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Asthma

Paperback
July 2017
9781683920311
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  • Publisher
    Mercury Learning & Information
  • Published
    5th July 2017
  • ISBN 9781683920311
  • Language English
  • Pages 100 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9"
  • Images illus, tables & charts
$21.95
E-Book
June 2017
9781683920328
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  • Publisher
    Mercury Learning & Information
  • Published
    13th June 2017
  • ISBN 9781683920328
  • Language English
  • Pages 100 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9"
  • Images illus, tables & charts
$9.95
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July 2017
9781683922551
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  • Publisher
    Mercury Learning & Information
  • Published
    5th July 2017
  • ISBN 9781683922551
  • Language English
  • Pages 100 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9"
  • Images illus, tables & charts
$74.95

Asthma is a very serious, widespread, and growing problem in the U.S. Asthma affects over 24 million Americans, and its prevalence has increased 12% in the last decade. This book describes all the essential features of asthma for the general public in an engaging and stimulating manner using the principles of health literacy. Various learning styles are accommodated by the use of videos, illustrations, tables, charts, and boxes that highlight definitions, facts, and website links that provide more detailed information.

Features:

• Provides questions and answers about the medical definitions and descriptions of asthma. General topics include the causes of asthma and available treatments as well as preventative measures.
• Includes numerous in-text Web links to Web MD, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), pharmaceutical companies, journal articles, YouTube, and other sites with animations, diets, practical case studies, and tools related to asthma.
• Uses animations, practical tips, case studies, charts and tables, figures, and photos to explain topics under discussion.
•Includes companion files with videos, animations, color figures from the book, and Web links to references in the text.

David Olle

David Olle is a freelance medical and science writer. His areas of expertise include oncology, biostatistics, biochemical tests, human and animal nutrition, animal production and breeding, veterinary medicine, infectious diseases, and complementary and alternative medicine.