Anticholinergic Agents in the Upper and Lower Airways
CRC Press, Jun 4, 1999 - Medical - 240 pages
This comprehensive collection discusses anticholinergic agents, integrating the treatment of rhinitis, the common cold, and asthma in the upper and lower airways, while updating the latest therapeutic practices.
Features assessments of soon-to-be-available medications!
Written by expert allergists and pulmonologists as an exploration of the clinical application of antimuscarinics, Anticholinergic Agents in the Upper and Lower Airways
Containing over 700 references to facilitate further study, Anticholinergic Agents in the Upper and Lower Airways is a thorough, multidisciplinary reference especially relevant to clinical immunologists and allergists, pulmonologists, physiologists, lung biologists, family and general practitioners, internists, pediatricians, and medical students in these disciplines.
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