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Asthma: Answers at your Fingertips

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    ISBN: 9781859593721
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Dr Mark L Levy, Monica Fletcher, Professor Soren Pederson


Asthma is a very common condition, affecting people of all ages from infant to adult. Many people are not aware that it can be very dangerous, even fatal, if it is not taken seriously and properly treated, as it can flare up without warning.
Asthma needs regular preventative treatment and the authors explain why this is so important.     

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This Fifth Edition of Asthma: Answers at your Fingertips answers 100 real questions on asthma asked by people with asthma and their families, and answered by experts in the practical treatment of asthma.It helps you to take control of your condition, so that you can lead a normal, active life, free of symptoms.

Available on Kindle.

Table of Contents:
Part 1 Introduction
Part 2 What is asthma and how does it affect people?
Part 3 Symptoms and triggers of asthma
Part 4 How is asthma diagnosed?
Part 5 Treatments for asthma
Part 6 Controlling asthma
Part 7 Living with asthma
Part 8 Children and asthma
Part 9 Emergencies

About the Authors:
Dr Mark L Levy MBChB, FRCGP is a London general practitioner with a lifetime of experience treating asthma. He was Editor-in-Chief of the Primary Care Respiratory Journal (now Primary Care Respiratory Medicine), and was the Clinical Lead of the UK National Review of Asthma Deaths, published in 2014.

Monica Fletcher OBE, MSc, PGCE, BSc nursing, is Chief Executive of Education for Health and Chair of the European Lung Foundation. She trained and practised as a primary care specialist asthma nurse and now heads up an educational charity.

Professor Soren Pederson MD, PhD, DrMedSci. is a specialist paediatrician, with an international reputation. He is currently Professor of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine at The University of Southern Denmark in Odense, and Consulting Paediatric Chest Physician and Allergist at the Department of Paediatrics at Kolding Hospital, Denmark.

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