Chapter 30. Cystic Fibrosis

  1. Anthony Seaton CBE, BA, MD, FRCP, FRCPE, FFOM, FMedSci1,2,
  2. Douglas Seaton MD, FRCP3 and
  3. The late A. Gordon Leitch Bsc, MB, PhD, FRCPE, FCCP
  1. Andrew P. Greening

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470695999.ch30

Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition

Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Greening, A. P. (2000) Cystic Fibrosis, in Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition (eds A. Seaton, D. Seaton and A. G. Leitch), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470695999.ch30

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Environmental & Occupational Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

  2. 2

    Honorary Consultant Physician, Aberdeen Royal Hospital NHS Trust

  3. 3

    Consultant Physician, Department of Respiratory Medicine, The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Suffolk, England

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780865428577

Online ISBN: 9780470695999



  • cystic fibrosis (CF);
  • caucasian populations;
  • ion transport;
  • genetics;
  • exons


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Historical Review

  • Genetics

  • Ion Transport

  • Epidemiology

  • Childhood Presentations

  • Diagnosis

  • Screening

  • Childhood Management

  • Scoring Systems

  • Pathophysiology of Respiratory Disease

  • Microbiology

  • Respiratory Complications

  • Gastrointestinal Complications

  • Hepatobiliary Complications

  • Nutritional Consequences of, and Implications for, Cystic Fibrosis

  • Diabetes Mellitus and Cystic Fibrosis

  • Arthropathy and Vasculitis in Cystic Fibrosis

  • Fertility and Pregnancy in Cystic Fibrosis

  • Management of Respiratory Aspects of Cystic Fibrosis

  • Holistic Care for Adults and Adolescents with Cystic Fibrosis

  • References