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Cystic Fibrosis

  • ID: 2221550
  • Book
  • 176 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Until recently few suffers of cystic fibrosis have survived past childhood: now they have hope for their future.

In the face of major developments, this book brings together leading research material to provide a concise, informative, and up–to–date text. With contributions from renowned specialists worldwide, it explains the new major findings on genetic origins of the disease together with implementation of treatment. Particular emphasis is placed on tropical, ethical, and psychosocial issues.
Contents include:

Clinical management

Genetic disorders and developments

Lung injury and transplantation

Infection

Nutrition

This is an invaluable text for respiratory and primary physicians, paediatricians, and all medical professionals seeking knowledge of this dynamic subject.
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Preface (Dennis Shale).

Management in children (E. Joan Hiller).

Management in adults (Dennis Shale).

Experimental work in mice (Julia R. Dorin and David J. Porteous).

The cystic fibrosis gene (Alan W. Cuthbert).

Lung injury (Dennis Shale and J. Stuart Elborn).

Infection (Niels Hoiby and Christian Koch).

Gastrointestinal and nutritional aspects (Hinda Kopelman).

Transplantation (J. Dark and P. Corris).

Social and psychological perspectives (S. Wynn–Knight).

Index

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Dennis J. Shale
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