This exciting new book, incorporating the latest British Thoracic Society guidelines on Asthma Management, is an up-to-date, user-friendly guidance on all aspects of asthma in childhood. Inside is engaging text with accompanying line drawings, schematic diagrams and charts to illustrate information where appropriate. It contains comprehensive coverage of the history, physiology, aetiology and diagnosis of asthma, in addition to the management of acute and chronic asthma with in-depth coverage of the medications used in childhood asthma, including inhaler devices, b-agonists, anti-muscarinic agents, leukotriene receptor antagonists, antihistamines and corticosteroids, providing the reader with a guide to the latest treatments. This easy to read, informative book, packed with invaluable information covering the entire spectrum of asthma in childhood will be ideal for all GPs.
|Publisher:||Current Medical Literature|