Health Reference Series: Respiratory Disorders Sourcebook

Editor: Judd, Sandra J.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $85.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1536-0
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 21
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Provides basic consumer health information about prevention, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of respiratory disorders, along with tips for coping with chronic lung disease.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Understanding and Preventing Respiratory Problems
  • Chapter 1—How the Lungs and Respiratory System Work
  • Chapter 2—Improving Physical Activity and Lung Function
  • Chapter 3—Factors That Affect Respiratory System Function
  • Section 3.1—Genetics and Lung Cancer
  • Section 3.2—Common Asthma Triggers
  • Section 3.3—Asthma during Pregnancy
  • Section 3.4—Effects of Aging on the Respiratory System
  • Chapter 4—Toxins, Pollutants, and Respiratory Diseases
  • Section 4.1—Smoking and Respiratory Diseases
  • Section 4.2—Secondhand Smoke and Respiratory Health
  • Section 4.3—Indoor Air Pollution and Respiratory Health
  • Section 4.4—Outdoor Air Quality and Health
  • Section 4.5—Climate Change and Airway Diseases
  • Chapter 5 — Avoiding Smoke Exposure
  • Section 5.1—Smoking Cessation Tips
  • Section 5.2—Where to Get Help to Quit Smoking
  • Chapter 6 — Preventing Indoor Air Pollution
  • Section 6.1—Improving Air Quality at Home
  • Section 6.2—Indoor Air Quality in Schools
  • Section 6.3—Using a Respirator at Work
  • Section 6.4—Improving Indoor Air Quality at Work
  • Chapter 7 — Outdoor Air Pollution: Minimizing the Effects
  • Chapter 8 — Statistics on Respiratory Disorders
  • Section 8.1—Lung Cancer
  • Section 8.2-Asthma
  • Section 8.3—Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Section 8.4-Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Part II: Infectious Respiratory Disorders
  • Chapter 9 — Preventing Infectious Diseases
  • Section 9.1—Tips to Prevent Seasonal Flu
  • Section 9.2—Handwashing Prevents Infectious Diseases
  • Section 9.3—Pneumococcal Vaccination
  • Chapter 10-Colds
  • Section 10.1—Common Cold
  • Section 10.2-Bronchitis (Chest Cold)
  • Chapter 11—Influenza
  • Section 11.1—Key Facts about Seasonal Influenza
  • Section 11.2—Types of Influenza Viruses
  • Section 11.3—Avian Influenza
  • Section 11.4—Influenza Vaccination
  • Chapter 12-Pertussis
  • Chapter 13—Pneumonia
  • Chapter 14—Sinusitis (Sinus Infection)
  • Chapter 15—Streptococcal Pharyngitis (Strep Throat) and Tonsillitis
  • Section 15.1-Strep Throat
  • Section 15.2-Tonsillitis
  • Chapter 16—Tuberculosis
  • Chapter 17—Other Viral Respiratory Infections
  • Section 17.1—Adenovirus
  • Section 17.2—Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia
  • Section 17.3—Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome
  • Section 17.4—Laryngitis
  • Section 17.5—Legionella (Legionnaires’ Disease)
  • Section 17.6-Otitis Media
  • Section 17.7—Psittacosis
  • Chapter 18—Fungal Infections That Cause Respiratory Complications
  • Section 18.1—Aspergillosis
  • Section 18.2—Blastomycosis
  • Section 18.3—Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever)
  • Section 18.4—Cryptococcosis
  • Section 18.5—Histoplasmosis
  • Chapter 19—Inhalation Anthrax
  • Part III: Inflammatory Respiratory Disorders
  • Chapter 20—Asthma
  • Section 20.1—Facts about Asthma
  • Section 20.2-Allergic Asthma
  • Section 20.3—Acetaminophen Use and the Risk of Developing Asthma
  • Chapter 21—Bronchiectasis
  • Chapter 22—Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Section 22.1-What Is COPD (Emphysema/ Chronic Bronchitis)?
