Kendig's disorders of the respiratory tract in children /
[edited by] Victor Chernick, Thomas F. Boat ; consulting editor, Edwin L. Kendig, Jr.
6th ed.
Philadelphia : Saunders, c1998.
xxi, 1213 p. : ill.
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Philadelphia : Saunders, c1998.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Main Description
This definitive text on respiratory disease in children has been completely updated and revised for the 6th Edition. Seven new chapters have been added, as has a new section on disorders of the pleura. Provides the most authoritative and comprehensive coverage available of basic science and clinical problems related to pediatric lung disease.
Main Description
The sixth edition continues to be the most comprehensive text on pediatric pulmonology available today. Extensively revised and updated, it explores the basic aspects of physiology, lung development and developmental biochemistry as well as the managementof those clinical disorders that affect children. Readers will find answers to almost any question pertaining to childhood lung disorders in the New Edition. Reviews of the 5th Edition: "The comprehensive reference in this field...For most practitioners, this is all the reference they will ever need, and more." --Chest "The 'bible' of pulmonary textbooks on respiratory disorders in children...Superbly written." --Mayo Clinic Proceedings
Table of Contents
General Considerations
Lung Development: Cellular and Molecular
Developmental Physiology of the Respiratory System
The Functional Basis of Respiratory Pathology
Metabolic and Endocrine Functions of the Lung
The History and Physical Examination
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures
Diagnostic Imaging of the Respiratory Tract
Pulmonary Function Tests in Infants
Pulmonary Function Testing in Children
Pulmonary Function Assessment in the Laboratory During Exercise
Host Defense Mechanism
Acute Respiratory Failure
Respiratory Disorders in the Newborn
Congenital Anomalies of the Lower Respiratory Tract
Respiratory Disorders in the Newborn
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Disorders of the Pleura
Air and Liquid in the Pleural Space
Infections of the Respiratory Tract
Approach to Diagnosis of Pulmonary Infection in the Immunocompromised Host
Antimicrobial Therapy
Acute Infections Producing Upper Airway Obstruction
Bacterial Pneumonias
Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonitis
Diagnosis of Viral Respiratory Illness
Viral Pneumonia
Infections of the Respiratory Tract Due to Mycoplasma Pneumoniae
Lung Abscess
Noninfectious Diseases of the Respiratory Tract
Lung Injury from Hydrocarbon Aspiration and Smoke Inhalation
Drowningand Near Drowning
GI Reflux and Aspiration Syndrome
Foreign Body Aspiration
Interstitial Lung Disease
Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis
Pulmonary Alveolar Microlithiasis
Pulmonary Hemosiderosis, Diffuse Pulmonary Hemorrhage and Hemoptysis
ARDS in the Pediatric Patient
Pulmonary Edema
Alpha1-Antitrypsin Deficiency and Emphysema
Hypersensitivity and Eosinophilic Pulmonary Diseases
Tumors of the Chest
Chest Wall Diseases and Dysfunction
Other Diseases with a Prominent Respiratory Component
Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia
Cor Pulmonale
Cystic Fibrosis
Atypical Mycobacteria Disease
The Mycoses Other Than Histoplasmosis
Chlamydial Infections
Psittacosis (Ornithosis)
Q Fever
Varicella Pneumonia
Measles and Giant Cell Pneumonia
Salmonella Pneumonia
Legionnaire's Disease and Other Related Pneumonias
Visceral Larva Migrans
Hydatid Disease of the Lung (Pulmonary Hydatidosis)
Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
Pulmonary Involvement in the Rheumatic Disorders of Childhood
Familial Dysautonomia
Chronic Granulomatous Disease of Childhood
The Lungs in Sickle Cell Disease
Lung Injury Caused By Pharmacologic Agents
Disorders of the Respiratory Tract Due to Trauma
Pulmonary Disorders in Pediatric Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
Disorders of Breathing During Sleep
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