Pulmonary Manifestations of Pediatric Diseases by Nelson L. Turcios MD, Robert J. Fink MD

By Nelson L. Turcios MD, Robert J. Fink MD

Pulmonary Manifestations of Pediatric illnesses is the 1st accomplished, sensible booklet strictly keen on diagnosing and treating the total spectrum of respiration issues of non-pulmonary ailments. Pediatric pulmonologists and different professional experts current their up to date and balanced views on new ways to treatment and up to date advances on every thing from HIV/AIDS and transplantation to postoperative issues. The participants are probably the most amazing and recognizable physicians of their fields providing you with the good thing about collected perception and event. you should have every little thing you must practice a whole pulmonary session in a single convenient reference.Details the major "need-to-know" evidence for actual prognosis and treatment in the course of pulmonary consultations.Provides the newest updates on rapidly-changing themes, together with HIV/AIDS, transplantation, and postoperative pulmonary complications.Discusses present medical controversies to supply views on delicate subject matters and provides the authors' most well liked techniques each time relevant.Features balanced insurance on every one situation from a pediatric pulmonologist and different professional pediatric experts.

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21 Etiologic diagnosis of bacterial pneumonia is difficult because signs are nonspecific, coinfection with more than one organism occurs frequently, and culture of upper respiratory tract secretions or sputum may reflect colonization rather than pathogenic organisms. 1,6 A combination of a b-lactam with an aminoglycoside or a second-generation or third-generation cephalosporin alone is appropriate empiric therapy. The choice of antimicrobial agent should be modified according to culture results and susceptibility testing.

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