The Asthma Educator's Handbook (eBook)

The Asthma Educator\'s Handbook
By:Haver, Kenan; Stieb, Elisabeth; Fanta, Christopher; Carter, Elaine;
Pub Date:July 23rd 2007
Format:Electronic book text 432 pages
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ISBN:0071593268 / 9780071593267
Your Price:$83.00 ADD TO CART
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Learn asthma care essentials-from top experts at the Partners Asthma Center

Internists, family physicians, physician's assistants, respiratory therapists, and pharmacists will find this unparalleled, authoritative guide has everything needed to understand and treat asthma in children and adults.

Ideal for preparing for certification as an asthma educator (AE-C), The Asthma Book includes important information such as:

  • How to develop an asthma action plan based on the principles of assessing and treating asthma attacks
  • Diagnosis and staging ambulatory asthma treatment
  • Inhalers and inhalation aids
  • Managing asthmatic attacks
  • Chapter-ending Q&As that simulate the types of questions likely to appear on the
  • National Asthma Educators Certification Board Exam
  • Series of case discussions which test your knowledge by asking you to assume the role of an asthma educator

  • Table of contents

    Chapter 1. Understanding and Teaching the Mechanisms of Asthma

    Chapter 2. Diagnosis and Staging the Severity of Asthma

    Chapter 3. Ambulatory Treatment of Asthma: Matching the Intensity of Treatment to the Severity of Disease

    Chapter 4. Special Consideration in Children with Asthma

    Chapter 5. Inhalers and Inhalation Aids

    Chapter 6. Pulmonary Function Testing and Peak Flow Monitoring

    Chapter 7. Allergy Testing and Allergen Avoidance

    Chapter 8. Managing Asthma Attacks

    Chapter 9. Developing an Asthma Action Plan

    Chapter 10. Case Discussions


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