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Making a difference in the management of asthma

Making a difference in the management of asthma

a guide for respiratory therapists

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in [Bethesda, Md.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asthma,
  • Asthma -- Chemotherapy,
  • Antiasthmatic agents

  • Edition Notes

    StatementU.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Asthma Education and Prevention Program, in partnership with American Association for Respiratory Care
    SeriesNIH publication -- no. 02-1964
    ContributionsNational Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, American Association for Respiratory Care
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationx, 57 p.
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14535327M
    OCLC/WorldCa53060782

    This book provides a practical, stepwise, evidence-based approach to effective management of patients with difficult to treat asthma. The impact of asthma on morbidity and healthcare utilization increases exponentially with severity. Severe refractory asthma accounts for less than 5% of all asthma. A lot of people think that treating asthma is simple: when you start wheezing, just take a puff from a rescue inhaler. But it's not so straightforward for most : R. Morgan Griffin.


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