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Title Asthma : causes, complications & treatment / edited by Adelina H. Bislimi, Lulezime C. Tolka.

Imprint Hauppauge, N.Y. : Nova Science, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (x, 154 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Pulmonary and respiratory diseases and disorders
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Preface -- 1: Mathematical modeling in aspirin-induced asthma: theory and clinical applications / Ales Fajmut, Andrej Dobovisek and Milan Brumen -- 2: Role of neuroimmune and psychological systems in the pathophysiology of bronchial asthma / Ervin C Mingomataj and Alketa H Bakiri -- 3: Special considerations of asthma in older adults / Pooja Oza and Sharmilee M Nyenhuis -- 4: Changes of respiratory epithelium in bronchial asthma / Adriana Grigoras and Irina-Draga Caruntu -- 5: Epidemiology of asthma during pregnancy / Ohad Katz and Eyal Sheiner -- Index.
Summary Book Description: Asthma is a complex disorder characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, airflow obstruction, bronchial hyper-responsiveness, and underlying inflammation. Although asthma is commonly thought of as a disease of children and young adults, a significant percentage of the older adult population is affected and carry a higher rate of morbidity and mortality from the disease. This book examines the causes, complications and treatment of asthma with topics including mathematical modelling in aspirin-induced asthma; the role of neuroimmune and psychological systems in the pathophysiology of bronchial asthma; special considerations of asthma in older adults; changes in the respiratory epithelium in bronchial asthma; and epidemiology of asthma during pregnancy--Preface.
Subject Asthma.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Respiratory.
MEDICAL -- Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine.
Asthma. (OCoLC)fst00819313
Asthma -- therapy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Bislimi, Adelina H.
Tolka, Lulezime C.
Other Form: Print version: Asthma. Hauppauge, N.Y. : Nova Science, 2012 9781622574476 (OCoLC)809124193
ISBN 9781622574537 (electronic bk.)
1622574532 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. DEBBG BV041049550
DEBSZ 472772813
DEBBG BV043774881

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