Titel: Asthma For Dummies
3:B&W 7. 5 x 9. 25 in or 235 x 191 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam.
John Wiley & Sons
26. März 2004 - kartoniert - 388 Seiten
The latest on how to understand, treat, and manage asthmaThis straightforward guide helps the over 17 million adults with asthma as well as parents with asthmatic children to get a handle on the disease- and manage it effectively. Covering everything from symptoms and diagnosis to treatment options and prevention strategies, Dr. William Berger shows asthma sufferers how to understand the relationship between allergies and asthma, pinpoint asthma triggers, and evaluate asthma medications. Readers will discover how to handle the special issues associated with childhood asthma, take advantage of the latest therapies and management strategies, and much more.William E. Berger, MD (Mission Viejo, CA), a leading asthma expert, is board-certified in pediatrics as well as allergy and immunology and has more than two decades of experience in treating asthma patients.
Foreword.Introduction.Part I: Asthma Basics.Chapter 1: Knowing What's Ailing You.Chapter 2: The Basics of Treating and Managing Your Asthma.Chapter 3: Dealing with Doctor Visits.Chapter 4: Managing Asthma Long-Term.Part II: Understanding Asthma Triggers.Chapter 5: Knowing Your Asthma Triggers.Chapter 6: Understanding Asthma and the Role of Allergies.Chapter 7: Hay Fever and Asthma: The United Airway.Chapter 8: Food Allergies and Asthma.Chapter 9: Asthma and Exercise.Part III: Treating Your Asthma.Chapter 10: Avoiding Allergens That Cause Respiratory Symptoms.Chapter 11: Getting Allergy Tested and Allergy Shots.Chapter 12: Relieving Your Nasal Allergies.Chapter 13: Treating Your Ear, Nose, and Throat Symptoms.Part IV: Controlling Asthma with Medications.Chapter 14: Knowing Asthma Medications.Chapter 15: Looking at Asthma Controller Drugs.Chapter 16: Treating Asthma Episodes.Chapter 17: Future Trends in Asthma Therapy.Part V: Special Asthma Conditions.Chapter 18: Asthma during Childhood.Chapter 19: Pregnancy and Asthma.Chapter 20: Asthma and the Elderly.Part VI: The Part of Tens.Chapter 21: Ten Tips for Traveling with Asthma.Chapter 22: Ten Famous Folks with Asthma.Appendix: Asthma Resources.Index.
William E. Berger, MD, MBA, has been diagnosing and treating patients with allergies and asthma for over 25 years and has served as president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.
"...books in this series are well known for their easy-to-read style and Asthma For Dummies is no exception." (The Airways Journal, March 2005) "...you can breathe-easy with this plain-English guide which clearly explains the disease which affects so many people..." (Pride Magazine, July 2004) "...an extremely helpful and comprehensive book - essential reading for anyone with Asthma..." (Irish Examiner, 4th June 2004) "...an invaluable source of information for all sufferers..." (FT Newswire, 18 May 2004)