The Asthma Sourcebook

The Asthma Sourcebook

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"Authoritative, comprehensive."
--Library Journal

"Logical and straightforward."
--Harvard Women's Health Watch

"[Dr. Adams] succeeds admirably."
--Consumer Health Information Sourcebook

Written by an award-winning pulmonary specialist and one of New York magazine's "Best Doctors in New York," The Asthma Sourcebook explores the latest therapies, medications, diet and nutrition guidelines, and provides you with advice on living with this chronic disorder. This trusted source also examines the challenges of raising children with asthma; debunks commonly held beliefs about food, travel, and exercise; and pinpoints real asthma-causing allergens and how you can avoid them.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 183 x 229 x 16mm | 474g
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0071476520
  • 9780071476522

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Breathe a little easier, with help from the most trusted guide to living with asthma

The Asthma Sourcebook shows you how to recognize asthma symptoms and triggers, avoid asthma attacks, and determine the treatment that's best for you. Written by an award-winning doctor, this all-in-one sourcebook features the most comprehensive, up-to-date information available, including

How to avoid harmful allergens and asthmatic attacks Effective new medications on the market Treatment strategies and alternative therapies Helpful lifestyle tips for adults and children Special considerations, including pregnancy, exercise, and occupational asthma And much more

With a newly expanded directory of medical resources, websites, and support groups, The Asthma Sourcebook is a breath of fresh air for anyone who wants to live a healthier, happier life.

"Authoritative, comprehensive."--Library Journal

"Logical and straightforward."--Harvard Women's Health Watch
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Table of contents

1.What is Asthma

2.Laboratory Evaluation of Asthma

3.The Asthma Attack

4.The Asthma Medications

5.Strategy for Medication Treatment

6.How to Participate in Managing Your Asthma

7.Asthma and Pregnancy

8.Occupational Asthma

9.Exercise and Asthma

10.Asthma and Related Illnesses

11.Asthma and Special Considerations

12.Asthma and Alternative Medicine

13.Future Considerations


Appendix:How to Get More Help


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About Francis Adams

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide
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