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Hodson and Geddes' Cystic Fibrosis

4th Edition

Edited by Andrew Bush, Diana Bilton, Margaret Hodson

CRC Press

699 pages

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Hodson and Geddes' Cystic Fibrosis provides everything the respiratory clinician, pulmonologist or health professional treating patients needs in a single manageable volume. This international and authoritative work brings together current knowledge and has become established in previous editions as a leading reference in the field. This fourth edi

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION: WHAT IS CYSTIC FIBROSIS? Introduction: from the Discovery of the CFTR Gene in 1989 through to 2014. Epidemiology of Cystic Fibrosis. Living with Cystic Fibrosis: The Voices of Patients and Families. BASIC SCIENCE FOR THE CLINICIAN. Molecular Biology of Cystic Fibrosis: CFTR Processing and Functions and Classes of Mutations. Underlying Concepts of the Pathophysiology of Cystic Fibrosis in the Sweat Gland, GI Tract, and Lung. What Have We Learned from Animal Models? Interactions Between Infection and Inflammation in the Cystic Fibrosis Airway. CFTR and Interactions with Modifier Genes and the Environment: Genotype-Phenotype Correlations and Modifier Genes. CFTR and Interactions with Modifier Genes and the Environment: Environment. DIAGNOSTIC ASPECTS OF CYSTIC FIBROSIS. Diagnosis of the Symptomatic Patient. Screening: What Tests? Pathway of Pain: Your "Normal" Baby Has a Life-Threatening Disease. Microbiology of Cystic Fibrosis: Epidemiology of Cystic Fibrosis Pathogens and Clinical Microbiology Laboratory Methods. New Methods for Detecting and Identifying Bacteria. Infection Control. CLINICAL ASPECTS OF CYSTIC FIBROSIS. Respiratory Disease: Infectious Complications. Pulmonary Exacerbations. Respiratory Disease: Noninfectious Complications. Sleep, Lung Mechanics and Work of Breathing, Including Noninvasive Ventilation. Delivering Therapy to the Cystic Fibrosis Lung. Upper Airway Disease. Gastrointestinal Disease in Cystic Fibrosis. The Liver in Cystic Fibrosis. Insulin Deficiency and Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes. Growth and Puberty. Bone Disease. Other Cystic Fibrosis-Related Disease. Sexual and Reproductive Issues. Transplantation. Growing Old with Cystic Fibrosis. MONITORING. Quality Improvement: Using Databases to Improve Cystic Fibrosis Care. Infant and Preschool Lung Function. Role of Bronchoscopy and Bronchoalveolar Lavage in Infants with Cystic Fibrosis. Clinical and Radiological Aspects of

About the Editors

Edited by

Andrew Bush, Imperial College and Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Diana Bilton, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Margaret Hodson, Imperial College and Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED069000
MEDICAL / Pediatrics
MED079000
MEDICAL / Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine