The purpose of this book is to provide medical students postgraduate fellows general practitioners and specialists a succinct easy-to-read well-illustrated and comprehensive review of difficult asthma. The book brings together the opinion of international experts in the field and provides a pragmatic overview of the clinical problems giving an insight into the complexity of this population and providing a framework for managing these patients. It covers the etiology pathogenesis and management of refractory asthma and novel therapeutic approaches in this group. Importantly it gives an insight into the patient’s perspective of severe asthma and the associated disproportionate use of healthcare resources and major economic burden of poorly controlled asthma.

Key Features:-

  • Provides a focussed up-to-date summary of clinical assessment and management of this complex clinica
  • Defines the current scientific understanding of the immunological mechanisms and disease heterogenei
  • Provides an insight into how having refractory asthma can affect the physical and psychological aspe
  • Examines the role of novel therapeutic strategies for refractory asthma
  • Defines the important research priorities to advance our understanding of this clinical area.

More Details about Difficult Asthma (Clinical Focus Series) 1st Edition

General Information  
PublisherJaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
BindingPaper Back
Publish YearJanuary 2013