Health Reference Series: Asthma Sourcebook

Editor: Chambers, James
Publication Year: 2022
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $97.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $145.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-2004-3
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 8
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Asthma Sourcebook, Sixth Edition provides basic consumer information about the different types of asthma and how they are diagnosed and treated.

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Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Part 1. Basics of Asthma
    • Chapter 1—What Is Asthma?
    • Chapter 2—Asthma Causes and Risk Factors
    • Chapter 3—Do Dietary Factors Contribute to the Development of Asthma?
    • Chapter 4—Asthma Triggers
    • Chapter 5—Asthma Prevalence, Health-Care Use, and Mortality in the United States
    • Chapter 6—Myths and Facts of Asthma
    • Part 2. Recognizing and Diagnosing Asthma
    • Chapter 7—Asthma Attacks
    • Chapter 8—Tests and Procedures Used to Diagnose Asthma
    • Chapter 9—Types of Asthma
    • Chapter 10—Asthmatics at an Increased Risk of Anaphylaxis
    • Part 3. Medications and Asthma Management
    • Chapter 11—Treating Asthma Symptoms
    • Chapter 12—Inhaled Corticosteroids
    • Chapter 13—Nonsteroidal Long-Term Control Medications
    • Chapter 14—Asthma Medication Delivery Mechanisms
    • Chapter 15—Adverse Effects Related to the Use of Asthma Medications
    • Chapter 16—Immunotherapy and Asthma
    • Chapter 17—Alternative and Complementary Asthma Therapies
    • Chapter 18—Controlled Breathing for Asthma Management
    • Chapter 19—New Developments in Asthma Treatment
    • Chapter 20—The Role of the CDC in Asthma Management
    • Part 4. Living with Asthma
    • Chapter 21—Working with Your Doctor
    • Chapter 22—How to Monitor Your Asthma
    • Chapter 23—Minimizing Indoor Asthma Triggers
    • Chapter 24—Managing Outdoor Asthma Triggers
    • Chapter 25—Managing Other Types of Asthma Triggers
    • Chapter 26—Dealing with Coexisting Respiratory Conditions
    • Chapter 27—Dealing with Other Coexisting Conditions
    • Chapter 28—Lifestyle Modification for Asthma Control
    • Chapter 29—Traveling with Asthma
    • Chapter 30—Why Is Medical Identification Critical for People with Life-Threatening Allergies?
    • Chapter 31—Prevention Strategies for Asthma
    • Chapter 32—Preventing Asthma in Animal Handlers
    • Part 5. Pediatric Asthma
    • Chapter 33—Basic Facts about Asthma in Children
    • Chapter 34—Diagnosing Asthma in Children
    • Chapter 35—Treating and Managing Asthma in Children
    • Chapter 36—Dealing with Asthma Flare-Ups in Children
    • Chapter 37—Dealing with Asthma at School
    • Chapter 38—Physical Activity and Children with Asthma
    • Chapter 39—Parenting a Teen with Asthma
    • Chapter 40—Asthma: The Hygiene Hypothesis
    • Chapter 41—Infant Exposure to Pet and Pest Allergens May Reduce Asthma Risk
    • Chapter 42—Asthma Attacks Declining among U.S. Children
    • Part 6. Asthma in Special Populations and Other Health Conditions
    • Chapter 43—Asthma in Minority Populations
    • Chapter 44—Asthma in Older Adults
    • Chapter 45—Asthma and Pregnancy
    • Chapter 46—HIV/AIDS and Asthma
    • Chapter 47—COVID-19 and Asthma
    • Part 7. Clinical Trials and Research Studies on Asthma
    • Chapter 48—Clinical Trials
    • Chapter 49—Ongoing Asthma-Related Clinical Trials
    • Chapter 50—First Generic of Symbicort as Treatment of Asthma
    • Chapter 51—Evaluating New Evidence to Improve Asthma Care and Quality of Life
    • Chapter 52—New Childhood Asthma Clinical Research Network
    • Chapter 53—Infants with Severe Lung Infection at Risk for Asthma
    • Chapter 54—Vaping Products with Unproven Health Claims
    • Part 8. Additional Help and Information
    • Chapter 55—Glossary of Terms Related to Asthma
    • Chapter 56—Directory of Organizations Related to Asthma