Table of Contents

The epidemiology of asthma.
The respiratory system.
Asthma the disease.
The presentation and diagnosis of asthma.
Drug therapy in asthma.
Inhaler devices and nebulizers.
The management of asthma.
Special situations.
Deteriorating asthma.
Other therapies.
Structure of care.
The future.
The role of nurses in the management of asthma.