6 edition of Respiratory Disease found in the catalog.
January 15, 1998
by F. A. Davis Company
Written in English
|Contributions||Robert L. Wilkins (Editor), James R. Dexter (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||513|
Disorders of the Respiratory Tract in Children outlines the congenital abnormalities and diseases that affect the respiratory health of children. A thorough understanding of the structure, function, and development of the normal lung is essential for both understanding the pathophysiologic mechanisms underpinning these disorders and how they. Lung diseases are one of the leading causes of death in the world as the lungs are susceptible to various infections and diseases. Types of Lung Diseases. Some of the infections are mentioned below. Asthma. It is a chronic disease of the airways that makes breathing difficult.
Both diseases of adults and pediatric lung diseases are presented. The book will serve as an excellent guide to the diagnosis of these diseases, but in addition it explains the disease mechanisms and etiology. Genetics and molecular biology are also discussed whenever necessary for a full understanding. Browse book content. About the book. Search in this book. Search in this book. Browse content THE IMPORTANCE OF ITS LACK OF UNIFORMITY IN DISEASE. Book chapter Full text access. 5 - VENTILATION OF THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM: THE IMPORTANCE OF ITS LACK OF UNIFORMITY IN DISEASE. Pages Select 6 - GAS EXCHANGE BETWEEN AIR AND BLOOD.
Respiratory diseases, or lung diseases, are pathological conditions affecting the organs and tissues that make gas exchange difficult in air-breathing animals. They include conditions of the respiratory tract including the trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, pleurae, pleural cavity, and the nerves and muscles of atory diseases range from mild and self-limiting, such as Specialty: Pulmonology. Respiratory failure is a clinical condition that happens when the respiratory system fails to maintain its main function, which is gas exchange, in which PaO2 lower than 60 mmHg and/or PaCO2 higher than 50 mmHg. Respiratory failure is classified according to blood gases abnormalities into type 1 and type 2.
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Respiratory Disease book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Each chapter covers etiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, and /5(22). Respiratory Disease: A Case Study Approach to Patient Care 3rd Edition by James R Dexter MD Facp Fccp (Author), Robert L Wilkins PhD Rrt Faarc (Author), Philip M Gold MD Facp Fccp (Author) & 0 more/5(14).
Respiratory Disease and Infection Advertisement Respiratory disease is a medical term that encompasses pathological conditions affecting the organs and tissues that make gas exchange possible in higher organisms, and includes conditions of the upper respiratory tract, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, pleura and pleural cavity, and the nerves and muscles of breathing.
A more advanced knowledge of chronic respiratory diseases, such as pulmonary hypertension, is presented and focuses on those aspects of each disorder which are relevant to the practice of disease management, such as epidemiology, clinical considerations, and patient education as well as : Paperback.
/ Medical Books /. Respiratory disease is a medical term that encompasses pathological conditions affecting the organs and tissues that make gas exchange possible in higher organisms, and includes conditions of the Respiratory Disease book respiratory tract, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, pleura and pleural cavity, and the nerves and muscles of breathing.
Respiratory diseases can arise from a number of causes, including inhalation of toxic agents, accidents, and harmful lifestyles, such as smoking.
Infections, genetic factors, and anything else that affects lung development, either directly or indirectly, can cause respiratory symptoms. DLCO may be severely reduced in some disorders, such as interstitial lung disease (for example, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, asbestosis, and sarcoidosis) and COPD (particularly emphysema), even when the results of spirometry are not significantly reduced.
More than half of all the deaths from lung disease in Europe, and at least one-quarter of all respiratory hospital admissions, are due to diseases caused by smoking.
read more (The burden of lung disease) Occupational risk factors. A detailed history is key when assessing a worker’s occupational exposure risk and establishing a diagnosis. The. Goal. Promote respiratory health through better prevention, detection, treatment, and education efforts.
Overview. Asthma 1 and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) 2 are significant public health burdens. Specific methods of detection, intervention, and treatment exist that may reduce this burden and promote health. 3, 4, 5 Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways. Other respiratory diseases >50 million 38–44 Sleep apnea syndrome – > million 45–48 Table 4 Estimates of the prevalence of preventable chronic respiratory diseases Males Females Argentina % % Guinea % % Morocco (1st survey) % %.
Adult respiratory diseases in the developing world are a major burden in terms of morbidity and mortality and, particularly as related to chronic respiratory disease, are of increasing concern (Murray and Lopez ). For many years, the leading cause of adult respiratory disease mortality has been tuberculosis, which still kills far more people than it should, given the increased efficacy of Cited by: 8.
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people die prematurely from chronic respiratory disease . Infants and young children are particularly susceptible. Nine million children under 5 years of age die annually and lung diseases are the most common causes of these deaths.
Pneumonia is the world’s leading killer of young children . This textbook is a clinical resource for the management of dogs and cats with respiratory tract disease.
The only book of its kind on the subject, it is an essential resource for students and clinicians specializing in this area of treatment of dogs and cats. Vaccines are available to prevent a number of respiratory diseases, including influenza, S.
pneumoniae infection, H. influenzae type B infection (in young children), pertussis, diphtheria, varicella, and measles. Unless contraindicated, travelers should be vaccinated against influenza and be up-to-date on other routine immunizations.
Preventing. Get a deeper understanding of respiratory disease with Clinical Manifestations and Assessment of Respiratory Disease, 7th Edition. This popular, full-color text provides all the necessary tools you need to learn how to gather clinical data, formulate assessments, make objective evaluations, identify desired outcomes, design a safe and effective treatment plan, and document all the steps involved.
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This book summarises recent advances in paediatric pulmonology. The scholarly contributions of the distinguished contributors represent a careful and comprehensive synthesis of current knowledge in pathogenesis, diagnosis and by: The book Respiratory Diseases brings practical aspects of pulmonary diseases.
It contains the result of years of experience through expert clinicians in this field from different scientific centers. The respiratory diseases are discussed according to epidemiology, pathology, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis.Byssinosis is an occupational lung disease that primarily affects workers in cotton processing, hemp or flax industries.
Other names for byssinosis include Monday fever, brown lung disease, mill fever or cotton workers' lung. Byssinosis causes an asthma-like breathing difficulty, usually at the beginning of the workweek and improves as the.