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Tracheostomy Care and Complications

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Chapter 112 Tracheostomy Care and Complications Renée B. Stromsness, MD, FAAP, and Manisha Newaskar, MBBS Introduction •The most common indications for tracheostomy are anatomic upper- airway obstruction and chronic respiratory failure…

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Small-Volume Nebulizers

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Chapter 106 Small-Volume Nebulizers Ariel Berlinski, MD, FAAP Introduction •Nebulizers convert a solution or suspension into an inhalable mist with the aid of a gas source. •Many parents mistakenly refer…

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Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders

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Chapter 104 Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders Deborah M. Brooks, MD, and Lee J. Brooks, MD, FAAP Introduction •Circadian rhythm basics •Circadian rhythms are the body’s (typically) 24-hour clock, controlled by…

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Complications of Pneumonia: Postinfective Bronchiolitis Obliterans

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Chapter 65 Complications of Pneumonia: Postinfective Bronchiolitis Obliterans Paul C. Stillwell, MD, FAAP, and Deborah R. Liptzin, MD, MS, FAAP Introduction/Etiology/Epidemiology •Obliterative bronchiolitis, or bronchiolitis obliterans, is obliteration of the small…

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Spinal Deformities: Idiopathic Scoliosis and Kyphoscoliosis

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Chapter 24 Spinal Deformities: Idiopathic Scoliosis and Kyphoscoliosis Julian Allen, MD, FAAP Introduction •Scoliosis is a structural lateral and rotational deformity of the spine (Figure 24-1). •Hyperkyphosis is an excessive…

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Complications of Pneumonia: Pleural Effusions

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Chapter 62 Complications of Pneumonia: Pleural Effusions Oren Kupfer, MD, and Paul C. Stillwell, MD, FAAP Introduction/Etiology/Epidemiology •Pleural effusion is an abnormal amount of fluid in the pleural space. •Effusions…

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Respiratory Disorders Associated With Collagen Vascular Disease

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Chapter 89 Respiratory Disorders Associated With Collagen Vascular Disease Paul C. Stillwell, MD, FAAP, and Robin R. Deterding, MD Introduction/Etiology/Epidemiology •Collagen vascular diseases (CVDs), also known as connective tissue diseases…

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