10. Management of Asthma and Allergy

  1. Janice Mighten RGN, RSCN, MSc, BMed Sci(Hons)
  1. Jayesh Bhatt1,
  2. Harish Vyas2 and
  3. Debra Forster3

Published Online: 5 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118702680.ch10

Children's Respiratory Nursing

Children's Respiratory Nursing

How to Cite

Bhatt, J., Vyas, H. and Forster, D. (2012) Management of Asthma and Allergy, in Children's Respiratory Nursing (ed J. Mighten), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd,., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118702680.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    Consultant Respiratory Paediatrician

  2. 2

    Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine

  3. 3

    Specialist Practitioner in Children's Community Nursing, Nottingham Children's Hospitall

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 11 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405197755

Online ISBN: 9781118702680

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Keywords:

  • Airway hyper-responsiveness (AHR);
  • Asthma and allergy;
  • British Thoracic Society (BTS);
  • Bronchodilators;
  • Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA);
  • Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS);
  • Paediatric intensive care unit;
  • Pathophysiology;
  • Peak expiratory flow rates (PEFR);
  • Steroids

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definition of Asthma

  • Treatment of Asthma

  • Acute Severe Asthma

  • Nursing Management

  • Care in the Community

  • Conclusion

  • References