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ABC of asthma

Author: John Rees; Dipak Kanabar
Publisher: Malden, Mass. ; Oxford : BMJ Books, 2006.
Series: ABC series
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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The new edition of this best selling ABC has been updated to include the new British Thoracic Society guidelines published in 2003 on the management of asthma. Concise and highly illustrated, the book includes chapters on leukotriene antagonists and long acting beta agonists. The main topics included in the text cover the organisation of asthma care, prognosis, management of adolescents and infant asthma. An  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rees, John, 1949-
ABC of asthma.
Malden, Mass. ; Oxford : BMJ Books, 2006
(DLC) 2005020704
(OCoLC)61151477
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Rees; Dipak Kanabar
ISBN: 9781405171311 1405171316
OCLC Number: 86073884
Description: 1 online resource (70 pages) : color illustrations.
Contents: Definition and pathology --
Prevalence --
Diagnostic testing and monitoring --
Clinical course --
Precipitating factors --
General management of acute asthma --
Treatment of acute asthma --
General treatment of chronic asthma --
Treatment of chronic asthma --
Methods of delivering drugs --
Definition, prevalence, and prevention --
Patterns of illness and diagnosis --
Treatment --
Drug treatment --
Acute severe asthma.
Series Title: ABC series
Responsibility: John Rees, Dipak Kanabar.
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The new edition of this best selling ABC has been updated to include the new British Thoracic Society guidelines published in 2003 on the management of asthma. Concise and highly illustrated, the book includes chapters on leukotriene antagonists and long acting beta agonists. The main topics included in the text cover the organisation of asthma care, prognosis, management of adolescents and infant asthma. An essential text for GPs, medical students, nurses and anyone dealing with the treatment of asthma in both adults and children.

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