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Title Respiratory outcomes in preterm infants : from infancy through adulthood / Anna Maria Hibbs, Marianne S. Muhlebach, editors.
Imprint Cham, Switzerland : Humana Press imprint is published by Springer Nature ; [New York] : American Thoracic Society, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 235 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Respiratory medicine
Respiratory medicine (New York, N.Y.)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Online resource; title from pdf title page (ProQuest Ebook Central, viewed April 6, 2017).
Subject Pediatric respiratory diseases.
Premature infants -- Diseases.
Child.
Humans.
Infant.
Respiratory Tract Diseases.
Contents The problem of the preterm lung: definitions, history, and epidemiology -- Why do preterm infants wheeze? Clues from epidemiology -- Why do former preterm infants wheeze? Clues from the laboratory -- The bronchopulmonary dysplasia diagnosis: definitions, utility, limitations -- Structural and functional changes in the preterm lung -- Diagnostic modalities: pulmonary function testing and imaging -- Longer term sequelae of prematurity: the adolescent and young adult -- Adverse outcomes do not stop at discharge: post-NICU health care use by prematurely born infants -- Opportunities to promote primary prevention of post neonatal intensive care unit respiratory morbidity in the premature infant -- Sleep outcomes in children born prematurely -- Airway outcomes -- Pulmonary hypertension in bronchopulmonary dysplasia -- Infection and inflammation: catalysts of pulmonary morbidity in bronchopulmonary dysplasia.
Summary This book presents pulmonary outcomes of prematurity, from their emergence in infancy through to their consequences in adulthood. With an increasing number of preterm births and more infants surviving, there is now a larger population of adults with lung disease originating in infancy requiring specialized care. Looking at the whole group of preterm infants, not just those with bronchopulmonary dysplasia, this text covers a wide spectrum of pulmonary outcomes, including: pulmonary hypertension, wheezing, and alterations in sleep. The chapter authors focus on critically appraising what is and is not known about each outcome and suggest key questions that still need to be answered. Respiratory Outcomes in Preterm Infants: Sequelae from Infancy through Adulthood is an ideal reference for the multidisciplinary group that cares for these preterm infants and the adults they become, including: neonatologists, pediatric pulmonologists, pediatricians, adult pulmonologists, primary care physicians, nurses, and fellows.
Other Author Hibbs, Anna Maria, editor.
Muhlebach, Marianne, editor.
American Thoracic Society, issuing body.
Other Title Print version: Respiratory outcomes in preterm infants. Cham, Switzerland : Humana Press imprint published by Springer Nature, [2017] 9783319488349