Pneumoviruses and Metapneumoviruses
by H.F. Rosenberg, J.B. Domachowske
Publisher: MDPI AG 2013
Number of pages: 325
This volume of Viruses includes seventeen independent contributions that focus on the biology of pneumovirus and metapneumovirus respiratory virus pathogens. As a group, these are all pathogens of the family Paramyxoviridae, which are enveloped viruses with non-segmented single stranded RNA genomes that cause acute infections of the upper and lower respiratory tract.
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A low-literacy asthma management guide. The brochure provides parents of children with asthma with the information they need to improve their children's quality of life. It is filled with tips on managing asthma by developing a management plan.
Respiratory tract infection (RTI) is defined as any infectious disease of the respiratory tract. The common RTIs are the focus of this guideline: acute otitis media, acute cough, acute sore throat, acute rhinosinusitis and the common cold.
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Cystic fibrosis is a multi-system genetic disorder affecting the lungs, pancreas, liver and intestine. It can have a significant impact on life expectancy and quality of life. This guideline will help improve care for this highly complex condition.
by Douglas C McCrory, et al. - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Cough is the most common complaint for patients seeking medical attention in the United States. Although the most common cause of cough is acute self-limited viral infections, chronic cough has a significant impact on quality of life.