PEDIATRICS

Oximetry and Capnography

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Chapter 9 Oximetry and Capnography Sankaran Krishnan, MD, MPH   Pulse Oximetry First described in the 1940s, pulse oximetry is now considered the “fifth vital sign” and has evolved to…

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Recurrent Croup and Bronchitis

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Chapter 42 Recurrent Croup and Bronchitis John Welter, MD Recurrent Croup Introduction/Etiology/Epidemiology •Croup is a viral illness that causes inflammation of the upper airway, which leads to upper-airway obstruction that manifests…

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Asthma Guidelines: Management of Chronic Asthma

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Chapter 32 Asthma Guidelines: Management of Chronic Asthma James W. Stout, MD, MPH, FAAP Introduction •Once the diagnosis of asthma is established, the foundations of chronic asthma care are an initial…

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