- Includes a collection of images that assist visual investigation of signs and symptoms
- Presents information doctors can put to immediate use in their daily practice
- Supplies a practical reference to the complexities of diagnosing, treating, and preventing asthma
Asthma currently affects more than 150 million people worldwide, with almost half experiencing symptoms that disrupt their everyday lives. Its prevalence is rapidly increasing on a global basis, particularly in young children and adults. Even more alarming is the general trend of increased deaths and hospitalizations from asthma recorded in all the industrialized countries of the world.
Containing a copious amount of color illustrations, Asthma: An Atlas of Investigation and Diagnosis is an authoritative textbook and reference designed with the needs of clinicians in mind. It provides vital information on the symptoms, diagnosis, 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 reference that all doctors treating this condition will find invaluable in their daily practice.