Chapter

Management of stable CF lung disease

J. Alastair Innes

in Cystic Fibrosis

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199582709
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199607563 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199582709.003.0004

Series: Oxford Respiratory Medicine Library

Management of stable CF lung disease

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

• Aggressive treatment of specific lung infections improves prognosis • Eradication of new Pseudomonas infection slows progression • Nebulized DNase improves lung function in some patients • Azithromycin and nebulized tobramycin can reduce the burden of infective exacerbations and improve lung function • In advanced disease, oxygen and non-invasive ventilation may buy sufficient time for definitive treatment by lung transplantation.

Chapter.  5109 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.