The Encyclopedia of Asthma and Respiratory Disorders
Published: 2002-11 | ISBN: 0816044678 | PDF | 384 pages | 3 Mb
The Encyclopedia of Asthmas and Respiratory Disorders provides a comprehensive guide to serious conditions. More than 1,100 detailed entries cover all forms of asthma, respiratory disorders, and related conditions, as well as their symptoms and causes; current research, treatment, and drugs; key health terms and definitions; and helpful organizations. Topics include: Albuterol; Allergy and Asthma Network/ Mothers of Asthmatics, Inc.; Anthrax; Bioterrorism; Cardiopulmonary resuscitation; Exercise-induced asthma; Fibrosis, pulmonary; Hyperventilation; Influenza; Lung cancer; Occupational asthma; Photodynamic therapy, pulmonary (PDT); Resonance; Sinusitis; and Spirometry.
Easy-to-follow tables, charts, and diagrams provide up-to-date facts and figures. Extensive appendixes include lists of helpful organizations concerned with asthma and respiratory disorders; tips for travelers with allergies or asthma; an excerpt from Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health; a list of alternative treatments and remedies for respiratory disorders; and much more. The Encyclopedia of Asthma and Respiratory Disorders is an invaluable resource for those suffering from asthma or a respiratory disorder, for their families, and anyone who wants to learn more about respiratory disorders.