Table of Contents

The Clinical Definitions of Asthma.
The Genetic Bases of Asthma.
The Use of the Pulmonary Function Laboratory in Diagnosing Asthma.
Diagnosis and Management of Allergic Disease.
The Pediatric Asthmatic.
The Adult Asthmatic.
The Patient with Asthma in the Emergency Department.
The Critically Ill Asthmatic: from ICU to Discharge.
Asthma and Pregnancy.
Exercise-Induced Asthma.
Viral Disease, Air Pollutants, Nanoparticles, and Asthma.
Occupational Asthma.
Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis.
Rhinitis, Sinusitis, and Asthma.
Anesthesia for Patients with Asthma.
How Drugs Including Recreational Drugs Affect Asthma.
The Challenge of Asthma in Minority Populations.
Asthma, Health Care, and the Law.