Pharmacology and Therapeutics of Airway Disease by Kian Fan Chung
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Pharmacology and Therapeutics of Airway Disease
By Kian Fan Chung

Pharmacology and Therapeutics of Airway Disease

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Pharmacology and Therapeutics of Airway Disease by Kian Fan Chung

Book Description

Written as a concise clinical reference guide covering the current and future airway disease treatments, this text encompasses: * pathophysiology of respiratory tract diseases * the methods of measuring airway and clinical responses * the concepts upon which many treatments are used in COPD and asthma conditions * the way in which these treatments work, and how new treatments can be discovered and tested in various patient groups * state-of-the-art pharmacological and therapeutic approaches in controlling pathophysiological processes in the airways * normal and abnormal physiological, biochemical and molecular aspects of the respiratory tract * basic mechanisms of inflammatory cell activation and pathophysiology in disease * therapeutic ways of controlling inflammation * ways of reversing or preventing airflow obstruction, and symptomatic treatments of advanced disease Emphasizing state-of-the-art pharmacological and therapeutic approaches in controlling pathophysiological processes in the airways, Pharmacology and Therapeutics of Airway Disease reviews normal and abnormal physiological, biochemical and molecular aspects of the respiratory tract. Covering the basic mechanisms of inflammatory cell activation and pathophysiology in disease, therapeutic ways of controlling inflammation, reversing or preventing airflow obstruction, and symptomatic treatments of advanced disease.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781420070002
ISBN-10: 1420070002
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Pages: 468
Imprint: Informa Healthcare
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 27-Oct-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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