Disorders of the Respiratory Tract for PDA

Disorders of the Respiratory Tract for PDA : Common Challenges in Primary Care

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This case-based book reviews the disorders of the respiratory tract, both upper and lower, that are routinely present in the primary care setting. The basic epidemiology, pertinent anatomy and physiology, and differential diagnosis, diagnosis, and treatment aspects of the full range of respiratory disorders are covered, including those such as allergic rhinitis, sinusitis, pediatric and adult asthma, COPD, and a host of others. An array of non-airway disorders, such as obstructive sleep apnea and GERD, that present with respiratory symptoms are also discussed. The author provides a concise, up-to-date overview of these issues, and also provides helpful suggestions on - when to refer to a specialist.show more

Product details

  • CD-ROM | 350 pages
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 1588299198
  • 9781588299192

Table of contents

Section I. The Basics. Approach to Patient with a Respiratory Disorder. Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory Tract. Pulmonary Function Testing. Section II. Disorders of the Upper Airway. Allergic Rhinitis. Non-Allergic Rhinitis. Sinusitis. Pharyngitis. Laryngitis and Hoarseness. Section III. Disorders of the Lower Airway. Croup. Pediatric Asthma. Adult Asthma. Exercise Induced Bronchospasm. Acute Cough. Chronic Cough. Chronic Obstructive Pumonary Disease (COPD). Lung Cancer. Sarcoidosis. Pneumonia. Bronchiolitis. Section IV. Non-Airway Disorders Which Present with Respiratory Symptoms. Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Obesity. Vocal Cord Dysfunction. Pulmonary Embolism. Hemoptysis. Gastroesophageal Relfux (GERD).show more