This second edition has been fully revised to provide trainees and clinicians with the most recent information on childhood asthma.
Beginning with symptoms, diagnosis, pathophysiology and pharmacotherapy, the following sections examine the management of different aspects of childhood asthma, including acute and persistant bronchial asthma, wheezing, allergic rhinosinusitis, and more. The final chapters examine education of both patients and parents, and prognosis.
Key learning points are highlighted for each chapter and more than seventy images and illustrations enhance learning.
New edition bringing trainees and clinicians up to date with recent advances in management of childhood bronchial asthma
Covers treatments for different aspects of childhood asthma
Includes key learning point summaries for each chapter and more than seventy images and illustrations
Previous edition published in 2002
TU Sukumaran MD DCH MNAMS M Phil FIAP Professor of Pediatrics, Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Tiruvalla, Kerala, India
Chapter 1: Diagnosis of childhood Bronchial Asthma Chapter 2: Pathophysiology of Bronchial Asthma Chapter 3: Pharmacotherapy of Bronchial Asthma Chapter 4: Aerosol therapy of Bronchial Asthma Chapter 5: Management of acute Bronchial Asthma Chapter 6: Management of persistent Bronchial Asthma Chapter 7: Wheezing in Children Chapter 8: Under Five Wheeze Chapter 9: Asthma and Allergic Rhinosinusitis in Children Chapter 10: International Consensus on (ICONS) Paediatric Asthma Chapter 11: Patients and Parents Education on Bronchial Asthma Chapter 12: Prognosis of childhood Bronchial Asthma