by Barbara Sheen




These books offer readers a means of understanding various ailments; clear, careful explanations offer insight into what these conditions are, what causes them, how we cope with them, and the latest information about treatment and prevention.; ; All volumes in the series include primary and secondary quotations, annotated bibliographies, detailed indexes, and lists of organizations to contact for additional information.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590182352
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 10/28/2002
Series: Diseases and Disorders Series
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.52(d)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

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Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Introduction A Common Problem 8

Chapter 1 Overly Sensitive Airways 13

Chapter 2 Diagnosis and Treatments 28

Chapter 3 Managing Asthma Triggers 44

Chapter 4 Dealing with Asthma Attacks 58

Chapter 5 The Future of Asthma 72

Notes 87

Glossary 92

Organisations to Contact 94

For More Information 96

Index 98

Picture Credits 103

About the Author 104

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