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Title Asthma : causes, complications & treatment / edited by Adelina H. Bislimi, Lulezime C. Tolka.
Imprint Hauppauge, N.Y. : Nova Science, 2012.

Subject Asthma.
Asthma -- therapy.
Alt Name Bislimi, Adelina H.
Tolka, Lulezime C.
Description 1 online resource (x, 154 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface -- 1: Mathematical modeling in aspirin-induced asthma: theory and clinical applications / Ales Fajmut, Andrej Dobovisek and Milan Brumen -- 2: Role of neuroimmune and psychological systems in the pathophysiology of bronchial asthma / Ervin C Mingomataj and Alketa H Bakiri -- 3: Special considerations of asthma in older adults / Pooja Oza and Sharmilee M Nyenhuis -- 4: Changes of respiratory epithelium in bronchial asthma / Adriana Grigoras and Irina-Draga Caruntu -- 5: Epidemiology of asthma during pregnancy / Ohad Katz and Eyal Sheiner -- Index.
Summary Book Description: Asthma is a complex disorder characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, airflow obstruction, bronchial hyper-responsiveness, and underlying inflammation. Although asthma is commonly thought of as a disease of children and young adults, a significant percentage of the older adult population is affected and carry a higher rate of morbidity and mortality from the disease. This book examines the causes, complications and treatment of asthma with topics including mathematical modelling in aspirin-induced asthma; the role of neuroimmune and psychological systems in the pathophysiology of bronchial asthma; special considerations of asthma in older adults; changes in the respiratory epithelium in bronchial asthma; and epidemiology of asthma during pregnancy--Preface.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781622574537 (electronic bk.)
1622574532 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 829243497
Additional Format Print version: Asthma. Hauppauge, N.Y. : Nova Science, 2012 9781622574476 (OCoLC)809124193

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