Emergency Asthma

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CRC Press, Feb 23, 1999 - Medical - 620 pages
This landmark work represents the first book focusing on the acute asthmatic in the emergency department. This superb reference provides a wide range of practical yet thorough, state of the art perspectives on the evaluation and treatment of acute asthma. It features a unique collaboration between authorities in emergency medicine, intensive care,
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Where Have We Been?
1
Chapter 2 Where Might We Go?
33
Chapter 3 Asthma Production and Biochemistry
37
Chapter 4 Asthma
47
Chapter 5 Epidemiology of Asthma
59
Chapter 6 Allergic Asthma
81
Chapter 7 Rhinitis Sinusitis and Acute Asthma
91
Chapter 8 Respiratory Infections
113
Chapter 21 Aminophylline
335
Chapter 22 Steroids
349
Chapter 23 Anticholinergics and Asthma
369
Chapter 24 Magnesium
385
Chapter 25 Medical Management of Severe Acute Asthma
395
Chapter 26 Intubation of the Asthma Patient
419
Chapter 27 Management of Acute Asthma in Children
429
Chapter 28 Acute Asthma in Pregnancy
443

Chapter 9 The Relationship Between Acute Asthma and Air Pollution
127
Chapter 10 Premenstrual Asthma
145
Chapter 11 Nocturnal Asthma
157
Chapter 12 Urban Asthma
173
Chapter 13 The Clinical Presentation of Acute Asthma in Adults and Children
201
Chapter 14 Pulmonary Function Testing in the Emergency Department
233
Chapter 15 Laboratory Roentgenographic and EKG Evaluation of Acute Asthma
253
Chapter 16 Noninvasive Monitoring of Asthma
261
Chapter 17 Fatal Asthma
273
Chapter 18 National and International Guidelines for the Emergency Management of Adult Asthma
289
Chapter 19 Management with Inhaled BETA2Agonists
307
Chapter 20 Epinephrine
321
Chapter 29 OutofHospital Asthma Care
457
Intubated and Difcult to Ventilate
469
Chapter 31 The Acute Asthmatic in the Emergency Department
489
Chapter 32 The Acute Asthmatic in the Pediatric Emergency Department
505
Chapter 33 Asthma and Emergency Department Observation Units
519
Chapter 34 FollowUp and Prevention of Relapse in Adults After Disposition from the ED
527
Chapter 35 FollowUp and Prevention of Relapse in Children After Disposition from the ED
533
Chapter 36 Compliance Issues in Acute Asthma
545
Chapter 37 Access the Emergency Department and Asthma
557
Index
565
Back Cover
595
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