The Rising Trends in Asthma
Derek Chadwick, Gail Cardew
Wiley, Jun 17, 1997 - Medical - 280 pages
Asthma is a growing health problem throughout the developed world. This volume presents a critical review of all the possible factors for this rising trend and includes research that has not yet been published in the scientific literature. Discusses the basic biology of asthma and addresses genetic influences. Surveys the epidemiological evidence for the worldwide trends in morbidity and mortality.
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