Asthma Educator's Handbook (The)

Price: $78.00
Catalog No.: L00004
Publisher/Vendor: McGraw Hill (Lange)
Author: Christopher Fanta, Elaine Carter, Elisabeth Stieb, Kenan Haver
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover Book
 
Asthma Educator's Handbook (The) - L00004

Internists, family physicians, physician's assistants, respiratory therapists, and pharmacists will find The Asthma Educator's Handbook has everything needed to understand and treat asthma in children and adults.

Useful for preparing for certification as an asthma educator (AE-C), The Asthma Educator's Handbook includes important information such as:

  • How to develop an asthma action plan based on the principles of assessing and treating asthma attacks
  • Diagnosis and staging ambulatory asthma treatment
  • Inhalers and inhalation aids
  • Managing asthmatic attacks
  • Chapter-ending Q&As that simulate the types of questions likely to appear on the National Asthma Educators Certification Board Exam
  • Case discussions that test your knowledge by asking you to assume the role of an asthma educator

Table of Contents

  • Part I: The Fundamentals Chapter
    • Understanding and Explaining the Mechanisms of Asthma Chapter
    • Diagnosing and Staging the Severity of Asthma Chapter
    • Medications Used to Treat Asthma Chapter
    • Treating Asthma in the Ambulatory Setting Chapter
    • Special Considerations in Childhood Asthma
  • Part II: Practical Aspects of Asthma Care Chapter
    • 6. Pulmonary Function Testing and Peak Flow Monitoring Chapter
    • 7. Identifying Allergic Sensitivities and Promoting Alergen Avoidance Chapter
    • 8. Inhalers and Inhalational Aids in Asthma Treatment Chapter
    • 9. Managing Asthma Attacks Chapter
    • 10. Developing an Asthma Action Plan

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