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Elsevier Health Sciences
Asthma: Your Questions Answered

Asthma: Your Questions Answered

by Antony Crockett, Ellen Green, Crockett


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Asthma: Your Questions Answered

This book, written in the popular Q and A format of the Your Questions Answered series, will provide sufficient information for a primary care doctor to be able to understand and treat patients with asthma. Answers are presented in a succinct, accessible style, with emphasis on evidence-based, up-to-date knowledge. Case studies are used to help illustrate patients' frequently asked questions.

• Popular question and answer format
• Covers both commonplace and rarer issues
• Includes useful information on professional societies, journals, websites and patient information (patient support organisations and charities, websites, other patient-focused resources).
• Includes some patients' frequently asked questions

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780443073458
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 08/15/2003
Series: Your Questions Answered Series
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.36(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

What is asthma and who is affected by it?. Diagnosis of asthma. Natural history, prognosis and costs of asthma. Treatment and management of asthma. Asthma management in practice. Asthma in the future. Appendices: Drugs and devices used in asthma, Devices and drugs: manufacturers' designs, Drugs used to treat asthma available as MDIs, Sources of information. References. Glossary. List of patient questions. Index.

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