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ABC of Asthma by John Rees
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Asthma is a common condition with increasing prevalence. This newedition of the highly regarded ABC of Asthma has beenthoroughly revised with reference to the latest British ThoracicSociety guidelines on the management of asthma in children andadults. It covers the advances in practice and methods, with a newemphasis on delivery systems, self-dose assessment and delivery ofcare with different pharmacological approaches.

The ABC of Asthma is a concise, up-to-dateoverview of all aspects of asthma and includes two newchapters focussing on GP practice issuesincluding clinical management and organisation of asthmacare. It is ideal for GPs, junior doctors and medical students,nurses, and anyone dealing with the treatment of asthma in childrenand adults.

Table of Contents


Asthma in Adults (John Rees).

1 Definition and Pathology.

2 Prevalence.

3 Diagnostic Testing and Monitoring.

4 Clinical Course.

5 Precipitating Factors.

6 General Management of Chronic Asthma.

7 Treatment of Chronic Asthma.

8 General Management of Acute Asthma.

9 Treatment of Acute Asthma.

10 Methods of Delivering Drugs.

Asthma in Children (Dipak Kanabar).

11 Definition, Prevalence and Prevention.

12 Patterns of Illness and Diagnosis.

13 Treatment.

14 Pharmacological Therapies for Asthma.

15 Acute Severe Asthma.

General Practice (Shriti Pattani).

16 Clinical Aspects of Managing Asthma in Primary Care.

17 Organisation of Asthma Care in Primary Care.


Author Biography

John Rees, Consultant Physician and Professor of Medical Education,Sherman Education Centre, Guy s Hospital, London, UK

Dipak Kanabar, Consultant Paediatrician, Evelina Children'sHospital, Guy s Hospital, London, UK

Shriti Pattani, Medical Director, Corporate Healthcare Ltd.,Harrow, Middlesex, UK

Release date Australia
April 13th, 2010
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
6th Revised edition
Illustrations (chiefly col.)
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
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