Respiratory Disorders

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  1. Acute Bronchitis in Children

    Detailed information on acute bronchitis, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  2. Acute Respiratory Disorders

    Detailed information on acute respiratory disorders in children

  3. All About Asthma in Children

    What causes asthma? It may be partially inherited, but many other environmental, infectious, and chemical factors are involved.

  4. Allergic Rhinitis

    Pollen, dust mites, mold, and animal dander are the most common causes of allergic rhinitis.

  5. Anatomy of the Respiratory System in Children

    Detailed anatomical description of the respiratory system, including simple definitions and labeled, full-color illustrations

  6. Apnea of Prematurity

    It’s a cliché that many new parents need to reassure themselves that the baby is still breathing. But what if your baby really is having breathing problems? A breathing condition called apnea of prematurity affects some babies, especially if they’re born early. But you can learn what symptoms to look for.

  7. Avoiding Asthma Triggers

    From bed coverings to air purifiers, from pets to secondhand smoke, here are ideas to keep your child's asthma triggers under control.

  8. Bronchiolitis

    Detailed information on bronchiolitis, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention

  9. Chronic Lung Disease

    If your baby was born premature and needed to be on a respirator, her lungs may have been damaged. This can cause a condition called chronic lung disease (CLD). But CLD can be treated, and as lungs mature the condition can improve. Learn about the symptoms and treatments for CLD.

  10. Chronic Respiratory Disorders

    Detailed information on chronic respiratory disorders in children

  11. Congenital Laryngeal Stridor / Laryngomalacia

    Detailed information on congenital laryngeal stridor, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  12. Croup

    Croup is most common in children younger than 5, with the peak age around 2. Croup occurs most often in winter.

  13. Cystic Fibrosis and the Digestive System

    Detailed information on cystic fibrosis and its affect on the digestive system

  14. Cystic Fibrosis and the Reproductive System

    Detailed information on cystic fibrosis and its affect on the reproductive system

  15. Cystic Fibrosis and the Respiratory System

    Detailed information on cystic fibrosis and its affect on the respiratory system

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