More Details about New And Exploratory Therapeutic Agents For Asthma

General Information  
Author(s)Michael Yeadon and Zuzana Diamant
PublisherTaylor & Francis
ISBN9780824778613
Pages528
BindingHardbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearNovember 2000

Description

Discusses three major classes of asthma therapies-bronchodilators, antiinflammatories, and antiallergics-as well as potential new therapeutic approaches! This comprehensive volume addresses the latest treatment strategies for asthma, keying in on the genetics and molecular biology of asthma and pointing the way toward new, commercially viable therapies. Presents the most up-to-date information available on the genetics, epidemiology, pathology, pharmacology, and pulmonology of asthma. Written by more than 20 leading international experts, New and Exploratory Therapeutic Agents for Asthma explores asthma both as incidence of dysfunctional airway smooth muscle and as a disorder of the immune system examines the role of monoclonal antibodies in allergy and asthma