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Peter J. Barnes | Ian W. Rodger | Neil C. Thomson


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Now available in its Third Edition, Asthma: Basic Mechanisms and Clinical Management has become the reference text in asthma. This highly successful text sheds new light on the basic physiological and molecular mechanisms of asthma, how current treatments work, and how best to apply the latest knowledge to control this important disease. The Third Edition has undergone radical revision and includes several new chapters. It retains the virtues of the previous volumes by bringing together all of the recent research findings by internationally recognized experts on the causative mechanisms of asthma, including in-depth clinical aspects and therapy. The book presents an integrated approach toward the treatment of this disease with new concepts, changes in asthma management, and the development of new therapeutic agents. Asthma provides extensive references for researchers and clinicians who need to keep abreast of recent developments in this rapidly expanding field.

  • Comprehensive coverage of both basic science and clinical aspects of asthma
  • Extensively referenced throughout

"This book is clearly written...each chapter is extensively referenced and as up to date as possible...essential reading for academics and researchers in the field of asthma."
-Respiratory Medicine
"This is still the only book on asthma that brings together recent information on basic mechanisms and covers in depth clinical aspects and therapy."
-Trends in Pharmacological Science