Hodson and Geddes' Cystic Fibrosis, Fourth Edition by Andrew Bush,Diana Bilton,Margaret Hodson

By Andrew Bush,Diana Bilton,Margaret Hodson

Hodson and Geddes' Cystic Fibrosis presents every thing the respiration clinician, pulmonologist or health care provider treating sufferers wishes in one conceivable quantity. This foreign and authoritative paintings brings jointly present wisdom and has turn into proven in prior variations as a number one reference within the box. This fourth variation encompasses a wealth of latest info, figures, precious movies, and a significant other book.

The easy technological know-how that underlies the disorder and its development is printed intimately and positioned right into a scientific context. Diagnostic and scientific facets are lined extensive, in addition to promising advances resembling gene cures and different novel molecular dependent remedies. sufferer tracking and the significance of multidisciplinary care also are emphasized.

This edition:

  • Features obtainable sections reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of the cystic fibrosis care team

  • Contains a bankruptcy written through sufferers and households approximately their stories with the disease

  • Includes extended insurance of scientific components, together with chapters masking sleep, lung mechanics and the paintings of respiring, top airway illness, insulin deficiency and diabetes, bone disorder, and sexual and reproductive issues

  • Discusses administration either within the health center and at home

  • Includes a brand new part on tracking and discusses using databases to enhance sufferer care

  • Covers tracking in several age teams, workout trying out and the results of scientific trials in those areas

  • Includes chapters dedicated to nursing, physiotherapy, psychology, and palliative and religious care

Throughout, the emphasis is on supplying an up to date and balanced overview of either the scientific and easy technology facets of the topic and reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of the cystic fibrosis care crew.

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