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The pediatric airway; cry, stridor, and cough. (CD-ROM included).

9781597560863

The pediatric airway; cry, stridor, and cough. (CD-ROM included)

Ed. by Jeno Hirschberg et al.

Plural Publishing

2009

304 pages

$149.95

Hardcover

RJ433

This book for professionals in pediatrics discusses pathologic sound originating in the respiratory tract that may signify diseases in children. A significant update from a 1982 text because of new technologies, chapters discuss examination using conventional methods, endoscopy, acoustic measurements and sound spectrography, and frequency measurement; analysis using digital signal processing; characterization and acoustic description of commonly occurring sound signals (types of cry, stridor, and cough); and finally airway and nervous anomalies associated with pathologic sound production. The accompanying CDROM contains audio samples for study.

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