Bronchial Asthma: A Guide for Practical Understanding and Treatment by M. Eric GershwinBronchial Asthma: A Guide for Practical Understanding and Treatment by M. Eric Gershwin

Bronchial Asthma: A Guide for Practical Understanding and Treatment

EditorM. Eric Gershwin, Timothy E. Albertson

Hardcover | August 31, 2011

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Hailed by professional journals and esteemed by primary care physicians, Bronchial Asthma: A Guide for Practical Understanding and Treatment, Sixth Edition, has been fully updated to help physicians face the challenge of diagnosis and management in every variety of patient subpopulation.
Title:Bronchial Asthma: A Guide for Practical Understanding and TreatmentFormat:HardcoverDimensions:363 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.01 inPublished:August 31, 2011Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1441968350

ISBN - 13:9781441968357

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Table of Contents

Part I: Clinical Definitions.- The clinical definitions of asthma.- The genetic bases of asthma.- Part II: Diagnosis and Patient Management.- The use of the pulmonary function laboratory in diagnosing asthma.- Diagnosis and management of allergic disease.- The pediatric asthmatic.- The Adult Asthmatic.- The patient with asthma in the emergency department.- The critically ill asthmatic: From ICU to discharge.- Part III: Special Clinical Problems.- Asthma and Pregnancy.- Exercise-induced asthma.- Viral disease, air pollutants, nanoparticles, and asthma.- Occupational asthma.- Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis.- Rhinitis, sinusitis, and asthma.- Anesthesia for patients with asthma.- Asthmatics and adverse reactions to drugs, including recreational drug abuse.- Part IV: Living with Asthma.- The challenge of asthma in minority populations.- Asthma, health care and the law.