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100 questions & answers about asthma, Claudia S. Plottel

Label
100 questions & answers about asthma
Title
100 questions & answers about asthma
Statement of responsibility
Claudia S. Plottel
Title variation
One hundred questions and answers about asthma
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The only book to provide the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About Asthma gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, coping strategies - for both patient and family - sources of support, and much more. Written by a world-class asthma specialist, this clearly written, readable book offers the latest medical knowledge and practical tips on what asthma is and what you can do to treat it effectively. Featuring "insider" advice from an asthma patient, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this disease."--Back cover
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Plottel, Claudia S
Dewey number
616.2/38
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC591
LC item number
.P574 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WF553
NLM item number
.P729o 2005 9HUKM
Series statement
100 questions & answers
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Asthma
  • Asthma
Label
100 questions & answers about asthma, Claudia S. Plottel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-202) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part 1. Asthma: Facts, Theories, and Controversies -- What is asthma? -- How many Americans have asthma? -- Is it true that asthma is on the upswing? -- Why is asthma so common? -- What causes asthma? -- What is the contemporary view of asthma and how does it differ from the traditional? -- Part 2. Asthma: Symptoms and Diagnosis -- -- What are the symptoms of asthma? -- Are there medical conditions that can mimic asthma, or make it more severe? -- Could my symptoms be due to a condition other than asthma?-- How is the diagnosis of asthma established?-- What diagnostic tests are used to help diagnose asthma? -- Part 3. Asthma: Classification and Variant Forms --What is the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP)? -- What is cough variant asthma?-- What is exercise-induced asthma? -- What is the "asthmatic triad"? -- What is occupational asthma? -- Part 4. Asthma: Treatment Strategies -- What is an asthma management or action plan? -- Why should I use medicine if I feel fine? -- My asthma is active; how do I know if I should go to the nearest hospital emergency room?-- What are the goals of asthma treatment?-- What medications are helpful for asthma? -- Part 5. Asthma: Medications New and Old -- What medications are helpful for asthma?-- What is the difference between a medicine's generic and brand name?-- Why are so many asthma medicines in inhaler form?-- What is the correct way to use to use my dry powder inhaler (DPI)?-- How can I tell when my inhaler is nearly empty?-- Are steroids dangerous medicines? --Part 6. Asthma: A Healthy Lifestyle -- What's "new" in asthma treatment? -- My asthma worsens each month near my period. Is that possible? -- Should I take extra vitamins or mineral supplements because I have asthma? -- Is obesity related to asthma? -- Is caffeine good for people with asthma? -- What sports are especially beneficial in asthma? -- Is asthma mostly a psychological disease?
  • Part 7. Special Topic: Asthma and Pregnancy -- Are asthma medications harmful to my unborn child? -- Will pregnancy worsen my asthma? -- Will I be able to breast-feed my baby if I'm taking medication for my asthma? -- Part 8. Special Topic: Asthma and Children -- Will my child outgrow his or her asthma? -- How can I make sure that my child's school staff can deal with his or her asthma? How about summer camp staff? -- Why should by child bother using a peak-flow meter?
Control code
ocm56615849
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 227 pages
Isbn
9780763747930
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2004022747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)56615849
Label
100 questions & answers about asthma, Claudia S. Plottel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-202) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part 1. Asthma: Facts, Theories, and Controversies -- What is asthma? -- How many Americans have asthma? -- Is it true that asthma is on the upswing? -- Why is asthma so common? -- What causes asthma? -- What is the contemporary view of asthma and how does it differ from the traditional? -- Part 2. Asthma: Symptoms and Diagnosis -- -- What are the symptoms of asthma? -- Are there medical conditions that can mimic asthma, or make it more severe? -- Could my symptoms be due to a condition other than asthma?-- How is the diagnosis of asthma established?-- What diagnostic tests are used to help diagnose asthma? -- Part 3. Asthma: Classification and Variant Forms --What is the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP)? -- What is cough variant asthma?-- What is exercise-induced asthma? -- What is the "asthmatic triad"? -- What is occupational asthma? -- Part 4. Asthma: Treatment Strategies -- What is an asthma management or action plan? -- Why should I use medicine if I feel fine? -- My asthma is active; how do I know if I should go to the nearest hospital emergency room?-- What are the goals of asthma treatment?-- What medications are helpful for asthma? -- Part 5. Asthma: Medications New and Old -- What medications are helpful for asthma?-- What is the difference between a medicine's generic and brand name?-- Why are so many asthma medicines in inhaler form?-- What is the correct way to use to use my dry powder inhaler (DPI)?-- How can I tell when my inhaler is nearly empty?-- Are steroids dangerous medicines? --Part 6. Asthma: A Healthy Lifestyle -- What's "new" in asthma treatment? -- My asthma worsens each month near my period. Is that possible? -- Should I take extra vitamins or mineral supplements because I have asthma? -- Is obesity related to asthma? -- Is caffeine good for people with asthma? -- What sports are especially beneficial in asthma? -- Is asthma mostly a psychological disease?
  • Part 7. Special Topic: Asthma and Pregnancy -- Are asthma medications harmful to my unborn child? -- Will pregnancy worsen my asthma? -- Will I be able to breast-feed my baby if I'm taking medication for my asthma? -- Part 8. Special Topic: Asthma and Children -- Will my child outgrow his or her asthma? -- How can I make sure that my child's school staff can deal with his or her asthma? How about summer camp staff? -- Why should by child bother using a peak-flow meter?
Control code
ocm56615849
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 227 pages
Isbn
9780763747930
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2004022747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)56615849

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