Oxygen Therapy

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Chapter 111 Oxygen Therapy Sankaran Krishnan, MD, MPH Definitions •Hypoxemia: Decreased partial pressure of oxygen in the blood •Hypoxia: Decreased oxygen content in the tissues •Normobaric oxygen therapy: Administration of…

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Tuberculosis

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Chapter 58 Tuberculosis Carol Conrad, MD Introduction •Tuberculosis (TB) is typically caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and occasionally by Mycobacterium bovis. •The lungs are the major site of M tuberculosis infection….

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Dry-Powder Inhalers

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Chapter 108 Dry-Powder Inhalers Ariel Berlinski, MD, FAAP Introduction •Dry-powder inhalers (DPIs) are devices than can deliver medications to the lungs without the need for a suspending medium. •DPIs are mainly…

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Vasculitis-Related Respiratory Disorders

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Chapter 90 Vasculitis-Related Respiratory Disorders Paul C. Stillwell, MD, FAAP, and Robin R. Deterding, MD Introduction/Etiology/Epidemiology •Pulmonary vasculitides include a variety of systemic diseases with vessel involvement in many organ…

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Sleep Disorders: Evaluation and Prevention

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Chapter 96 Sleep Disorders: Evaluation and Prevention Emma L. Peterson, PhD, and Jocelyn H. Thomas, PhD Introduction: Typical Sleep in Pediatric Populations •Children ≥6 months of age experience 4 stages of…

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Children’s Diffuse and Interstitial Lung Disease

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Chapter 85 Children’s Diffuse and Interstitial Lung Disease Timothy J. Vece, MD Introduction/Epidemiology/Pathophysiology The Basics •Children’s diffuse and interstitial lung disease (hereafter referred to as “children’s ILD”) is a heterogeneous…

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