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Asthma: Answers at your Fingertips 5th edition
by Dr Mark L Levy, Monica Fletcher, Professor Soren Pederson
Answers at your Fingertips
July 2014

Asthma is a very common condition, affecting people of all ages from infant to adult. Many people are not aware that it can be very dangerous, even fatal, if it is not taken seriously and properly treated, as it can flare up without warning.
Asthma needs regular preventative treatment and the authors explain why this is so important.

They show you:

How to recognise danger signs.
When to worry and when not to.
What to do in an emergency.
When to call for help.
This Fifth Edition of Asthma: Answers at your Fingertips answers 100 real questions on asthma asked by people with asthma and their families, and answered by experts in the practical treatment of asthma.It helps you to take control of your condition, so that you can lead a normal, active life, free of symptoms.
Table of Contents:
Part 1 Introduction
Part 2 What is asthma and how does it affect people?
Part 3 Symptoms and triggers of asthma
Part 4 How is asthma diagnosed?
Part 5 Treatments for asthma
Part 6 Controlling asthma
Part 7 Living with asthma
Part 8 Children and asthma
Part 9 Emergencies
About the Authors:
Dr Mark L Levy MBChB, FRCGP is a London general practitioner with a lifetime of experience treating asthma. He was Editor-in-Chief of the Primary Care Respiratory Journal (now Primary Care Respiratory Medicine), and was the Clinical Lead of the UK National Review of Asthma Deaths, published in 2014.
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