Teen Health Series: Asthma Information for Teens

Editor/Author Wohlenhaus, Kim
Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1086-0
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 10
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Comprehensive information about various forms of asthma, factors that may contribute to the development of asthma, and common asthma triggers.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part One: Asthma Facts
  • Chapter 1—The Lungs And Respiratory System
  • Chapter 2—What Is Asthma?
  • Chapter 3—Asthma Statistics
  • Chapter 4—Asthma In Children And Young Adults
  • Chapter 5—Asthma And Diverse Communities
  • Chapter 6—Risk Factors For Developing Asthma
  • Chapter 7—Types Of Asthma
  • Chapter 8—Exercise-Induced Asthma
  • Chapter 9—Nocturnal Asthma
  • Chapter 10—Occupational Asthma
  • Part Two: Diagnosing And Managing Asthma
  • Chapter 11—How To Tell If You Have Asthma
  • Chapter 12—How Your Doctor Diagnoses Asthma
  • Chapter 13—What Does A Pulmonologist Do?
  • Chapter 14—Should I See An Allergist?
  • Chapter 15—Allergy Testing
  • Chapter 16—What Is A Peak Flow Meter?
  • Chapter 17—Tips For Controlling Your Asthma
  • Chapter 18—Asthma Attacks
  • Part Three: Medications Used To Treat Asthma Symptoms
  • Chapter 19—How Is Asthma Treated?
  • Chapter 20—Understanding The Different Types Of Asthma Medications
  • Chapter 21—What You Need To Know About Anti-IgE Treatment
  • Chapter 22—What You need To Know About Bronchodilators
  • Chapter 23—What You Need To Know About Corticosteroids
  • Chapter 24—What You Need To Know About Cromolyn Sodium
  • Chapter 25—What You Need To Know About Montelukast And Other Leukotriene Modifiers
  • Chapter 26—What You Need To Know About Theophylline
  • Chapter 27—Inhaled Steroids
  • Chapter 28—Do Inhaled Steroids Stunt Your Growth?
  • Chapter 29—Dry Powder Inhalers
  • Chapter 30—How To Use Asthma Medication Devices
  • Chapter 31—Alternative Therapies For Managing Asthma
  • Part Four: Other Medical Conditions And Asthma
  • Chapter 32—Allergies And Asthma: What's The Connection?
  • Chapter 33—Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Chapter 34—Colds And Influenza
  • Chapter 35—Coughing: A Defense Mechanism And A Symptom
  • Chapter 36—Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) And Asthma
  • Chapter 37—Osteoporosis: Risks For People With Asthma
  • Chapter 38—Rhinitis And Sinusitis
  • Part Five: Lifestyle Issues In Asthma Management
  • Chapter 39—Living With Asthma
  • Chapter 40—Recognizing Asthma Symptoms And Triggers
  • Chapter 41—Air Pollution And Outdoor Triggers
  • Chapter 42—Controlling Asthma Triggers In The Home
  • Chapter 43—What People With Asthma Should Know About Pets
  • Chapter 44—Using An Asthma Action Plan
  • Chapter 45—Calming Your Cough
  • Chapter 46—The September Epidemic: The Back-To-School Season And Asthma
  • Chapter 47—Managing Asthma In The School Environment
  • Chapter 48—Good Health Habits And Asthma
  • Chapter 49—Exercise And Asthma
  • Chapter 50—Teen Smoking And Asthma
  • Chapter 51—Traveling With Asthma
  • Chapter 52—Why Nonadherence To Treatment Plans Is A Problem
  • Chapter 53—Dealing With Asthma Emergencies
  • Part Six: Asthma Research
  • Chapter 54—The National Asthma Control Program
  • Chapter 55—Ozone, Air Quality, And Asthma
  • Chapter 56—Hormone Fluctuations And Asthma
  • Chapter 57—New Treatments For Asthma
  • Chapter 58—Medicines That Can Make Asthma Worse
  • Part Seven: If You Need Additional Help And Information
  • Chapter 59—Asthma Organizations
  • Chapter 60—If You Would Like To Read More About Asthma