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Asthma 101

WAGmob

Published July 19th 2013
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Kindle Edition
159 pages
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WAGmob: Over One million paying customerWAGmob brings you Simple n Easy, on-the-go learning app for Asthma 101.The book provides:1.Snack sized chapters for easy learning.2.Bite sized flashcards to memorize key concepts.Designed forMore★ ★ ★ ★ ★ WAGmob: Over One million paying customer ★ ★ ★ ★ ★WAGmob brings you Simple n Easy, on-the-go learning app for Asthma 101.The book provides:1.Snack sized chapters for easy learning.2.Bite sized flashcards to memorize key concepts.Designed for both students and adults.This book provides a quick summary of essential concepts in Asthma 101 by following snack sized chapters:Introduction:•Introduction.•What is Asthma?•Causes of Asthma.•Prevalence of Asthma.•Triggers for Asthma.Signs and Symptoms:•Common Causes of Asthma.•Unusual Symptoms in Asthma.•Early Warning Signs of Asthma.•Signs of Asthma Worsening.•Late/Severe Symptoms.Types of Asthma:•Types of Asthma.•Extrinsic Asthma.•Intrinsic Asthma.•Mixed Asthma.•Other Types of Asthma.•Childhood Asthma.•Adult-onset Asthma.•Bronchial Asthma.•Seasonal Asthma.•Silent Asthma.•Nocturnal Asthma.•Sports Asthma/Exercise-Induced Asthma.•Cough Variant Asthma.•Occupational Asthma.•Allergy Asthma.•Steroid-resistant Asthma.Causes of Asthma:•Causes of Asthma.•Atopy.•Respiratory Infections.•Viral Infections.•Hygiene.•Medicines.•Emotional Factors.•Sulphites.•Weather Conditions.•Indoor Conditions.•Exercise.•Food Allergies.Diagnosis:•Diagnosis of Asthma.•How is Asthma Diagnosed?•Diagnostic Tests in Asthma.•Peak flow meter.•Spirometry.•Complete Pulmonary Function Testing.•Chest X-Ray.•Bronchoprovocation Challenge Testing.•Pulse Oximetry.•Arterial Blood Gas (ABG)Treatment:•Asthma Treatment.•Goals of Treatment.•Self-Care at Home.•Medical Treatment.Diet for Asthma Patients:•Diet for Asthma Patients.•Vitamins and Minerals for Asthma.Complications:•Complications in Asthma Patients.•Signs of Worsening Asthma.•Various Complications in Asthma.Prevention:•Prevention.•Prepare an Asthma Plan.•Identifying Asthma Triggers and Taking Preventive Measures.•Keep Your Surroundings Clean.•Taking Your Medicines Correctly and Regularly.Management:•Asthma Management.•Lifestyle Modification.•Medications.Types of Asthma Medications:•Types of Asthma Medication.•Inhaled Steroids.•Short Acting Beta Agonists (SABA) such as Albuterol.