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Kendigs Disorders of the Respiratory Tract in Children

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ISBN: 978-0-323-44887-1

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Kendig's Disorders of the Respiratory Tract in Children , 9th Edition

By Robert William Wilmott BSc, MB, BS, MD, FRCP (UK), Robin Deterding MD, Albert Li MBBch, MD, MRCPCH, MRCP(UK), FHKAM(Paeds), FHKCPaed, Felix Ratjen MD, PhD, FRCP(C), FERS, Peter Sly MBBS, MD, FRACP, DSc, Heather J. Zar MBBCh, FCPaeds, FRCP (Edinburgh), PhD and Andrew Bush MB BS(Hons), MA, MD, FRCP, FRCPCH, FERS

1232 pages
Trim Size 8 3/4 X 11 1/16 in
Copyright 2019
$394.99, Hardcover, Reference

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Now in a fully updated 9th Edition, Kendig's Disorders of the Respiratory Tract in Children, by Drs. Robert Wilmott, Andrew Bush, Robin Deterding, Felix Ratjen, Peter Sly, Heather Zar and Albert P. Li continues to provide authoritative, evidence-based information to residents, fellows, and practitioners in this wide-ranging specialty. Bringing key knowledge from global experts together in one easy-to-understand volume, it covers everything from the latest basic science and its relevance to today’s clinical issues, to improving patient outcomes for the common and rare respiratory problems found in newborns and children worldwide.


"a clear, well organized approach to respiratorydisorders in children"

"easy to read and is a rich source of factual information"

"remains the undisputed definitive text for paediatric pulmonologists … This textbook continues to lead the way in pediatric pulmonology"

"It would be immensely useful to trainees and practitioners in this field, and its utility is hugely enhanced by the access to the online version with supplementary materials. In the rapidly evolving field of pulmonology, this new edition is justified." Reviewed by Santosh Dhungana, MD (Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine) Doody's Score: 94, 4 Stars!

Key Features

  • Uses succinct, straightforward text, numerous tables and figures, summaries at the end of each chapter, and more than 500 full-color images to convey key information in an easy-to-digest manner.

New to this Edition

  • Contains new chapters reflecting expanding knowledge on the respiratory complications of Down syndrome and other genetic disorders, modern molecular therapies for cystic fibrosis and asthma, and pulmonary embolism and thromboembolic disease.
  • Includes access to a new video library with demonstrations of key procedures.
  • Features a new templated format with more descriptive headings and bulleted text for quick reference and navigation.
  • Covers today’s key issues, including the genetic basis of respiratory disease, new and emerging respiratory infections, interstitial lung diseases in infants and young children, technology and diagnostic techniques for pulmonary function tests, emerging lung infections, and new therapies for cystic fibrosis and asthma.
  • Provides up-to-date instruction on important procedures, such as bronchoscopy and pulmonary function testing.
  • Highlights the knowledge and expertise of three new editors, as well as more than 100 world authorities in the fields of pediatrics, pulmonology, neurology, microbiology, cardiology, physiology, diagnostic imaging, critical care, otolaryngology, allergy, and surgery.

  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Table of Contents
Author Information

By Robert W. Wilmott, MD, FRCP, IMMUNO Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, St. Louis University; Chief Pediatrician, Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri ; Andrew Bush, MA, MD, FRCP, FRCPCH, Professor of Pediatric Respirology, Imperial College, Consultant Pediatric Chest Physician, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom ; Robin R Deterding, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Director, Breathing Institute, Children’s Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado ; Felix Ratjen, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Head, Division of Respiratory Medicine, Sellers Chair of Cystic Fibrosis, Professor, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ; Peter Sly, MBBS, MD, FRACP, DSc, Director, University of Queensland, Department of Children's Lung Environment and Asthma Research Group, Brisbane Austrailia ; Heather Zar, MBBCh, FCPaeds, PhD, Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Rondebosch South Africa and Albert P. Li, In Vitro Technologies, Inc., and University of Maryland Technology Center, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

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