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Therapy for mucus-clearance disorders / edited by Bruce K. Rubin, Cees P. van der Schans.

Publication:
New York : Marcel Dekker, c2004.
Series:
Lung biology in health and disease ; v. 188
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 597 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Lungs -- Secretions.
Mucus.
Lungs -- Diseases -- Treatment.
Mucoactive agents.
Medical subjects:
Mucociliary Clearance -- drug effects.
Mucociliary Clearance -- physiology.
Mucus -- physiology.
Drainage, Postural.
Expectorants.
Mucus -- secretion.
Physical Therapy Modalities.
Pulmonary Surfactants.
Respiratory Therapy.
Contents:
1. Overview of airway mucus clearance
2. The biophysical properties of mucus
3. Regulation of airway mucus secretion
4. Outcomes for trials of mucoactive therapy
5. Adherence with the use of clearance techniques
6. Taxonomy of mucoactive medications
7. Mucoactive drug delivery
8. Expectorants
9. Mucolytics and mucus clearance
10. Modulation of mucociliary function by drugs and other agents
11. Mucokinetic agents and surfactant
12. Mucoregulatory medications
13. Hyperosmolar solutions and ion channel modifiers
14. Mucoactive agents and the upper airway
15. Issues on regulatory approval of mucoactive drugs
16. Airway-clearance techniques individually tailored to each patient
17. High-frequency oscillation, PEP, and flutter
18. Pediatric mucus clearance by chest physiotherapy: principles and practice
19. Postoperative mucus clearance
20. Management of airway secretions in patients with severe respiratory muscle dysfunction.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Rubin, Bruce K.
Schans, Cees P. van der.
ISBN:
0824707168 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
55590998
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