Pediatric Pulmonology 2nd Edition


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Completely revised and updated, the second edition of this authoritative guide provides the latest information on the diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing management of pulmonary issues in children.

The book covers genetic, congenital, and allergic conditions, as well as acquired and infectious respiratory ailments. Pulmonary issues related to other systemic disorders are also covered, along with respiratory care and pediatric sleep medicine.

More than 300 finely detailed images complement the text.

New Second Edition Features

  • Expanded content on sleep medicine, including sleep development and maturation, insomnia, parasomnias, sleep-related movement disorders, and obstructive sleep apnea
  • Expanded coverage of functional respiratory disorders
  • Cystic fibrosis newborn screening and CFTR-related metabolic syndrome
  • Expanded coverage of pneumonia, including when caused by COVID-19
  • Expanded coverage of primary ciliary dyskinesia
  • Vaping and other forms of nicotine exposure

Content Highlights

  • Foundation—anatomy; physiology; physical examination; pulmonary testing; imaging; and bronchoscopy
  • Allergic Conditions—bronchopulmonary aspergillosis; hypersensitivity pneumonitis; eosinophilic pneumonia; and asthma
  • Anatomical Disorders—congenital abnormalities of the upper airway; congenital lung anomalies; and chest wall and spinal deformities
  • Upper Airway Infections—croup, epiglottitis, and bacterial tracheitis
  • Lower Airway Infections—bronchiectasis; bronchiolitis; viral pneumonia (including when caused by COVID-19); nonviral pneumonia; complications of pneumonia; recurrent pneumonia; tuberculosis; and nontuberculous mycobacteria
  • Noninfectious Pulmonary Disorders—atelectasis; respiratory disorders associated with systemic inflammatory diseases; interstitial lung disease; bronchopulmonary dysplasia; pleural effusion (noninfectious); pneumothorax and pneumomediastinum; and pulmonary hemorrhage
  • Pediatric Sleep Medicine—sleep development and maturation; obstructive sleep apnea; home sleep testing; sleep-related movement disorders; insomnia; parasomnias; narcolepsy and other disorders of excessive somnolence; sudden infant death syndrome and brief resolved unexplained events; and congenital central hypoventilation syndrome
  • Other Pulmonary Issues—acute aspiration and aspiration-related lung disease; lung transplant; asthma and other respiratory disorders associated with obesity; and functional respiratory disorders
  • Genetic Disorders—cystic fibrosis; cystic fibrosis newborn screening and CFTR-related metabolic syndrome; and primary ciliary dyskinesia and other genetic lung diseases
  • Lung Disease Associated With Systemic Disorders—respiratory considerations 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 oncological disease and treatment; pulmonary complications of immunologic disorders; and pulmonary complications of neuromuscular disorders
  • Treating and Managing Pulmonary Disease—airway clearance techniques; aerosol delivery of medication; bronchodilators; antibiotics for pulmonary conditions; nutritional aspects of pulmonary conditions; oxygen therapy; and nicotine and tobacco
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