Preventative Therapy in Asthma

Preventative Therapy in Asthma

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This volume seeks to identify the need for preventitive therapy, the options available, methods for clinical evaluation of newer therapies, and possible clinical and economic benefits when anti-asthma therapy is directed towards prevention.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 21mm | 622g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0125064489
  • 9780125064484

Table of contents

Asthma Therapy in Perspective. Origin and Progression of Childhood Asthma. Origin and Progression of Adult Asthma. Asthma Mortality and Morbidity: Relationship to Beta Agonist Therapy. Airway Inflammation Inasthma: An Important Role for Eosinophils. Hyperreactivity in Asthma and Prophylactic Treatment. A Study Design for the Arrest of Asthma in Children. Why Is Preventitive Therapy Not More Common? Late Onset Reactions. Allergen Induced Airway Hyperresponsiveness: A Model for Examinationof "Anti Inflammatory" Effects of Asthma Treatment. Site of Airway Narrowing in Asthma. Acute Evaluation of Preventitive Drugs in Men By Measurements of Mucus Clearance. Leucocyte Activation (Priming) in Allergic Reactions. Quantitative Apporaches to the Study of Mediators in Airway Pathophysiology. Airway Pathophysiology. Preventive Therapy in the United States. Preventative Therapy in Japan. Druge Developments Inasthma. The Need for Preventive Therapy: An Economic Perspective. What Can Mortality and Prevalence Studies Tell Us About Asthma? Ethical Aspects of Preventive Therapy.
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