Respiratory Disorders Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information about Infectious, Inflammatory, and Chronic Conditions Affecting the Lungs and Respiratory System, Including Pneumonia, Bronchitis, Influenza, Tuberculosis, Sarcoidosis, Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Lung Abscesses, Pulmonary Embolism, Occupational Lung Diseases, and Other Bacterial, Viral, and Fungal Infections; Along with Facts about the Structure and Function of the Lungs and Airways, Methods of Diagnosing Respiratory Disorders, and Treatment and Rehabilitation Options, a Glossary of Related Terms, and a Directory of Resources for Additional Help and Information

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Sandra J. Judd
Omnigraphics, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 665 pages
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Basic Consumer Health Information about Infectious, Inflammatory, and Chronic Conditions Affecting the Lungs and Respiratory System, Including Pneumonia, Bronchitis, Influenza, Tuberculosis, Sarcoidosis, Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Lung Abscesses, Pulmonary Embolism, Occupational Lung Diseases, and Other Bacterial, Viral, and Fungal Infections

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Contents

Chapter 1How the Respiratory System Works
3
Chapter 3Lung Disease Statistics
11
Chapter 4Air Pollution and Respiratory Disease
23
4Minimizing the Effects
44
Chapter 6Disease Prevention and Lung Health
61
Symptoms Diagnosis and Treatment
79
Chapter 8Tests to Assess Lung Function
111
Chapter 9Lung Imaging Tests
125
Chapter 19Fungal Infections
291
Chapter 20Chronic Inflammatory Lung Diseases
305
Chapter 21Occupati0nal Lung Diseases
381
Chapter 22Other Inflammatory Lung Diseases
419
Chapter 23Bronchitis
439
Chapter 25Pneumonia
445
Chapter 26Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
453
Chapter 27Alpha1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
461

Chapter 10Invasive and Surgical Diagnostic Tests
139
Chapter 11Tests for Cystic Fibrosis and Tuberculosis
155
Chapter 12Medication for the Treatment of Respiratory
163
Chapter 13Respiratory Assist Devices
175
Chapter 14Respiratory Disease Management
191
Chapter 15Surgical Treatment of Respiratory Disorders
215
Chapter 16Lung Transplantation
233
Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases of
243
Chapter 18Viral Infections
255
Chapter 29Mesothelioma
479
Chapter 30Pulm0nary Edema
485
Chapter 32Pulmonary Hypertension
499
Chapter 34Lung Disorders Affecting Infants and Young
513
Chapter 35Traumatic Lung Disorders
553
Chapter 36Lung Disorders Caused by Bioterrorism
561
Chapter 37Glossary of Terms Related to Respiratory
597
Chapter 38Res0urce List
605
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