88. Asthma

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. David A. Beuther and
  2. Richard J. Martin

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch88

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Beuther, D. A. and Martin, R. J. (2005) Asthma, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch88

Editor Information

  1. National Jewish Medical and Research Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Denver, Colorado, USA

Author Information

  1. National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, Colorado, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • airway resistance and lung volume during sleep;
  • ventilatory drive during sleep;
  • circadian rhythms in asthma


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Circadian Rhythms in Asthma: Physiology, Hormonal, Steroid, and β-2 Adrenergic

  • Airway Resistance and Lung Volume During Sleep

  • Airway Inflammation

  • Ventilatory Drive during Sleep

  • Parasympathetic System

  • Airway Secretions

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux

  • Airway Cooling

  • Chronotherapeutic Treatment Approaches

  • Treatment of Other Contributing Conditions

  • Conclusions

  • References