2012

Bronchial Asthma

A Guide for Practical Understanding and Treatment

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-6835-7 (Print) 978-1-4419-6836-4 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Clinical Definitions

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-18

      The Clinical Definitions of Asthma

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      Pages 19-31

      The Genetic Bases of Asthma

  3. Diagnosis and Patient Management

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 33-33

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      Pages 35-56

      The Use of the Pulmonary Function Laboratory in Diagnosing Asthma

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      Pages 57-87

      Diagnosis and Management of Allergic Disease

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      Pages 89-148

      The Pediatric Asthmatic

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      Pages 149-177

      The Adult Asthmatic

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      Pages 179-202

      The Patient with Asthma in the Emergency Department

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      Pages 203-228

      The Critically Ill Asthmatic: from ICU to Discharge

  4. Special Clinical Problems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 229-229

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      Pages 231-249

      Asthma and Pregnancy

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      Pages 251-266

      Exercise-Induced Asthma

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      Pages 267-283

      Viral Disease, Air Pollutants, Nanoparticles, and Asthma

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      Pages 285-302

      Occupational Asthma

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      Pages 303-318

      Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

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      Pages 319-344

      Rhinitis, Sinusitis, and Asthma

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      Pages 345-359

      Anesthesia for Patients with Asthma

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      Pages 361-381

      How Drugs Including Recreational Drugs Affect Asthma

  5. Living with Asthma

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 383-383

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      Pages 385-410

      The Challenge of Asthma in Minority Populations

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      Pages 411-422

      Asthma, Health Care, and the Law

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 423-436