Pediatric Respiratory Medicine

Pediatric Respiratory Medicine

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This user-friendly text presents current scientific information, diagnostic approaches, and management strategies for the care of children with acute and chronic respiratory diseases. A consistent chapter format enables rapid and effortless location of the most current protocols on manifestations, etiologies, triggers, approaches to treatment, complications, and preventative strategies. Includes guidance on differential diagnosis to help determine which disease or condition the patient may have. Uses extensive color-coded algorithms to facilitate quick diagnosis, management, and treatment decisions. Provides the latest scientific information and diagnostic and management strategies for the care of children with respiratory illnesses. Presents cutting-edge coverage with new information on the biology of, and the influences on, the respiratory system during childhood, as well as the diagnosis and management of both common (ie, wheezing infant, cystic fibrosis, tuberculosis) and.138 The hearing level at 14 years of age of healed ears after tympanostomy tubes is normal. ... However, many well-conducted randomized controlled trials and evidence-based Cochrane reviews have clarified most of the ... Elective surgical removal of the tonsils and adenoids was once widely performed, usually with the hope of reducing the ... the modest benefit conferred by tonsillectomy or adenotonsillectomy does not justify the inherent risks, morbidity, and cost of the operations.

Title:Pediatric Respiratory Medicine
Author:Lynn Max Taussig, Louis I. Landau
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2008


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