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An illustrated Asthma Care Study Guide. Navigate from Table of Contents or search for words or phrases.

Audience

Intended for everyone interested in asthma. No previous knowledge of medicine is necessary.

Features

Asthma is explained in details.
Diagnosis and treatment of asthma is explained.
Breathing exercises are described.
Acupressure treatment for asthma is described.
Special sections on first aid in asthma.
Illustrated human anatomy chapter.
Always have the guide available for a quick reference.
Consult the guide during an emergency or read it at leisure.
Search for the words or phrases
Navigate from Table of Contents or read page by page
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Table of Contents

Asthma: Introduction | History | Epidemiology | Causes | Prognosis

Diagnosis: Signs and symptoms | Diagnosis | Differential diagnosis

Medical tests: Spirometry | Metacholine challenge test | Peak flow meter | Wheezing | Rhonchi

Pathophysiology: Bronchoconstriction | Bronchial inflammation | Pathogenesis | Sleep apnea

Treatment: Introduction | Relief medication | Prevention medication | Long-acting â2-agonists | Emergency treatment | Nebulizer | Alternative and complementary medicine | Asthma Diary | Acupressure

Breathing exercises: Controlled Study | Buteyko Method | Strelnikova Method

Medications: Bronchodilator | Anticholinergics | Beta2-adrenergic receptor agonists | Leukotriene receptor antagonists | Xanthines | Mast cell stabilizers | Antitussive | Antihistamine

Anti-inflammatory:

Corticosteroids:
Prednisone | Dexamethasone

NSAIDs
: Aspirin | Ibuprofen

First Aid: Anaphylaxis (constriction of airways) | Asthma | First Aid Techniques | World-wide Emergency Telephone Numbers

Anatomy and physiology of Respiratory System: Introduction | Nose | Nasal cavity | Trachea | Lungs | Conducting zone | Respiratory zone

GENRE
Santé et bien-être
SORTIE
2010
1 janvier
LANGUE
EN
Anglais
LONGUEUR
173
Pages
ÉDITIONS
MobileReference
TAILLE
408,5
Ko

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