Healthcare professionals have become more educated in recent years. As such, the demand for comprehensive and focused evidenced-based texts and scientific literature covering single areas of nursing and healthcare science or treatment has also increased. This volume covers a range to issues related to asthma treatment. Topics include asthma care in

chapter 1|21 pages

The Quality of Asthma Care within Primary Care

ByMark KaraczunAsmaa Abdelhamid,* Sue Maisey and Nicholas Steel

chapter 3|19 pages

Unsatisfactory Asthma Control: A Review

ByBraido Fulvio,* Baiardini Ilaria, Lagasio Chiara, Sclifò Francesca, Lan-Anh Le and Canonica Giorgio Walter

chapter 4|23 pages

Rhinosinusitis and Asthma

ByBachert Claus,*Gevaert Philippe, Van Zele Thibaut and Acke Frederic

chapter 5|22 pages

Serious Psychological Distress and Asthma

ByMichael E. King

chapter 6|20 pages

Adherence to Guidelines—Guidelines in Acute

Guidelines in Acute Severe Asthma
ByHannah K. Bayes, Neil C. Thomson

chapter 8|22 pages

Treatment of Acute Asthma in the Emergency Setting

ByThomas J. Ferro

chapter 9|3 pages

Nurse-led Home Visits for Diffi cult Asthma

ByPippa Hall, Andrew Bush

chapter |19 pages

New terminology and definitions

chapter 10|13 pages

Asthma Therapy in Elderly Patients

ByAndrzej Bozek, Jerzy Jarzab

chapter 11|26 pages

Treatment of Pediatric Asthma

ByKenny Yat-Choi Kwong, Peter Huynh

chapter |2 pages

About the Editors

chapter |3 pages

Color Plate Section

Chapter 11