Essential Pediatric Pulmonology

by Rakesh Lodha, Kana Ram Jat, Jhuma Sankar, Sushil K Kabra

The aim of this book is to provide evidence based treatment of common respiratory illnesses in children. Respiratory illnesses in children are the common reason for visit to a pediatrician. Acute respiratory infections are leading cause of mortality and one of the leading causes of morbidity in children. With an aim to provide updated evidence based information on management of common respiratory problems this book is being published. The book has been divided into five sections. The first section is on basics and provides a brief description of history taking and common symptoms and description of common investigations. Section 2 includes details of respiratory infections, section 3 provides details of asthma, section 4 provides details of noninfectious diseases, and section 5 include some basics of intensive care in pediatric pulmonology. All the chapters are revised to include diagnostic and treatment algorithms. More tables, figures, and line diagrams have been included in the existing chapters. The “key points” provides a summary for quick reference. This new edition of book will provide the necessary information required for the management of acute and chronic respiratory diseases in children, meeting the needs of pediatricians, specialists, and pediatric residents.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Lodha Rakesh
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2. Jat Kana Ram
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
3. Sankar Jhuma
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
4. Kabra Sushil K All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
ISBN 9789352703500
Speciality Pulmonolary & Respiratory Medicine, Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18414
Edition 3/e
Publishing Year 2018
Pages 552
Book Type Professional


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