Pharmacology and Therapeutics of Asthma and COPD by Clive P. PagePharmacology and Therapeutics of Asthma and COPD by Clive P. Page

Pharmacology and Therapeutics of Asthma and COPD

byClive P. PageEditorPeter J. Barnes

Paperback | October 19, 2010

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The aim of the book is to provide an in-depth review of our current understanding of the pathogenesis of both asthma and COPD. This volume also discusses the promising new options for pharmacological intervention of these diseases. Each chapter is extensively referenced, generously illustrated with clear diagrams and photographs, and represents a state-of-the-art review of this important area of lung biology.

Title:Pharmacology and Therapeutics of Asthma and COPDFormat:PaperbackDimensions:378 pagesPublished:October 19, 2010Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3642055907

ISBN - 13:9783642055904


Table of Contents

1. Current Drugs.- ?-Adrenoceptor Agonists.- Anticholinergic Bronchodilators.- Theophylline in the Treatment of Respiratory Disease.- Corticosteroids.- Mediator Antagonists and Anti-Allergic Drugs.- 2. Future Drugs.- New Bronchodilator Drugs.- Selective Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors in the Treatment of Respiratory Disease.- Cytokine Modulators.- Inhibitors of Leucocyte-Endothelial Adhesion as Potential Treatments for Respiratory Disease.- New Antiallergic Drugs.- Pharmacogenetics, Pharmacogenomics and Gene Therapy.- Evaluation of New Drugs for Asthma and COPD: Endpoints, Biomarkers and Clinical Trial Designs.- Novel Anti-inflammatory Therapies.