Personalized medicine is a rapidly emerging area in health care, and asthma management lends itself particularly well to this new development. This practical resource by Dr. Stanley J. Szefler helps you navigate the many asthma medication optionsavailable to your patients, as well as providing insights into those which may be introduced within the next several years.
- Features a wealth of information on available asthma medications, including new immunomodulators, new responses to treatment, and new treatment strategies at all levels of asthma care.
- Prepares you to meet your patients’ needs regarding asthma exacerbation prevention and asthma prevention.
- Consolidates today’s available information and guidance in this timely area into one convenient resource.
Table of Contents
- A Population Management Model: Lessons from a Comprehensive Health Care System
- PopulationHealth Management: A SystematicApproach to AsthmaCare in a Pediatric Network of Care
- Management of Severe Asthma in Adults: New Insights
- Management of Severe Asthma in Children: Management and Prevention
- ExhaledNitric Oxide as a BiomarkerforAsthma Management
- Blood and SputumEosinophils as a BiomarkerforSelecting and AdjustingAsthmaMedications
- RegulatoryAspects of ValidatingBiomarkersforPredictingMedication Response
- Discovery and Validation of New Biomarkers for Personalizing Asthma Therapy
- Predicting and PreventingAsthmaExacerbations
- EnvironmentalAssessment and Control
- Phenotype and Genotype as Determinansts of AsthmaTreatmentStrategies
- ImmunomodulatorTherapy: Pathway to Prevention
- MedicationAdherence and AlteringPatientBehavior
- SystemsBiologyApproach to Asthma Management
- Microbiome and PotentialImpactonMedication Response
- PreventingtheDevelopment of Asthma: EarlyInterventionStrategies in Children
- Identifying and PreventingtheProgression of Asthma to ChronicObstructivePulmonaryDisease
- ImagingProcedures and BronchialThermoplastyforAsthmaAssessment and Intervention
- FutureDirections in Asthma Management - Where Are We and Where Are WeGoing?
About the Author
Affiliations and Expertise
Helen Wohlberg & Herman Lambert Chair in Pharmacokinetics, Head, Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver CO, USA Professor of Pediatrics and Pharmacology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA