Cystic Fibrosis (ORML)

Paperback | April 26, 2015

EditorAlex Horsley, Steve Cunningham, J. Alastair Innes

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Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a multi-system disorder, requiring not just respiratory expertise but also management of nutrition, and diabetes, as well psychosocial issues. This pocketbook will be a concise companion for all health care professionals in respiratory medicine, paediatrics, and primarycare who manage, or come across, patients with CF. The book will cover all aspects of care, including both paediatric and adult-specific issues and summarize up-to-date literature in a concise and focussed style. There will be an emphasis on the practical aspects of management with the effects of CF in the lung, the microbiology of pulmonary CF, and management of exacerbations covered in separate chapters. The psychosocial aspects of CF care, end of life care and lung transplantation will also be addressed,and potential future therapies reviewed. This second edition will be updated to reflect the UK CF Trust Standards of Care; include emerging organisms, eg Pandorea, and treatment guidelines and Cochrane reviews; an expanded section on physiotherapy; and a new chapter on pharmacopeia.

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Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a multi-system disorder, requiring not just respiratory expertise but also management of nutrition, and diabetes, as well psychosocial issues. This pocketbook will be a concise companion for all health care professionals in respiratory medicine, paediatrics, and primarycare who manage, or come across, patients w...

Alex Horsley, MA, MBChB, MRCP, PhD. NIHR, is Clinician Scientist at the University of Manchester and Honorary Consultant at the Manchester Adult CF Centre. Dr Horsley graduated from Cambridge and Edinburgh Universities and finished his respiratory training in Leeds and Edinburgh. He completed a PhD on lung physiology and lung clearanc...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pagesPublished:April 26, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Alex R. Horsley: Genetics and Pathophysiology2. Steve Cunningham: Diagnosis and Process of Care3. John Govan and Andrew Jones: Microbiology of CF lung disease4. N. Simmonds and E. Dhouieb: Management of stable CF lung disease5. Francis J. Gilchrist and Alex R. Horsley: Management of Respiratory Exacerbations6. J Alastair Innes: Respiratory complications and management of severe CF lung disease7. Christopher Taylor and Sally Connelly: Gastrointestinal Disease and Nutrition8. Stephen M. P. O'Riordan and Antoinette Moran: Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes9. Uta Hill and Charles Haworth: Metabolic and Musculoskeletal Effects of Cystic Fibrosis10. Alistair JA Duff and Helen Oxley: Psychological aspects of CF care11. Andrew Fisher and John Blaikley: Lung Transplantation12. Frank P. Edenborough: Fertility, contraception and pregnancy13. Jane C Davies: Future Treatments14. Katrina Cox: Pharmacy and the CF Pharmacopoeia