Positive Options for Children With Asthma

Positive Options for Children With Asthma

Everything Parents Need to Know

Book - 2005 | 1st ed
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Though it cannot be cured, asthma can almost always be controlled. This book provides practical information that will help you to gain that control. It also clearly describes the skills your child can develop in order to manage the disease and learn to help themselves. Book jacket.
More importantly, the book discusses the important role parents can play in preventing asthma attacks. Among the ways they can do this is by creating a safe, allergen-free environment, recognizing advance warning signs, pre-empting and reducing the intensity of attacks, ensuring safe, appropriate and prompt medication, enhancing their child's immunity and tolerance to allergens, eliminating secondhand smoke.
Parents of asthmatic children often feel helpless when their child has a severe attack. This guide, written by an internationally known asthma expert, helps parents better understand and cope with this frightening situation. Dr. Jaggi explains the causes of asthma in children, discusses what goes wrong inside the lungs and describes the latest advances in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of the disease. Special sections review advances in alternative therapies.
Publisher: Alameda, CA : Hunter House, c2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0897934539 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780897934534 (pbk.)
Branch Call Number: 618.92238 JAG
Characteristics: 154 p. ; 22 cm

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