Asthma (3rd Ed.)
Basic Mechanisms and Clinical Management
Coordinators: Barnes Peter J., Rodger Ian W., Thomson Neil C.Language: Anglais
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864 p. · 15.2x22.9 cm · Hardback
* Comprehensive coverage of both basic science and clinical aspects of asthma
* Extensively referenced throughout
B. Meijer, E. Bleecker, and D. Postma, Genetics of Asthma.
P. Jeffrey, Airway Pathology in Asthma.
N. Pride, Physiology.
L.J. Janssen, E.E. Daniel, and I.W. Rodger, Airway Smooth Muscle Cells.
F.L. Pearce, Mast Cells and Basophils.
C.M. Hawrylowicz and T.H. Lee, Monocytes, Macrophages and Dendritic Cells.
P. Venge, The Eosinophil.
G. Anderson, Lymphocytes.
J.L. Devalia, M.M. Abdelaziz, and R.J. Davies, Epithelial Cells.
Y.C. Liu, A.M. Khawaja, and D.F. Rogers, Pathophysiology of Airway Mucus Secretion in Asthma.
D.J. Godden, Tracheobronchial Circulation.
A. Wardlaw, Adhesion Molecules.
C. Persson, Microvascular-EpithelialExudation of Plasma.
P.M. OByrne, Prostaglandins and Thromboxane.
J. Drazen, Cysteinyl Leukotrienes.
D. Proud, Kinins.
K.F. Chung, Chemokines.
D.S. Robinson, Lymphokines.
F.K. Chung and P.J. Barnes, Other Mediators of Asthma.
P.J. Barnes, Nitric Oxide.
P.J. Barnes, Neural Control of Airway Function in Asthma.
N.C. Thomson, Humoral Control of Airway Tone.
P.J. Barnes, Nanc Nerves and Neuropeptides.
P.J. Barnes, Pathophysiology of Asthma.
R. Newton, P.J. Barnes, and L.M. Adcock, Transcription Factors.
T.R. Bai, C.R. Roberts, and P.D. Pare, Airway Remodeling.
D.W. Cockcroft, Allergens.
A.J. Newman-Taylor, Occupational Asthma.
W.W. Busse, E.C. Dick, R.F. Lemanske, Jr., and J.E. Gern, Infections.
S.D. Anderson, Asthma Provoked by Exercise.
R.A. Jorres and H. Magnussed, Atmospheric Pollutants.
P.J. Barnes and N.C. Thomson, Drug Induced Asthma.
A. Szezeklik, Aspirin-Induced Asthma.
A. Custovic and A. Woodcock, Allergen Avoidance.
I.P. Hall and A.E. Tattersfield, B-Agonists.
N.J. Gross, Anticholinergic Bronchodilators.
P.J. Barnes, Theophylline.
A.J. Chauhan, N.J. Withers, T.M. Krishna, and S.T. Holgate, Cromones.
P.J. Barnes, Glucocorticosteroids.
P.J. Barnes and K.F. Chung, Mediator Antagonists.
C.J. Corrigan, Immunomodulators.
P.J. Barnes, I.W. Rodger, and N.C. Thomson, Future Therapies for Asthma.
G.K. Crompton, Management of Severe Asthma.
A.J. Woolcock, Management of Asthma in Adults.
S. Pedersen, Asthma in Children.
S.D. Sullivan and K.B. Weiss, Pharmacoeconomics of Asthma Treatments.
M.R. Partridge, Education and Self Management.
Neil Thomson is Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Glasgow, Head of Respiratory Medicine within the Division of Immunology, Infection & Inflammation and Honorary Consultant at Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow. He graduated from the University of Glasgow and undertook postgraduate training in Glasgow, London and McMaster University, Canada. He is a former member of the Committee for Safety of Medicine and former Chair of the Scientific Committee of the British Lung Foundation. He has co-edited several textbooks on asthma and COPD and published over 150 peer-reviewed papers on asthma. His current research interests include corticosteroid insensitivity in smokers with asthma, biomarkers in asthma and COPD and assessment of novel treatments for asthma.
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