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monografie, knihy, e-knihy
monografie, knihy, e-knihy
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Source: katalogy Medvik
Title
Fast facts: asthma : improve patient self-management and drug use, achieve asthma control / Jo A. Douglass, Timothy S.C. Hinks
Author
Date of issue
2021
Edition
5th edition
Publisher
Basel : S. Karger, 2021
Physical description
1 online resource (140 pages) : 32 figures, 32 in color, 24 tables
Language
angličtina
Country
Německo
Document type
monografie, knihy, e-knihy
ISBN
978-1-910797-75-4 (on-line)
978-1-912776-61-0
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NLK: ebook
Record number
krg280587
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Abstract
Asthma is the world's most common chronic respiratory condition, affecting over 350 million people worldwide and inflicting a heavy individual, social and economic burden of disease. In this rapidly changing field, a plethora of new inhaled therapies and devices have emerged, as well as a better understanding of disease phenotyping and biology. This fully updated fifth edition of 'Fast Facts: Asthma' discusses recent trends in an easy-reference format, while highlighting imminent new developments, to provide a valuable resource for general practitioners, specialist asthma nurses and others with a keen interest in improving the outcomes of the very many people living with asthma.Table of Contents:• Pathophysiology• Epidemiology, etiology and natural history• Diagnosis and classification• Asthma medications• Management principles• Severe and refractory asthma• Acute asthma attacks• Preventing asthma attacks• Asthma in special circumstances• Developments
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