Kendig and Chernick's Disorders of the ... | WHSmith Books
Kendig and Chernick's Disorders of the Respiratory Tract in Children (8th Revised edition)

Kendig and Chernick's Disorders of the Respiratory Tract in Children (8th Revised edition)

By: Robert Wilmott (author)Hardback

Special OrderSpecial Order item not currently available. We'll try and order for you.


This definitive text on respiratory disease in children has been completely updated and revised for the 7th Edition. Several new chapters have been added, including information on the impact of environmental pollution on lung disease in children. Provides the most authoritative and comprehensive coverage available of basic science and clinical problems related to pediatric lung disease.Tackle the toughest challenges and improve patient outcomes with coverage of all the common and rare respiratory problems found in newborns and children worldwide. Get a solid foundation of knowledge to better understand and treat your patients through coverage of the latest basic science and its relevance to clinical problems. Get comprehensive, authoritative coverage on today's hot topics, such as interstitial lung disease, respiratory disorders in the newborn, congenital lung disease, swine flu, genetic testing for disease and the human genome, inflammatory cytokines in the lung, new radiologic techniques, diagnostic imaging of the respiratory tract, and pulmonary function tests. Learn from the experts with contributions from 100 world authorities in the fields of pediatrics, pulmonology, neurology, microbiology, cardiology, physiology, diagnostic imaging, anesthesiology, otolaryngology, allergy, and surgery. Quickly search the complete contents online and access links to PubMed at Kendig & Chernick's is the must-have definitive multimedia guide to pediatric lung disease.


Section I General Basic Considerations 1 Molecular Determinants of Lung Morphogenesis 2 Basic Genetic and Epigenetics of Childhood Lung Disease 3 Gene by Environment Interaction in Respiratory Diseases 4 The Surfactant System 5 The Structural and Physiologic Basis of Respiratory Disease 6 Biology and Assessment of Airway Inflammation 7 Lung Defenses: Intrinsic, Innate, and Adaptive Section II General Clinical Considerations 8 The History and Physical Examination 9 Bronchoscopy and Bronchoalveolar Lavage in Pediatric Patients 10 Diagnostic Imaging of the Respiratory Tract 11 Pulmonary Function Tests in Infants and Preschool Children 12 Pulmonary Function Testing in Children 13 Exercise and Lung Function in Child Health and Disease 14 Integrating Patient-Reported Outcomes into Research and Clinical Practice 15 Children Dependent on Respiratory Technology 16 Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care 17 Long-Term Consequences of Childhood Respiratory Disease 18 Drug Administration by Inhalation in Children 19 Physical Therapies in Pediatric Respiratory Disease 20 Modern Molecular Therapies for Respiratory Disease Section III Respiratory Disorders in the Newborn 21 Congenital Lung Disease 22 Respiratory Disorders in the Newborn 23 Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Section IV Infections of the Respiratory Tract 24 Microbiologic Diagnosis of Respiratory Illness: Practical Applications 25 Acute Infections That Produce Upper Airway Obstruction 26 Bronchitis 27 Bronchiolitis 28 Viral Pneumonia 29 Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia 30 Bronchiectasis and Chronic Suppurative Lung Disease Section V Infections of the Respiratory Tract Due to Specific Organisms 31 Influenza 32 Atypical Pneumonias in Children 33 Tuberculosis and Nontuberculosis Mycobacterial Disease 34 The Mycoses 35 Pertussis and Other Bordetella Infections of the Respiratory Tract 36 Toxocariasis, Hydatid Disease of the Lung, Strongyloidiasis, and Pulmonary Paragonimiasis Section VI Noninfectious Disorders of the Respiratory Tract 37 Atelectasis 38 Pulmonary Edema 39 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome 40 Lung Injury from Hydrocarbon Aspiration and Smoke Inhalation 41 Drowning 42 Tumors of the Chest 43 Chest Wall Function and Respiratory Muscle Disorders Section VII Asthma 44 The Epidemiology of Asthma 45 The Immunopathogenesis of Asthma 46 Asthma in the Preschool-Age Child 47 Wheezing in Older Children: Asthma 48 Severe Asthma 49 The Influence of Upper Airway Disease on the Lower Airway Section VIII Cystic Fibrosis 50 Genetics and Pathophysiology of Cystic Fibrosis 51 Diagnosis and Presentation of Cystic Fibrosis 52 Pulmonary Disease in Cystic Fibrosis 53 Nonpulmonary Manifestations of Cystic Fibrosis Section IV chILD 54 New Concepts in Children's Interstitial Lung Disease and Diffuse Lung Disease 55 Childhood Interstitial Lung Disease Disorders More Prevalent in Infancy 56 Lung Diseases Associated with Disruption of Pulmonary Surfactant Homeostasis 57 Pulmonary Involvement in the Systemic Inflammatory Diseases of Childhood 58 Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage in Children 59 Environmental Exposures in the Normal Host 60 Rare Childhood Lung Disorders Section X Disorders of the Immunocompromised Child 61 Primary Immunodeficiency: Chronic Granulomatous Disease and Common Variable Immunodeficiency Disorders 62 Pulmonary Disease in the Pediatric Patient with Acquired Immunodeficiency States 63 Respiratory Disorders in Pediatric HIV Infection 64 Pediatric Lung Transplantation Section XI Aerodigestive Disease 65 The Aerodigestive Model 66 Aspiration 67 Feeding, Swallowing, and Voice Disorders 68 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Children with Complex Airway Disease 69 Laryngeal and Tracheal Airway Disorders Section XII Other Diseases with a Prominent Respiratory Component 70 Air and Liquid in the Pleural Space 71 Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia 72 Childhood Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension 73 The Lung in Sickle Cell Disease 74 Lung Injury Caused by Pharmacologic Agents 75 Disorders of the Respiratory Tract Caused by Trauma 76 Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Apparent Life-Threatening Events 77 Disorders of Breathing During Sleep

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781437719840
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1168
  • ID: 9781437719840
  • ISBN10: 1437719848
  • edition: 8th Revised edition

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly