Summary: Asthma continues to be a major health problem throughout the world and affects over 5% of the population in industrialised countries. Knowledge about asthma has continued to advance very rapidly, with new concepts, changes in asthma management and the development of new therapeutic agents. There is an increasing need to understand how current treatment for asthma works and how best to apply it to control this important disease.
This timely Third Edition of ...show moreAsthma, Basic Mechanisms and Clinical Management edited by Barnes, Rodger and Thomson, has undergone radical revision and includes several new chapters. It brings together all the recent information on basic mechanisms of asthma and also covers in depth clinical aspects and therapy. This integrated approach should appeal to researchers and also clinicians who need to keep abreast of recent developments in this rapidly expanding field. ...show less