Chapter 115. Treatment of Chronic Asthma

  1. William W. Busse MD1 and
  2. Stephen T. Holgate BSc, MD, FRCP2
  1. Romain Pauwels

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694923.ch45

Asthma and Rhinitis, Second Edition

Asthma and Rhinitis, Second Edition

How to Cite

Pauwels, R. (2000) Treatment of Chronic Asthma, in Asthma and Rhinitis, Second Edition (eds W. W. Busse and S. T. Holgate), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694923.ch45

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Medicine Head, Clinical Immunology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School, Department of Medicine, Madison Wisconsin, USA

  2. 2

    Clinical Professor of Immuno-Pharmacology, Medical Specialties, Southampton General Hospital, Youthampton, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632041756

Online ISBN: 9780470694923



  • chronic asthma;
  • lnhaled glucocorticosteroids;
  • oropharyngeal candidiasis;
  • gastrointestinal side effects;
  • immunosuppressive medications


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Non-Pharmacological Treatments

  • Pharmacological Treatments

  • Immunotherapy

  • Non-Conventional Treatments

  • Treatment of Chronic Asthma

  • References