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Asthma-An Emerging Epidemic offers the most complete and up-to-date education resource published in recent years (Feb 2002) that has been specifically written for patients and parents of children with asthma. There is no cure for asthma and many patients simply put up with symptoms and suffer the uncertainty that comes with a variable disease. With proper diagnosis, good treatment and effective management, asthma can be controlled and a person with asthma can lead a full, active life
Asthma - An Emerging Epidemic assesses the most current asthma research available and offers the latest insights and advice regarding:
Spectacular Breakthroughs in Asthma diagnosis
New theories on how and why Asthma is an emerging Epidemic
Availability of safer, more potent, and very effective medications
Implementation of innovative educational programs
Controversial side effects of drug therapies and immunotherapy
Futuristic Therapies, including genetic coding
Various types of asthma including-exercise induced, Childhood and young adult asthma, Asthma in Women, Adult asthma
Those reading this book will come away more informed about this complex, yet very treatable, disease.
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As and Asthma sufferer himself and father of two children with asthma, Dr. Hannaway offers a unique perspective to the understanding of asthma. Over the past three decades he has treated thousands of patients with Asthma. Dr. Hannaway, a Fellow of the American Academy of Asthma,Allergy and Immunology and the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, is an Associate Clinical Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. He has served as President of the Massachusetts Allergy and Asthma Society, the New England Society of Allergy and has authored numerous articles on allergy and asthma in medical literature.Review:
"Dr. Hannaway has again found a way to make asthma education informative, interesting and captivating. A Great Resource!" -- Rachel Butler, Editor of Asthma Magazine, Feb 02
"Dr. Hannaway has provided another exceptional information resource for those living with asthma." -- Phillip E. Kornblat, M.D., Professor Clinical Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, Feb 02
"This book is a must-read to understand why asthma has grown into an epidemic." -- Mary Worstell, Executive Director,Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, Feb 02
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Book Description Lighthouse Pr, 2002. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0962179914