6 edition of Respiratory diseases and disorders sourcebook found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Allan R. Cook and Peter D. Dresser.|
|Series||Health reference series ;, v. 6|
|Contributions||Cook, Allan R., Dresser, Peter D.|
|LC Classifications||RC731 .R468 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 771 p. :|
|Number of Pages||771|
|LC Control Number||95019214|
The Health Reference Series at STCC includes titles on a variety of specific health topics. In addition to those listed below, other books in the series include AIDS, blood and circulatory disorders, brain disorders, respiratory disorders, sleep disorders, stroke, sports injuries and many other medical disorders. Respiratory Disorders Sourcebook by Jones, Keith (Edt) "Provides basic consumer health information about prevention, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of respiratory disorders, along with tips for coping with chronic lung disease.
Main sections cover approaches to problems, diagnosis, pulmonary function testing, non-specific management of disease, and specific disorders of the respiratory tract. Key Features The author is a recognized expert in respiratory medicine in small animals, joined by 60 of the top people in this field. The book provides information on aging-associated diseases and medical conditions such as cardiovascular disorders, eye disorders, instability, mental disorders, musculoskeletal disorders, neurodegenerative disorders, respiratory disorders, and more. It also offers tips on using medicines safely and improving the quality of life.
xxvi, A69, pages The Control of Communicable Diseases Manual is the most widely recognized sourcebook on infectious diseases. The 19h edition addresses concerns about the impact of communicable diseases around the globe as communicable diseases, new and unknown, continue to thrive, kill, maim and surprise the masses. Respiratory Disease and Infection. Respiratory disease is a medical term that encompasses pathological conditions affecting the organs and tissues that make gas exchange possible in higher organisms, and includes conditions of the upper respiratory tract, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, pleura and pleural cavity, and the nerves and muscles of breathing.
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The Sourcebook digs into the details of specific respiratory problems, their detection and treatment, and ways to control symptoms and discomfort. Covered are asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the common cold and influenza, cystic fibrosis, breathing disorders during sleep, SIDS, and much more.
The causes are diverse, ranging from anxiety to specific diseases of the brain, heart, lungs, and nasal and throat passages. The Breathing Disorders Sourcebook is an extensive guide to the causes, symptoms, and treatments for different types of breathing disorders.
It explores the normal mechanisms involved in the act of breathing as well as /5(4). Respiratory Diseases and Disorders Sourcebook Basic Information About Respiratory Diseases and Disorders Including Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, Pneumonia, the Common Cold, Influenza, and Others, Featuring Facts About the Respiratory System, Statistical and Demographic Data, Treatments, Self-help Management Suggestions, and Current Research Initiatives (Book): If the respiratory systems fails.
Lung diseases are some of the most common medical conditions in the world. Tens of millions of people have lung disease in the U.S. alone. Smoking, infections, and genes cause most lung diseases.
Respiratory Disorders Sourcebook 3rd Edition PDF Free Download E-BOOK DESCRIPTION This print and online resource provides consumer health information about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and disorders of the respiratory system.
It is a type of interstitial lung disease, the umbrella term for more than disorders that cause progressive and usually irreversible scarring, or fibrosis, of the lungs. Parents and caregivers can find non-technical information about some of the most commonly encountered childhood infectious diseases and inflammatory diseases, including asthma, influenza, bronchitis, ear infections, sore throats, urinary tract infections, and hernias.
Short articles from government and private documents discuss body systems such as. Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is an umbrella term used for a large group of diseases that cause scarring (fibrosis) of the lungs. The scarring causes stiffness in the lungs which makes it difficult to breathe and get oxygen to the bloodstream.
Health Reference Series: Respiratory Disorders Sourcebook Health Reference Series: Respiratory Disorders Sourcebook. Editor: Judd, Sandra J. Publication Year: Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc. ISBN: Category: Health & Medicine - Health Image Count: 21 Book Status: Pending Predicted Release Month: Table of Contents.
Get this from a library. Respiratory diseases and disorders sourcebook: basic information about respiratory diseases and disorders including asthma, cystic fibrosis, pneumonia, the common cold, influenza, and others, featuring facts about the respiratory system, statistical and demographic data, treatments, self-help management suggestions, and current research initiatives.
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Rakib. Read Genes and. Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Jones, Keith. Respiratory Disorders Sourcebook, 4th. Detroit: Omnigraphics, © The term lung disease refers to many disorders affecting the lungs, such as asthma, COPD, infections like influenza, pneumonia and tuberculosis, lung cancer, and many other breathing problems.
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Ob/Gynae Oncology Ophthalmology Orthopedics Pathology. The symptoms of lung disease are relatively few. Cough is a particularly important sign of all diseases that affect any part of the bronchial tree.
A cough productive of sputum is the most important manifestation of inflammatory or malignant diseases of the major airways, of which bronchitis is a common example. In severe bronchitis the mucous glands lining the bronchi enlarge greatly, and.
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. Respiratory Disease book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Each chapter covers etiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, and /5(22).
It affects men, women, children, smokers, non-smokers and individuals who have never smoked. If lung disease is taking your breath, you do not have to deal with it alone. The Lung Association is here to help. Here is a list of breathing disorders with information on symptoms, causes, treatment and disease.
Respiratory diseases, or lung diseases, are pathological conditions affecting the organs and tissues that make gas exchange difficult in air-breathing animals.
They include conditions of the respiratory tract including the trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, pleurae, pleural cavity, and the nerves and muscles of atory diseases range from mild and self-limiting, such as. respiratory disorders whose burden is great but less well quantifi ed.
• More than million people suffer from sleep-disordered breathing . • Millions live with pulmonary hypertension . • More than 50 million people struggle with occupational lung diseases. Respiratory diseases account for more than.
Respiratory disease is a common and significant cause of illness and death around the world. Respiratory diseases (including lung cancer) are responsible for over 10% of hospitalizations and over 16% of deaths in Canada. A study found that inthere were approximately million emergency department visits for respiratory disorders in the.CHRONIC RESPIRATORY DISEASES Occupational lung diseases.
Sleep apnea syndrome. Pulmonary hypertension. Respiratory symptoms are among the major causes of consultation at primary health care centres. Surveys in nine countries, in 76 primary health care facilities, among which 54 (%) involved medical ofﬁ cers and 22 (%) nurses only.Goal.
Promote respiratory health through better prevention, detection, treatment, and education efforts. Overview. Asthma 1 and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) 2 are significant public health burdens. Specific methods of detection, intervention, and treatment exist that may reduce this burden and promote health.
3, 4, 5 Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways.