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Corp Author American Academy of Pediatrics. Section on Pediatric Pulmonology, author.
Title Pediatric pulmonology / author, American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Pediatric Pulmonology ; editor-in-chief, Michael J. Light ; associate editors, Carol J. Blaisdell [and others].
Imprint [Elk Grove Village, Ill.] : American Academy of Pediatrics, [2011]

Corp Author American Academy of Pediatrics. Section on Pediatric Pulmonology, author.
Subject Pediatric respiratory diseases.
Lungs -- Diseases.
Lung Diseases.
Alt Name Light, Michael J.,
Blaisdell, Carol J.,
Description 1 online resource (lvi, 1181 pages) : illustrations
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foundation -- Anatomy of the lung -- Pulmonary physiology -- Applied pulmonary physiology -- Taking the pulmonary history -- The pulmonary physical examination -- Pulmonary function testing -- Pulmonary imaging -- Bronchoscopy -- Allergic conditions -- Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis -- Hypersensitivity pneumonitis -- Eosinophilic pneumonia -- Asthma -- Anatomical disorders -- Congenital abnormalities of the upper airway -- Congenital lung anomalies -- Chest wall and spinal deformities -- Upper airway infections -- Croup, epiglottitis, and bacterial tracheitis -- Lower airway infections -- Bronchiectasis -- Bronchhiolitis -- Pneumonia -- The complications of pneumonia -- Recurrent pneumonia -- Tuberculosis -- Nontuberculous mycobacteria -- Noninfectious pulmonary disorders -- Atelectasis -- Rheumatic and granulomatous diseases -- Interstitial lung disease -- Bronchoppulmonary dysplasia -- Pleural effuusion (nonbacterial) -- Pneurmothorax and pneumomediastinum -- Pulmonary hemorrhage -- Other pulmonologic issues -- Apparent life-threatening events -- Aspiration (foreign body, food, chemical -- Lung transplantation -- Respiratory disorders associated with obesity -- Functional respiratory disorders -- Sleep-disordered breathing -- Genetic disorders -- Cystic fibrosis -- Primary ciliary dyskinesia and other genetic lung diseases -- Respiratory consideration in children with cardiac disease -- Lung disease associated with endocrine disorders -- Pulmonary complications of gastrointestinal diseases -- Pulmonary complications of sickle cell disease -- Pulmonary manifestations of oncologic disease and treatment -- Pulmonary complications of immunologic disorders -- Pulmonary complications of neuromuscular disorders -- Treating and managing pulmonary disease -- Airways clearance techniques -- Aerosol delivery of medication -- Bronchodilators -- Antibiotics for pulmonary conditions -- Nutritional aspects of pulmonary conditions -- Oxygen therapy -- Secondhand tobacco smoke exposure and active smoking -- treating tobacco dependence -- Home apnea monitoring -- Tracheostomies -- Home ventilation.
Summary [Publisher-supplied data] Content highlights: Foundation knowledge and know-how : anatomy and physiology; physical examination; pulmonary testing; imaging; bronchoscopy. Allergic conditions : acute bronchopulmonary aspergillosis; asthma. Anatomical disorders : congenital anomalies; chest wall and spinal deformities. Upper airway infections : croup, epiglottitis, and bacterial tracheitis. Lower airway infections : bronchiectasis; bronchiolitis; community-acquired pneumonia; complications of pneumonia; tuberculosis. Noninfectious pulmonary disorders : interstitial lung disease; bronchopulmonary dysplasia; pleural effusion; pneumothorax and pneumomediastinum; pulmonary hemorrhage; aspiration. Miscellaneous pulmonologic issues : lung transplantation; pulmonary disorders associated with obesity; functional respiratory disorders; sleep disorders. Genetic disorders : cystic fibrosis; primary ciliary dyskinesia. Lung disease associated with systemic disorders : pulmonary complications of cardiac disease; endocrine disorders; GI disorders; sickle cell disease; immunodeficiency disorders; neuromuscular disorders; cancer. Treating and managing pulmonary disease : airway clearance techniques; medication delivery; bronchodilators; antibiotics and corticosteroids; oxygen therapy; preventing and treating tobacco dependence; home monitoring; home ventilation.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781581104936 (electronic bk.)
1581104936 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 822978124
Additional Format Print version: American Academy of Pediatrics. Section on Pediatric Pulmonology. Pediatric pulmonology. [Elk Grove Village, Ill.] : American Academy of Pediatrics, [2011] 9781581104936 (DLC) 2010906482 (OCoLC)741332111

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