Essential Pediatric Pulmonology

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

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. The aim of this book is to provide evidence-based treatment of common respiratory illnesses in children. This book is comprised of 10 sections that focus on general considerations, investigations in pulmonology, respiratory infections, asthma, noninfectious diseases, congenital malformations, pleural diseases, neoplasms, intensive care in pulmonology, and therapeutics, which are further divided into 58 chapters. In this fourth edition, All the chapters have been revised, new information on all the aspects has been incorporated by experts in the field. Contributing authors have revised the chapters to include recent advances. More tables, figures, algorithms, and recent references for further reading have been added. New chapters on COVID-19, whole lung lavage, airway malacias, lung complications in children with congenital heart diseases have been added. Chapters on imaging, airway clearance, techniques and tuberculosis have been extensively updated. The book will be of immense help to postgraduate students, physicians, pediatricians, and specialist pediatric pulmonologists managing children with acute and chronic respiratory problems.

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Book Detail

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 9789354656156
Speciality Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18864
Edition 4/e
Publishing Year 2023
Pages 656
Book Type Professional


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