Pediatric Pulmonology, Asthma, and Sleep Medicine: A Quick Reference Guide 1st

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Categories: Medicine

Year: 2018

Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics Publishing Staff

Language: English

Pages: 922

ISBN 10: 1610022351

ISBN 13: 9781610022354

File: PDF, 14.90 MB


“This is a useful, easy-to-read book that can be accessed during busy clinical days. Each topic includes a brief introduction, etiology and epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, differential diagnosis, diagnostic considerations, and management.”
B. Louise Giles, MD
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

About the Author

The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 67,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. The AAP is the largest pediatric publisher in the world, with a diverse list of resources that includes essential clinical and practice management titles and award-winning books for parents.

Dennis C. Stokes, MD, MPH, FAAP was St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Professor of Pediatrics (University of Tennessee Health Science Center) and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee and Director of the Pediatric Pulmonology fellowship from 2007-16. He has been Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Center Director at the University of Tennessee/Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth, and Vanderbilt Monroe Carroll Children’s Hospital. 

Dr. Stokes is a graduate of Wabash College in Indiana and received his medical degree from the University of Kentucky. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and his pulmonary fellowship at Children’s Hospital Boston. His MPH in Epidemiology is from Indiana University. He is currently board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology and previously board certified in Critical Care. 

Dr. Stokes has divided his career between patient care, teaching, and research. He has participated in multiple clinical trials in CF beginning in 1990 and was on the inaugural Advisory Board of the Epidemiologic Study of Cystic Fibrosis (ESCF). He has served as chair of the Publications and Presentations Committee of the CFF Therapeutic Development Network (TDN) and Chair of the Scientific Assembly on Pediatrics and Board Member of the American Thoracic Society, as well as the AAP Executive Committee on Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine. He was co-principal investigator for the CHAMP (Changing High Risk Asthma in Memphis Thru Partnership) CMS Innovation Award. His primary clinical and research interests have included cystic fibrosis, asthma, pulmonary infections in the immunocompromised host, and pulmonary complications of childhood cancer therapy.

Allen J. Dozor, MD, FCCP, FAAP has been Chief of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy, Immunology, and Sleep Medicine at the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center since 1985. He is Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical Public Health at New York Medical College. He is Director of the Armond V. Mascia, MD Cystic Fibrosis Center, and Associate Physician-In-Chief at the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital. He is Program Director of the Fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonology, and Director of the Children’s Environmental Health Center of the Hudson Valley (

Dr. Dozor is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and received his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University. He is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology.

Dr. Dozor divides his time between patient care, teaching, and research. He has participated as a principal investigator or co-investigator in dozens of clinical trials and studies. His current areas of research include asthma, cystic fibrosis, and respiratory physiology, with a particular focus on environment and respiratory disease in children. He edited a textbook on pediatric pulmonology (Primary Pediatric Pulmonology, Blackwell Publishing) designed for primary care providers, and published a guidebook for families of children with asthma and allergies (The Asthma and Allergy Action Plan for Kids, Simon and Schuster). He has also focused for many years on quality improvement of asthma care by primary care providers.

Lee J. Brooks, MD, FAAP is a clinical professor of pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, and attending physician in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Following his fellowship in pediatric pulmonology at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard University, Dr. Brooks served on the faculty of Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital/Case Western Reserve University, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and Kosair Children’s Hospital/University of Louisville before joining CHOP. He is Board certified in pediatrics, pediatric pulmonology, and sleep medicine.
Dr. Brooks has served on national committees convened by the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on topics relating to children’s lung health and sleep and its disorders. His research interests include the relationships between sleep, sleep apnea, and metabolic function; narcolepsy and restless leg syndrome; and the relationship between sleep and pain. He has authored over 100 peer-reviewed papers, reviews, and book chapters. He is active as a teacher and has spoken on pediatric sleep topics around the world including Canada, Mexico, and China. In 2017 he was awarded the Samuel T. Kuna Award for Excellence in Research Mentorship by the University of Pennsylvania.

Mary E. Cataletto, MD, MMM, FAAP, FCCP is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Stony Brook University School of Medicine and Associate Director of Pediatric Sleep Medicine at the NYU-Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, New York. She completed her fellowship training in pulmonary physiology and critical care pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York and received her Master's in Medical Management from the H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

In addition to her clinical practice and research interests, Dr. Cataletto is editor in chief of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonology, a premier international publication in her subspecialty. She is well published and has been an invited speaker at both national and international conferences on topics related to respiratory health in children.



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