The Asthma Sourcebook

The Asthma Sourcebook

by Francis Adams
     
 

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"Authoritative, comprehensive."
--Library Journal

"Logical and straightforward."
--Harvard Women’s Health Watch

"[Dr. Adams] succeeds admirably."
--Consumer Health Information Sourcebook

Written by an award-winning pulmonary specialist and one of New York magazine’s “Best Doctors in New

Overview

"Authoritative, comprehensive."
--Library Journal

"Logical and straightforward."
--Harvard Women’s Health Watch

"[Dr. Adams] succeeds admirably."
--Consumer Health Information Sourcebook

Written by an award-winning pulmonary specialist and one of New York magazine’s “Best Doctors in New York,” The Asthma Sourcebook explores the latest therapies, medications, diet and nutrition guidelines, and provides you with advice on living with this chronic disorder. This trusted source also examines the challenges of raising children with asthma; debunks commonly held beliefs about food, travel, and exercise; and pinpoints real asthma-causing allergens and how you can avoid them.

Editorial Reviews

Harvard Womens Health Watch
Adams reviews the physical anatomy involved in asthma, describing what the condition is and isn't, and highlighting its many factors. He discusses how asthma is diagnosed, treated, and managed. The book, which presents topics in a lopics in a logical and straightforward manner, offer graphics and diagrams to aid the reader, and its appendices provide a glossary and a list of resources for those who wish to investigate further.
Library Journal
This authoritative, comprehensive sourcebook is well designed with a logical arrangement, supporting illustrations, a glossary of terms, and an excellent list of further resources. Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071476522
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
12/09/2006
Series:
Sourcebooks Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Meet the Author

Francis V. Adams, M.D., is a pulmonary specialist in private practice and an assistant professor of clinical medicine at New York University. He has been named one of the best doctors in New York by New York magazine and is listed in Top Doctors: New York Metro Area by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. He is the author of The Breathing Disorders Sourcebook and Healing Through Empathy.

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