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Title Bronchial asthma : a guide for practical understanding and treatment / edited by M. Eric Gershwin, Timothy E. Albertson
Edition Fifth edition
Published Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, [2006]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  616.238 Ger/Baa 2006  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 405 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Series Current clinical practice
Current clinical practice.
Contents The origins and characteristics of asthma / Russell J. Hopp and Robert G. Townley -- Diagnosing allergic asthma / Gerald L. Klein -- How the pulmonary function laboratory contributes to the management of the asthma patient / Richard E. Kanner and Theodore G. Liou -- Treatment of asthma in children / Christopher Chang -- Adult-onset asthma / Samuel Louie ... [et al.] -- The patient with asthma in the emergency department / Donna Kinser -- Severe asthma: from ICU to discharge / Brian M. Morrissey, Nicholas J. Kenyon, and Timothy E. Albertson --
Complementary/alternative therapies in asthma / Andrea Borchers, Carl L. Keen, and M. Eric Gershwin -- The pregnant patient with asthma / Arif M. Seyal -- Infectious and environmental triggers of asthma / Laurel J. Gershwin -- Exercise-induced asthma: sports and athletes / Rahmat Afrasiabi -- How can foods, additives, and drugs affect the patient with asthma / Suzanne S. Teuber -- Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis: an evolving challenge in asthma / Brian Morrissey and Samuel Louie --
Occupational asthma: a special environmental interation / Nicholas J. Kenyon, Brian M. Morrissey, and Timothy E. Albertson -- Anesthesia for patients with asthma / Dennis L. Fung -- How recreational drugs affect asthma / Timothy E. Albertson, Steve Offerman, and Nicholas J. Kenyon -- Self-management in asthma: empowering the patient / Arvind Kumar and M. Eric Gershwin -- The challenge of asthma in minority populations / Albin Leong -- Asthma and the law / Charles Bond
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Asthma -- Diagnosis.
Asthma -- Treatment.
Asthma -- diagnosis.
Asthma -- therapy.
Author Gershwin, M. Eric, 1946-
Albertson, Timothy Eugene.
LC no. 2005017322
ISBN 1588296040 (alk. paper)
9781588296047 (alk. paper)