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eBook Respiratory Disorders Sourcebook, 5th Edition

  • Angela Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 0780817249
  • ISBN-13: 9780780817241
  • DDC: 616.2
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released October 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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Overview

Provides basic consumer health information about prevention, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of respiratory disorders, along with tips for coping with chronic lung disease. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.<\P>

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
1: Understanding and Preventing Respiratory Problems.
2: How the Lungs and Respiratory System Work.
3: Improving Physical Activity and Lung Function.
4: Factors That Affect Respiratory System Function.
5: Toxins, Pollutants, and Respiratory Diseases.
6: Avoiding Smoke Exposure.
7: Preventing Indoor Air Pollution.
8: Outdoor Air Pollution: Minimizing the Effects.
9: Statistics on Respiratory Disorders.
10: Research on Respiratory Disorders.
11: Infectious Respiratory Disorders.
12: Preventing Infectious Diseases.
13: Colds.
14: Influenza.
15: Otitis Media.
16: Pertussis.
17: Pneumonia.
18: Sinusitis.
19: Streptococcal Pharyngitis (Strep Throat) and Tonsillitis.
20: Tuberculosis.
21: Other Viral Respiratory Infections.
22: Fungal Infections That Cause Respiratory Complications.
23: Inhalation Anthrax.
24: Inflammatory Respiratory Disorders.
25: Asthma.
26: Bronchiectasis.
27: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
28: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.
29: Interstitial Lung Disease.
30: Occupational Lung Disorders.
31: Pleurisy and Other Pleural Disorders.
32: Sarcoidosis.
33: Other Conditions That Affect Respiration.
34: Pulmonary Edema.
35: Pulmonary Embolism.
36: Pulmonary Hypertension.
37: Cystic Fibrosis.
38: Traumatic Lung Disorders.
39: Lung Cancer.
40: Hypoventilation Syndrome.
41: Lymphangioleiomyomatosis.
42: Neuromuscular and Kidney Diseases That Impact Lung Function.
43: Pediatric Respiratory Disorders.
44: Asthma in Children.
45: Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia.
46: Childhood Interstitial Lung Disease.
47: Croup.
48: Human Metapneumovirus.
49: Pulmonary Sequestration.
50: Respiratory Distress Syndrome of the Newborn.
51: Respiratory Syncytial Virus.
52: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
53: Diagnosing and Treating Respiratory Disorders.
54: Working with Your Doctor.
55: Overview of Pulmonary Function Tests and Spirometry.
56: Blood Gases Test.
57: Bronchoscopy.
58: Chest Scans and X-Rays.
59: Sweat Test for Cystic Fibrosis.
60: Thoracentesis.
61: Tuberculin Tests.
62: Other Respiratory Disorder Tests.
63: Medicines for Respiratory Symptoms.
64: Asthma Medications: Overview of Long-Term Control and Quick-Relief Medications.
65: Corticosteroids for Asthma Treatment.
66: Oxygen Therapy.
67: Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
68: Lung Transplant Surgery.
69: Living with Chronic Respiratory Problems.
70: Living with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.
71: Living with Asthma.
72: Living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
73: Living with Cystic Fibrosis.
74: Living with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.
75: Living with Sarcoidosis.
76: Additional Help and Information.
77: Glossary of Terms Related to Respiratory Disorders.
78: Directory of Organizations That Help People with Respiratory Disorders.
Index.