratory diseases in children
  • The book has been divided into 8 sections – respiratory tract infections, asthma, non-infectious diseases, congenital malformations, pleural diseases, neoplasms, intensive care in pulmonology, and therapeutics
  • Various sections include chapters to address all the major categories of pulmonary disease, including acute and chronic lung diseases, congenital pulmonary abnormalities, asthma, cystic fibrosis, interstitial lung disease, and many more
  • Contributions by experts in this field.
Table of Contents
  1. Section 1: General Considerations
    1. Introductory Anatomy: Respiratory System
    2. Physiology of the Respiratory System
    3. History Taking and Physical Examination
  2. Section 2: Respiratory Infections
    1. Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
    2. Acute Laryngotracheobronchitis
    3. Acute Bronchiolitis
    4. Community Acquired Pneumonia
    5. Respiratory Viruses
    6. Fungal Pneumonia
    7. Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
    8. Recurrent/Persistent Pneumonia
    9. Suppurative Lung Diseases
    10. Pulmonary Infections in Immunocompromised Children
    11. Tuberculosis
    12. Eosinophilic Lung Diseases
  3. Section 3: Asthma
    1. Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Natural History of Asthma
    2. Clinical Presentation and Diagnosis of Asthma
    3. Assessment of Airway Inflammation
    4. Acute Exacerbation of Asthma
    5. Long-term Treatment of Asthma
    6. Difficult Asthma
    7. Preschool Wheezing
    8. Asthma and Obesity
  4. Section 4: Non-infectious Diseases
    1. Cystic Fibrosis
    2. Interstitial Lung Disease
    3. Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
    4. Pediatric Sarcoidosis
    5. Pulmonary Manifestations of Rheumatological Disorders
    6. Asthma and Gastroesophageal Reflux
    7. Foreign Body Aspiration
    8. Hydrocarbon Aspiration
    9. Pulmonary Hemorrhage
    10. Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    11. Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia
    12. Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
    13. Environment and Lung Disease
    14. Central Hypoventilation Syndromes
    15. Assessment and Management of Patients with Neuromuscular Weakness
    16. Pediatric Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
    17. Pulmonary Injury due to Pharmacological Agents
    18. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
    19. Genetics and Pulmonary Diseases
  5. Section 5: Congenital Malformations
    1. Congenital Lung Malformations
  6. Section 6: Pleural Diseases
    1. Pleural Effusion
    2. Empyema Thoracis
    3. Pneumothorax
  7. Section 7: Neoplasms
    1. Neoplasms of Mediastinum and Respiratory Tract
  8. Section 8: Intensive Care in Pulmonology
    1. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
    2. Basics of Mechanical Ventilation
    3. Respiratory Home Care for Children
  9. Section 9: Therapeutics
    1. Airway Clearance Techniques
    2. Oxygen Therapy
    3. Aerosol Therapy
    4. Pharmacology of Pediatric Pulmonary Disorders
  10. Index
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