Chapter 123. Recalcitrant Asthma

  1. William W. Busse MD1 and
  2. Stephen T. Holgate BSc, MD, FRCP2
  1. Harold S. Nelson

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694923.ch53

Asthma and Rhinitis, Second Edition

Asthma and Rhinitis, Second Edition

How to Cite

Nelson, H. S. (2000) Recalcitrant Asthma, in Asthma and Rhinitis, Second Edition (eds W. W. Busse and S. T. Holgate), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694923.ch53

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



  • hypersensitivity pneumonitis;
  • bronchiolitis obliterans;
  • tobacco smoke;
  • asthma;
  • indoor fungi


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Establishing the Diagnosis of Asthma

  • Control of Factors Which can Contribute to Asthma Severity

  • Inadequate Treatment

  • Consequences of Severe Asthma

  • References