This book presents pulmonary outcomes of prematurity, from their emergence in infancy through to their consequences in adulthood.
Respiratory Outcomes in Preterm Infants: Sequelae from Infancy through Adulthood is an ideal reference for the multidisciplinary group that cares for these preterm infants and the adults they become, including: neonatologists, pediatric pulmonologists, pediatricians, adult pulmonologists, primary care physicians, nurses, and fellows.
Table of contents
- The Problem of the Preterm Lung: Definitions, History, Epidemiology.
- Long-Term Structural Changes in the Preterm Lung.
- The Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Diagnosis: Definitions, Utility, Limitations.
- Infection: Catalyst and Consequences of Pulmonary Morbidity.
- Why Do Preterm Infants Wheeze: Clues from the Lab.
- Why Do Preterm Infants Wheeze: Clues from Epidemiology.
- Pulmonary Hypertension.
- Airway Outcomes.
- The Adolescent and Young Adult Patient.
- Diagnostic Modalities: Pulmonary Function Testing and Imaging.
- Prevention and Treatment of Post-NICU Morbidity.
- Healthcare Utilization and Economic Impact
“The purpose is to provide a comprehensive examination of a subject not previously reviewed. … This is a worthy goal and well met by this book. The intended audience is those who care for patients with chronic lung disease as a sequela of prematurity. … The editors and the 25 contributors are known experts in the field. … Clinicians and researchers interested in an up-to-date review of this subject should read this book.” (Jay P. Goldsmith, Doody's Book Reviews, March, 2016)
Edited by: Anna Maria Hibbs and Marianne S. Muhlebach
Series: Respiratory Medicine
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Publication date: 7 Feb 2017
Edition: 1st ed. 2017
Product dimensions: 160 x 244 x 20 mm