Publication Year: 2007
Authors/Editor: Johnston, Sebastian L.
Publisher: Clinical Publishing
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 86
With ready to-use-information in an easily accessible format this collection of images compiled by experts assists in the visual investigation of signs and symptoms asthma.
Asthma currently affects more than 150 million people worldwide with almost half of these experiencing symptoms that disrupt their everyday lives. In addition prevalence is rapidly increasing on a global basis, particularly in young children and adults. Astonishingly 180,000 people still lose their lives to asthma each year. Asthma: An Atlas of Investigation and Management is an illustrated textbook and reference for clinicians. Containing 144 full color pages, this outstanding new volume provides vital visual information on the diagnosis, symptoms and prevention of asthma.
Rich with photographic images supported by straight forward descriptions and explanations of each problem, the book is a practical and accessible resource that all doctors treating this condition will find invaluable in their daily practice.