Congenital Tracheal Stenosis
- Season to be alert for bronchiolitis. Lambert, Veronica // World of Irish Nursing;Mar2004, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p29
Focuses on the cause of bronchiolitis. Risk posed by the disease to premature infants and newborns under six weeks of age; Symptoms of the respiratory disease; Actions that should be taken to prevent the nosocomial spread of the infection.
- Disorders of the Respiratory System. // American Medical Association Family Medical Guide;2004, p419
The article discusses the common respiratory system disorders in infants and children. In children, infections are the most common cause of respiratory system disorders. Croup is inflammation and narrowing of the trachea or windpipe from a respiratory infection caused by a virus called...
- Episodic viral wheeze in preschool children: effect of topical nasal corticosteroid prophylaxis. Silverman, M.; Wang, M.; Hunter, G.; Taub, N. // Thorax;May2003, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p431
Investigates the effect of prophylactic nasal corticosteroids on wheezing episodes associated with colds. Definition of episodes of wheeze and coughs; Comparison of the numbers of lower respiratory tract episodes experienced by the children in the two treatment groups.
- Airway resistance measured by the interrupter technique: normative data for 2-10 year olds of three ethnicities. McKenzie, S.A.; Chan, E.; Dundas, I.; Bridge, P.D.; Pao, C.S.; Mylonopoulou, M.; Healy, M.J.R. // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Sep2002, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p248
Background and Aims: The measurement of airway resistance using the interrupter technique (R[sub int]) is feasible in preschool children and other subjects unable to undertake spirometry. This makes it potentially useful for the measurement of lung function in these groups. Commercial devices...
- Long-term effects of childhood chest infections. // Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Education & Practice Edition;Jul2015, p636
The article discusses research on the long-term effects of childhood chest infections, referencing a study published by J. C. Chan and colleagues published in the journal "Pediatrics" in 2015.
- meconium aspiration syndrome. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1419
A definition of the medical term "meconium aspiration syndrome" which refers to the inhalation of meconium by an infant in utero during first few breaths after birth is presented.
- Tracheostomy Conducted in a Freeman-Sheldon Syndrome Case. Moran, Cristiane A.; de Almeida, Natalia Henrique; Marco, Fernanda G. G.; Pereira, Silvana A. // Journal of Neurology Research;2013, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p179
The Freeman-Sheldon syndrome is an autosomal dominant disease and the main features are the changes in the face with external projection of the lips (whistling position), underdeveloped nasal cartilage, narrow nostrils, microstomia and microglossia, which explains the signs of respiratory...
- The emergence of resistant pneumococcal meningitisâ€”implications for empiric therapy. McMaster, P.; McIntyre, P.; Gilmour, R.; Gilbert, L.; Kakakios, A.; Mellis, C. // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Sep2002, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p207
Background: Following the emergence of penicillin and cephalosporin resistant pneumococcal meningitis in the United States, inclusion of vancomycin in empiric therapy for all suspected bacterial meningitis was recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Few data are available to evaluate...
- Acute respiratory distress in Pena-Shokeir syndrome. Boesen, Peter V.; French, Christopher E. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Nov2004, Vol. 83 Issue 11, p772
Pena-Shokeir syndrome is a rare, autosomal-recessive disorder that usually affects newborns. Its etiology is poorly understood. Pena-Shokeir syndrome is defined by camptodactyly, multiple ankyloses, pulmonary hypoplasia, and various facial anomalies. These manifestations are usually severe, and...