Case Based Reviews in Pediatric Pulmonology Rakesh Lodha, Kana Ram Jat, Jhuma Sankar, Sushil K Kabra
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fm3Case Based Reviews in Pediatric Pulmonology
Editors Kana Ram Jat MD FCCP MAMS Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi, India Jhuma Sankar MD Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi, India Rakesh Lodha MD Additional Professor Department of Pediatrics All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi, India Sushil K Kabra MD DNB Professor Department of Pediatrics All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi, India
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Case Based Reviews in Pediatric Pulmonology / Kana Ram Jat, Jhuma Sankar, Rakesh Lodha, Sushil K Kabra
First Edition: 2017
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fm5Contributors EDITORS CONTRIBUTING AUTHORS Preface
Respiratory diseases are a common cause of morbidity and mortality in children. Significant advances have occurred leading to better understanding of pediatric respiratory illnesses. Diagnostic tests have improved and with better treatment, outcome of acute as well as chronic illnesses has improved.
Basic principles of clinical medicine include, making a provisional diagnosis from history and clinical examination and confirming diagnosis by using available investigations judiciously.
In the first edition of this multi-author book, we have included cases of common respiratory illnesses and discussed them based on clinical findings to reach a diagnosis by using available investigations, where indicated. We have also discussed the principles of management and outcome of patients. The cases were selected considering the local epidemiological situation, sociodemographic background of patients, and available resources.
The basic aim of the book is to equip practicing pediatricians with necessary knowledge to consider and confirm various respiratory illnesses in children. We hope the book will achieve its objective.
Kana Ram Jat
Jhuma Sankar
Rakesh Lodha
Sushil K Kabrafm12
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