The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Asthma: Professional advice to help your child manage symptoms, be more active, and breathe better

The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Asthma: Professional advice to help your child manage symptoms, be more active, and breathe better

by Jance C Simmons
     
 
Asthma doesn't have to slow your child down-and with the right information and treatment options, you can help your child manage this illness. The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Asthma helps families to:
  • Recognize symptoms and get an accurate diagnosis
  • Identify and deal with asthma triggers
  • Decide on the right treatment and

Overview

Asthma doesn't have to slow your child down-and with the right information and treatment options, you can help your child manage this illness. The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Asthma helps families to:

  • Recognize symptoms and get an accurate diagnosis
  • Identify and deal with asthma triggers
  • Decide on the right treatment and medication
  • Prepare for an asthma attack
  • Make your home asthma-proof and allergen-free
  • Educate and work with teachers and caregivers
Complete with the most recent National Asthma Guidelines, this reliable resource arms you with the knowledge you need to keep your child active and healthy while living with asthma.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598694307
Publisher:
Adams Media
Publication date:
04/01/2008
Series:
Everything (Parenting) Ser.
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Janice C. Simmons is the former editor of the Quality Letter for Healthcare Leaders, a monthly newsletter that focuses on industry issues, trends, and developments. She has more than twenty-five years of health care reporting and editing experience. Simmons recently reported on innovative steps that were taken by the medical community to improve health care for young asthmatic patients. She lives in Alexandria, VA.

Technical Reviewer: Marijo A. Miller Ratcliffe, A.R.N.P., M.N., is a pediatric nurse practitioner at the Pediatric Pulmonary Center at the Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle. She is the author of Asthma: Primary Care of Infants, Children, and Adolescents and What Parents of Children with Asthma Tell Us. A lecturer for the Department of Family and Child Nursing at the University of Washington's School of Nursing, Ratcliffe assists children and families with chronic illness and speaks on asthma systems of care for children. She is also a member of the American Lung Association of Washington. She lives in Seattle.

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