Chapter 35. Asthma: Management

  1. Anthony Seaton CBE, BA, MD, FRCP, FRCPE, FFOM, FMedSci1,2,
  2. Douglas Seaton MD, FRCP3 and
  3. The late A. Gordon Leitch Bsc, MB, PhD, FRCPE, FCCP
  1. Graham Crompton

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470695999.ch35

Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition

Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Crompton, G. (2000) Asthma: Management, in Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition (eds A. Seaton, D. Seaton and A. G. Leitch), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470695999.ch35

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Environmental & Occupational Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

  2. 2

    Honorary Consultant Physician, Aberdeen Royal Hospital NHS Trust

  3. 3

    Consultant Physician, Department of Respiratory Medicine, The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Suffolk, England

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780865428577

Online ISBN: 9780470695999

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Keywords:

  • asthma;
  • management;
  • morbidity;
  • peak flow monitoring;
  • bronchodilator

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Aims and Principles of Management

  • Patient Participation

  • Drug Treatment

  • Management of Chronic Asthma

  • Management of Severe Acute Asthma

  • Inhalation Delivery Systems

  • Immunotherapy

  • Miscellaneous Problems in Asthma Management

  • References