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Title Cystic fibrosis / edited by Marcus A. Mall and J. Stuart Elborn
Published Sheffield : European Respiratory Society, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (342 pages)
Series European Respiratory Monograph ; v. 64
European respiratory monograph.
Contents Front cover; Blank page; Title page; Blank page; Blank page; Table of contents; Blank page; Blank page; Preface; Guest Editors; Introduction; Blank page; Blank page; Chapter 1. Pathophysiology of cystic fibrosis lung disease; Chapter 2. Airway inflammation in cystic fibrosis; Chapter 3. Airway infection and the microbiome; Chapter 4. Genetic and environmental modifiers of cystic fibrosis; Chapter 5. Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis: opportunities and remaining challenges; Chapter 6. Early cystic fibrosis lung disease; Chapter 7. Imaging the lungs in cystic fibrosis
Chapter 17. Standards of care for patients with cystic fibrosisChapter 18. Using registries to improve cystic fibrosis care; Chapter 19. Transition from paediatric to adult cystic fibrosis care: a developmental framework; Chapter 20. Challenges of providing care to adults with cystic fibrosis; Chapter 21. Health-economic aspects of cystic fibrosis screening and therapy; Blank page; CME; Other titles in series; Blank; Back cover
Chapter 8. End-points and biomarkers for clinical trials in cystic fibrosisChapter 9. Correcting the basic ion transport defects in cystic fibrosis; Chapter 10. Potentiating and correcting mutant CFTR in patients with cystic fibrosis; Chapter 11. New horizons for cystic fibrosis gene and cell therapy; Chapter 12. Improving airway clearance in cystic fibrosis lung disease; Chapter 13. Antibiotic treatment of cystic fibrosis lung disease; Chapter 14. Exercise in cystic fibrosis; Chapter 15. Extrapulmonary manifestations of cystic fibrosis; Chapter 16. Lung transplantation for cystic fibrosis
Summary This ERS Monograph provides an update on all aspects of CF lung disease, from infancy to adulthood, including current concepts on disease process, improvements in early diagnosis and monitoring, therapeutic approaches, and patient care. The book highlights important recent developments and discusses the next steps that will be required for further improvement of the life expectancy and quality of life of CF patients. It will be an essential reference for all members of the CF team
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Cystic fibrosis -- Juvenile literature.
Cystic fibrosis.
Genre/Form Juvenile works.
Form Electronic book
Author Elborn, J. S.
Mall, Marcus A.
ISBN 1849840512 (electronic bk.)
9781849840514 (electronic bk.)