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Breathe a little easier, with help from the most trusted guide to living with asthma

The Asthma Sourcebook shows you how to recognize asthma symptoms and triggers, avoid asthma attacks, and determine the treatment that's best for you. Written by an award-winning doctor, this all-in-one sourcebook features the most comprehensive, up-to-date information available, including

  • How to avoid harmful allergens and asthmatic attacks
  • Effective new medications on the market
  • Treatment strategies and alternative therapies
  • Helpful lifestyle tips for adults and children
  • Special considerations, including pregnancy, exercise, and occupational asthma
  • And much more

With a newly expanded directory of medical resources, websites, and support groups, The Asthma Sourcebook is a breath of fresh air for anyone who wants to live a healthier, happier life.

"Authoritative, comprehensive."--Library Journal

"Logical and straightforward."--Harvard Women's Health Watch

Book News Annotation:

Adams (clinical medicine, New York U.) gives accessible answers to questions about asthma, including its relationship with pregnancy, environmental pollutants and lifestyle. He defines the condition, including extrinsic v. intrinsic asthma, and covers laboratory evaluation, allergy investigations, the asthmatic attack, the range and uses of medications, strategy for medication treatment, exercise, alternative medicine, special considerations such as sex and sedatives, future developments, and ways those with asthma can manage their condition. He provides clear and useful illustrations and for this edition, along with ensuring all information is completely current, he has updated his lists of references and resources.
Annotation 2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

Adams (clinical medicine, New York U.) gives accessible answers to questions about asthma, including its relationship with pregnancy, environmental pollutants and lifestyle. He defines the condition, including extrinsic v. intrinsic asthma, and covers laboratory evaluation, allergy investigations, the asthmatic attack, the range and uses of medications, strategy for medication treatment, exercise, alternative medicine, special considerations such as sex and sedatives, future developments, and ways those with asthma can manage their condition. He provides clear and useful illustrations and for this edition, along with ensuring all information is completely current, he has updated his lists of references and resources. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Authoritative, comprehensive.

--Library Journal

Logical and straightforward.

--Harvard Women's Health Watch

Dr. Adams succeeds admirably.

--Consumer Health Information Sourcebook

Written by an award-winning pulmonary specialist and one of New York magazine's Best Doctors in New York, The Asthma Sourcebook explores the latest therapies, medications, diet and nutrition guidelines, and provides you with advice on living with this chronic disorder. This trusted source also examines the challenges of raising children with asthma; debunks commonly held beliefs about food, travel, and exercise; and pinpoints real asthma-causing allergens and how you can avoid them.

Synopsis:

"Authoritative, comprehensive."<BR>--"Library Journal" "Logical and straightforward."<BR>--"Harvard Women's Health Watch" "(Dr. Adams) succeeds admirably."<BR>--"Consumer Health Information Sourcebook" Written by an award-winning pulmonary specialist and one of "New York" magazine's "Best Doctors in New York," "The Asthma Sourcebook" explores the latest therapies, medications, diet and nutrition guidelines, and provides you with advice on living with this chronic disorder. This trusted source also examines the challenges of raising children with asthma; debunks commonly held beliefs about food, travel, and exercise; and pinpoints real asthma-causing allergens and how you can avoid them.

About the Author

Francis V. Adams, M.D., is an assistant professor of clinical medicine at New York University and an attending physician at Bellevue Hospital Center, in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071476522
Author:
Adams, Francis V.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies
Author:
Adams, Francis
Subject:
Diseases - Respiratory
Subject:
Allergies
Subject:
Asthma
Subject:
Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Illnesses
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Series:
Sourcebooks
Publication Date:
February 2007
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
254
Dimensions:
9.20x7.34x.75 in. 1.05 lbs.

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Product details 254 pages McGraw-Hill - English 9780071476522 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Authoritative, comprehensive.

--Library Journal

Logical and straightforward.

--Harvard Women's Health Watch

Dr. Adams succeeds admirably.

--Consumer Health Information Sourcebook

Written by an award-winning pulmonary specialist and one of New York magazine's Best Doctors in New York, The Asthma Sourcebook explores the latest therapies, medications, diet and nutrition guidelines, and provides you with advice on living with this chronic disorder. This trusted source also examines the challenges of raising children with asthma; debunks commonly held beliefs about food, travel, and exercise; and pinpoints real asthma-causing allergens and how you can avoid them.

"Synopsis" by , "Authoritative, comprehensive."<BR>--"Library Journal" "Logical and straightforward."<BR>--"Harvard Women's Health Watch" "(Dr. Adams) succeeds admirably."<BR>--"Consumer Health Information Sourcebook" Written by an award-winning pulmonary specialist and one of "New York" magazine's "Best Doctors in New York," "The Asthma Sourcebook" explores the latest therapies, medications, diet and nutrition guidelines, and provides you with advice on living with this chronic disorder. This trusted source also examines the challenges of raising children with asthma; debunks commonly held beliefs about food, travel, and exercise; and pinpoints real asthma-causing allergens and how you can avoid them.
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