  • Section 22.2—Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency: Inherited COPD
  • Chapter 23—Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Chapter 24—Occupational Lung Disorders
  • Section 24.1—Asbestos Related Disease
  • Section 24.2—Mold in the Workplace
  • Section 24.3—Occupational Asthma
  • Chapter 25—Pleural Effusion and Pleurisy (Pleuritis)
  • Chapter 26—Pneumoconioses
  • Chapter 27—Sarcoidosis
  • Part IV: Other Conditions That Affect Respiration
  • Chapter 28-Cystic Fibrosis
  • Chapter 29—Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Chapter 30—Lung Cancer
  • Chapter 31—Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)
  • Chapter 32-Nasal Polyps
  • Chapter 33—Neuromuscular and Kidney Diseases That Impact Lung Function
  • Section 33.1—Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Section 33.2—Goodpasture Syndrome
  • Section 33.3—Muscular Dystrophy
  • Section 33.4—Myasthenia Gravis
  • Chapter 34—Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome (Pickwickian Syndrome)
  • Chapter 35—Pulmonary Edema
  • Chapter 36—Pulmonary Embolism
  • Chapter 37—Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Chapter 38—Traumatic Lung Disorders
  • Section 38.1—Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Section 38.2—Atelectasis
  • Section 38.3—Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax
  • Chapter 39—Respiratory Conditions in Travelers
  • Section 39.1—Respiratory Infections
  • Section 39.2—Altitude Sickness
  • Section 39.3—Scuba Diving
  • Part V: Pediatric Respiratory Disorders
  • Chapter 40—Asthma in Children
  • Chapter 41—Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Chapter 42-Croup
  • Chapter 43—Human Metapneumovirus
  • Chapter 44—Interstitial Lung Disease in Children
  • Chapter 45—Meconium Aspiration
  • Chapter 46—Respiratory Distress Syndrome of the Newborn
  • Chapter 47—Respiratory Syncytial Virus (Bronchiolitis)
  • Chapter 48—Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
  • Chapter 49—Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn
  • Part VI: Diagnosing and Treating Respiratory Disorders
  • Chapter 50—Overview of Pulmonary Function Tests and Spirometry
  • Chapter 51—Bronchoscopy
  • Chapter 52-Chest CT Scan
  • Chapter 53—Chest MRI
  • Chapter 54—Chest X-Ray
  • Chapter 55—Lung Ventilation/Perfusion Scan
  • Chapter 56—Sweat Test for Cystic Fibrosis
  • Chapter 57—Tuberculin Tests
  • Chapter 58—Other Respiratory Disorder Tests
  • Chapter 59—Medicines for Respiratory Symptoms
  • Section 59.1—Antibiotics for Respiratory Infections
  • Section 59.2—Antihistamines
  • Section 59.3—Cough and Cold Medicines for Respiratory Symptoms
  • Chapter 60—Asthma Medications: Long-Term Control and Quick-Relief
  • Chapter 61—Corticosteroids for Asthma Treatment
  • Chapter 62-Oxygen Therapy
  • Chapter 63—Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Chapter 64—Thoracentesis
  • Chapter 65—Lung Transplant
  • Chapter 66—Complementary Health Approaches for Respiratory Disorders
  • Chapter 67—Healthcare Professionals Who Treat Respiratory Disorders
  • Section 67.1—Respiratory Therapists: What Do They Do
  • Section 67.2—Working with Your Asthma Doctor
  • Part VII: Living with Chronic Respiratory Problems
  • Chapter 68—Living with Asthma
  • Chapter 69—Using Devices to Treat Asthma
  • Chapter 70—Lifestyle Modifications for Asthma Control
  • Chapter 71—Living with Dyspnea
  • Chapter 72—Caring for a Child with Asthma
  • Part VIII: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 73—Glossary of Terms Related to Respiratory Disorders
  • Chapter 74—Directory of Organizations That Help People with Respiratory Disorders