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Self-Management of Asthma / Edition 1
     

Self-Management of Asthma / Edition 1

by Taylor and Francis, Andrew Harver
 

ISBN-10: 0824798589

ISBN-13: 9780824798581

Pub. Date: 03/28/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This edifying volume presents current clinical and research issues on the self-management of asthma from potential improvements and the evolving role of behavioral science in asthma treatment to assessments relevant to the subjective experience of asthma.
Reveals how self-care programs can serve to improve patient health while lowering medical costs by reducing

Overview

This edifying volume presents current clinical and research issues on the self-management of asthma from potential improvements and the evolving role of behavioral science in asthma treatment to assessments relevant to the subjective experience of asthma.
Reveals how self-care programs can serve to improve patient health while lowering medical costs by reducing the need for services, such as hospitalization and emergency facilities!
Featuring a unique multidisciplinary approach by experts in clinical pulmonary medicine and the behavioral sciences, Self-Management of Asthma

  • elucidates the impact of asthma on the individual, family, and society
  • discusses psychological correlates of asthma severity
  • provides a basic understanding of the measurement of quality of life in asthma
  • reviews methods of pulmonary home monitoring
  • examines the perception of resistance to breathing and its modification
  • furnishes guidelines for the selection and implementation of effective pediatric, adult, and personalized self-management programs
  • details potential solutions for overcoming lack of compliance to treatment recommendations
  • and more!
    Complemented with references, tables, equations, and drawings, Self-Management of Asthma is essential reading for allergists, immunologists, pulmonologists, respiratory physiologists, psychophysiologists, health and clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, public health specialists, and graduate and medical school students in these disciplines.
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780824798581
    Publisher:
    Taylor & Francis
    Publication date:
    03/28/1998
    Series:
    Lung Biology in Health and Disease Series , #113
    Edition description:
    New Edition
    Pages:
    440
    Product dimensions:
    6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.75(d)

    Table of Contents

    The Psychology of Asthma: Conceptual Developments

    The Impact of Asthma on the Patient, Family, and Society, Michael S. Taitel, Lauren Allen, and Thomas L. Creer Personality Correlates of Asthma, Ad A. Kaptein Emotional Precipitants of Asthma, Harry Kotses Psychological Correlates of Asthma Severity and Treatment Outcome in Children, Bruce G. Bender and Mary D. Klinnert

    Asthma Symptoms: Assessing Subjective Experience

    Quality-of-Life Measures, Elizabeth F. Juniper Home Monitoring of Lung Function Measures, Thomas L. Creer, Deirdre A. Levstek, and John A. Winder Perception of Increased Resistance to Breathing, Andrew Harver and Donald A. Mahler Pediatric Asthma: Psychosomatic Interactions and Symptom Perception, Gregory K. Fritz and Marianne Z. Wamboldt Sensory Psychophysics, John C. Baird

    Asthma Self-Management

    Management of Asthma by Parents and Children, Noreen M. Clark Adult Asthma Self-Management Programs, William C. Bailey, Susan L. Davies, and Connie L. Kohler Individualized Asthma Self-Management, Harry Kotses Adherence, Andrew G. Weinstein History and Conclusions, Thomas L. Creer, Deirdre A. Levstek, and Russ V. C. Reynolds

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