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Childhood Asthma

What It Is and What You Can Do

by Neil Buchanan

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Tricyle Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular medicine,
  • Health - Diseases,
  • Asthma,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Health & Daily Living - Diseases

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJack Newnham (Illustrator), John, M.D. McQuitty (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8686308M
    ISBN 101883672368
    ISBN 109781883672362

    Asthma is a common long-term inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs. It is characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction, and easily triggered bronchospasms. Symptoms include episodes of wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. These may occur a few times a day or a few times per week. Causes: Genetic and environmental factors. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Cover title: What it is and what you can do. Description: 95 pages: illustrations ; 20 cm.

    Childhood Asthma - CRC Press Book This reference collects the latest studies on the development, diagnosis, and treatment of childhood asthma and offers current perspectives on new technologies that will shape the management of pediatric asthma in the forthcoming decade-illustrating how advances in pulmonary function measurement, in. Book Description. This reference collects the latest studies on the development, diagnosis, and treatment of childhood asthma and offers current perspectives on new technologies that will shape the management of pediatric asthma in the forthcoming decade-illustrating how advances in pulmonary function measurement, inflammatory markers, imaging, and pharmacogenetics .

    Questions & Answers About Asthma. In this authoritative guide book, Dr. Claudia S. Plottel provides practical answers to asthmatic people and their families about the development of this chronic disease, treatment options, coping strategies, the importance of exercise and nutrition, and much more. Asthma is a chronic disease that affects your airways. Your airways are tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs. If you have asthma, the inside walls of your airways become sore and swollen. In the United States, about 20 million people have asthma. Nearly 9 million of them are children. Children have smaller airways than adults, which.


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Childhood asthma; Childhood asthma Supplementary Material. WB Childhood Asthma Supplement. Italian version. Related Chapters. Genetic susceptibility. Chapter 3. read more (Genetic susceptibility) Early-life events. Chapter 4. read more (Early-life events) Adult asthma. Chapter   The kids in these videos have asthma.

Watch them demonstrate the techniques they use to take their medicine. This helps them control their asthma. Childhood Asthma. Source: Developed by the DC Department of Health. © This video discusses how you can manage asthma to help prevent attacks or decrease the overall health effects of this disease.

Advance praise for Healing the New Childhood Epidemics: Autism, ADHD, Asthma, and Allergies “An easy-to-read commonsense guide to beneficial biomedical treatments such as diets and supplements. Bock clearly explains the different options and provides case histories of treatment successes.” –Temple Grandin, author of Thinking in PicturesCited by: 7.

Each child is an individual, and each child with asthma should be treated individually. In this highly readable book, Dr. Hunt pushes back a little - and shows parents how to push back - against institutions that permit only algorithm-based, generic care for childhood asthma/5(13).

childhood asthma. FREE subscriptions for doctors and students Asthma is commonest in children, and is predominantly extrinsic. Asthma that occurs in children is often associated at onset with a recent history of a viral upper respiratory tract infection.

In fact a virus associated wheeze occurs in some 20% of children. Asthma and Outdoor Air Pollution [PDF – KB] This fact sheet provides information for people with asthma on understanding and using outdoor air quality warnings.

Select a Language. Cleaning Products and Work-Related Asthma. [PDF – KB] Fact sheet from the California Department of Public Health on cleaning products and asthma. Although childhood and adult asthma share the same underlying pathophysiological mechanisms, there are some important anatomical, physiological, social, emotional, and developmental age-related differences.

This chapter discusses some of the features and problems that are distinctive in childhood asthma. Asthma books are a great way to learn about asthma management and free is even better. Learn everything that you need to know to stay symptom-free.

Download any of the asthma books listed below. Learn how to control your asthma symptoms anytime and anywhere. Asthma - From Childhood Asthma to ACOS Phenotypes. Edited by: Celso Pereira. ISBNeISBNPDF ISBNPublished Cited by: 1.

asthma (ăz´mə, ăs´–), chronic inflammatory respiratory disease characterized by periodic attacks of wheezing, shortness of breath, and a tight feeling in the chest.A cough producing sticky mucus is symptomatic.

The symptoms often appear to be caused by the body's reaction to a trigger such as an allergen (commonly pollen, house dust, animal dander: see. The Australian Asthma Handbook provides best-practice, evidence-based guidance translated into practical advice for primary care health professionals.

Current version was published in March Read More. Join our health professional community and stay informed on Handbook updates Subscribe. Hallmark of Asthma: Bronchi al wall Hyperresponsiveness. Develops as a final step in "allergic march" Base: Allergic predisposition by Family History.

Step 1: Onset of allergic disease in infants. Food Allergy GI disorders (serum IgE increased) Atopic Dermatitis. Step 2: Progression of allergy in young children. clinical features of childhood asthma. differential diagnosis.

aspirated foreign body. lung cancer. chronic obstructive airways disease. pulmonary embolism. carcinoid syndrome. cardiac asthma. pulmonary oedema. eosinophilic pneumonia.

diagnosis of asthma in adults. if intermediate probability of asthma. Rubin DH, Leventhal JM, Sadock RT, Letovsky E, Schottland P, Clemente I, McCarthy P.

Educational intervention by computer in childhood asthma: a randomized clinical trial testing the use of a new teaching intervention in childhood asthma. Pediatrics. Jan; 77 (1):1– LeBaron S, Zeltzer LK, Ratner P, Kniker WT.

"This reference collects the latest studies on the development, diagnosis, and treatment of childhood asthma and offers current perspectives on new technologies that will shape the management of pediatric asthma in the forthcoming decade - illustrating how advances in pulmonary function measurement, inflammatory markers, imaging, and pharmacogenetics will.

Asthma is one of the major noncommunicable diseases. It is a chronic disease of the the air passages of the lungs which inflames and narrows them. Some million people currently suffer from asthma. It is a common disease among children.

Most asthma-related deaths occur in low- and lower-middle income countries. These Free Comic Books Explain Asthma in a Way Kids Can Understand. In the United States, Their latest series follows a year-old boy named Savion as he learns the science behind asthma and the importance of proper treatment for the disease.

The most recent book in the series focuses on the right way to use an inhaler. Publisher Summary. This chapter examines the definitions, similarities and differences between asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), drawing heavily on the latest information on asthma and COPD that is included in the guidelines on the diagnosis and management of these diseases from two widely respected global initiatives, the Global.

A lot of individuals have asthma and specially for chilren it may be hard to talk about. This book explains what asthma is in a friendly way and even shows that nobody will look at you differently because you have it. You may even have some friends that have asthma.

Good book for teaching children what asthma is and how it may accure/5. Asthma is a common condition caused by narrowing of the small air passages in the lungs.

The narrowing happens when air passages become swollen and inflamed, causing more mucus to be produced. About one in four children will be diagnosed with asthma sometime during childhood. With the right treatment, nearly all children with asthma will be.

Asthma affects an estimated million individuals worldwide. It is a serious global health problem affecting all age groups, with increasing prevalence in many developing countries, rising treatment costs, and a rising burden for patients and the community.

Asthma still imposes an unacceptable burden on. More than of them had asthma during childhood -- but 40% of these were free of asthma symptoms by age The findings were reported at this week's American Thoracic Society International Author: Salynn Boyles.Asthma is a long-lasting lung disease that affects about 25 million people of all ages in the United States.

Of these, an estimated 7 million are children, and about 3 million are aged 5 to Asthma inflames and narrows the airways, causing people to cough, wheeze, feel tightness in their chest, and have shortness of breath.