© 2012 – CRC Press
210 pages | 1 Color Illus. | 40 B/W Illus.
Healthcare professionals have become more educated in recent years. As such, the demand for comprehensive and focused evidenced-based texts and scientific literature covering single areas of nursing and healthcare science or treatment has also increased. This volume covers a range to issues related to asthma treatment. Topics include asthma care in primary care centers, rhinosinusitis, psychological distress related to asthma, inhalation techniques for different inhalers, emergency treatment for acute asthma, therapy for elderly patients, treatment for pediatric asthma, nursing care at home, and more.
The Quality of Asthma Care within Primary Care, Mark Karaczun, Asmaa Abdelhamid, Sue Maisey and Nicholas Steel
Prostaglandins and Leukotrienes, Mediators of Inflammation in Asthma, Neil L. Misso, Shashi Aggarwal and Philip J. Thompson
Unsatisfactory Asthma Control, A Review, Braido Fulvio, Baiardini Ilaria, Lagasio Chiara, Sclifò Francesca, Lan-Anh Le and Canonica Giorgio Walter
Rhinosinusitis and Asthma, Bachert Claus, Gevaert Philippe, Van Zele Thibaut and Acke Frederic
Serious Psychological Distress and Asthma, Michael E. King
Adherence to Guidelines—Guidelines in Acute Severe Asthma, Hannah K. Bayes and Neil C. Thomson
Inhalation Techniques Associated with Different Devices used in the Treatment of Asthma, Masaya Takemura
Treatment of Acute Asthma in the Emergency Setting, Thomas J. Ferro
Nurse-led Home Visits for Difficult Asthma, Pippa Hall and Andrew Bush
Asthma Therapy in Elderly Patients, Andrzej Bozek and Jerzy Jarzab
Treatment of Pediatric Asthma, Kenny Yat-Choi Kwong and Peter Huynh