Asthma and COPD

Asthma and COPD

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The Second Edition of Asthma and COPD: Basic Mechanisms and Clinical Management continues to provide a unique and authoritative comparison of asthma and COPD. Written and edited by the world's leading experts, it continues to be a comprehensive review of the most recent understanding of the basic mechanisms of both conditions, specifically comparing their etiology, pathogenesis, and treatments. * Each chapter considers Asthma and COPD in side-by-side contrast and comparison - not in isolation - in the context of mechanism, triggers, assessments, therapies, and clinical management * Presents the latest and most comprehensive understandings of the mechanisms of inflammation in both Asthma and COPD * Most extensive reference to primary literature on both Asthma and COPD in one source. * Easy-to-read summaries of the latest advances alongside clear illustrationsInduced sputum may also have a role in investigating proximal and distal airway inflammation as there is evidence that ... Work already done with induced spu- tum provide a strong scientific rationale for the use of these markers as a means ofanbsp;...

Title:Asthma and COPD
Author:Peter J. Barnes, Jeffrey M. Drazen, Stephen I. Rennard
Publisher:Academic Press - 2009


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