Health Reference Series: Respiratory Disorders Sourcebook

Editor: Williams, Angela L.
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $95.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $142.50
ISBN: 978-1-78785-693-6
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 37
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Respiratory Disorders Sourcebook, Fifth Edition provides updated information about the causes, triggers, and treatments of infectious and inflammatory diseases of the respiratory system, including asthma, COPD, influenza, pneumonia, and tuberculosis. It also discusses other conditions that impair a person's ability to breathe, such as cystic fibrosis, lung cancer, and traumatic lung injuries.

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