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Pediatric Pulmonology - DISCONTINUED [Paperback]

Section on Pediatric Pulmonology; Editor in chief: Michael J. Light, MD, FAAP; Co-editors: Carol Jean Blaisdell, MD, FAAP; Douglas N. Homnick, MD, MPH, FAAP; Michael S. Schechter, MD, MPH, FAAP; Miles M. Weinberger, MD, FAAP


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The AAP's authoritative and comprehensive guide the diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing management of virtually every pulmonary issue.

It includes the latest AAP findings and recommenations; assessment and testing how-tos; proven therapeutic strategies; procedures, and techniques; home care and monitoring considerations; and much more.

Powerful problem-solving features in each information-rich chapter includes illustrative case reports, key point summaries; and definitions of pulmonary-specific terms.

Nearly 300 finely detailed images complement the text.


Content highlights:

  •  Foundation knowledge and know-how - anatomy and physiology; physical examination; pulmonary testing; imaging; bronchoscopy
  • Allergic conditions - acute bronchopulmonary aspergillosis; asthma
  • Anatomical disorders - congenital anomalies; chest wall and spinal deformities
  • Upper airway infections - croup, epiglottitis, and bacterial tracheitis
  • Lower airway infections - bronchiectasis; bronchiolitis; community-acquired pneumonia; complications of pneumonia; tuberculosis
  • Noninfectious pulmonary disorders - interstitial lung disease; bronchopulmonary dysplasia; pleural effusion; pneumothorax and pneumomediastinum; pulmonary hemorrhage; aspiration
  • Miscellaneous pulmonologic issues - lung transplantation; pulmonary disorders associated with obesity; functional respiratory disorders; sleep disorders
  • Genetic disorders - cystic fibrosis; primary ciliary dyskinesia
  • Lung disease associated with systemic disorders - pulmonary complications of cardiac disease; endocrine disorders; GI disorders; sickle cell disease; immunodeficiency disorders; neuromuscular disorders; cancer
  • Treating and managing pulmonary disease - airway clearance techniques; medication delivery; bronchodilators; antibiotics and corticosteroids; oxygen therapy; preventing and treating tobacco dependence; home monitoring; home ventilation


  • ISBN-13: 978-1-58110-492-9
  • Product Code: MA0562
  • Publication Date: June 1, 2011
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 1181
  • Trim Size: 9 inches x 6 inches x 2.3 inches
  • Illustrations: 210 black & white photos and illustrations
  • Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Availability: On Backorder

Editor in Chief

Michael J. Light, MD, FAAP

Dr. Michael Light qualified as a physician at Guy's Hospital Medical School, London in 1967. He was medical director of the neonatal and pediatric ICU at the University of Hawaii, and pediatric pulmonologist at the University of California, San Diego and the University of Miami. He is presently at Ross University Medical School, Commonwealth of Dominica as medical director of Health Services.


American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine

The AAP Section on Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine (SOPPSM) aims to improve the care of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults with acute or chronic respiratory diseases by providing education about pediatric pulmonary diseases through Academy channels to the medical profession at large.

Pediatric Pulmonology - DISCONTINUED [Paperback]

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