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Rees, John. (4th ed.) --London, England: BMJ Books , 2000.
Call Number
WF 553 R328a 2000
Location
Dickson Building
Call Number
WF 553 R328a 2000
Author
Rees, John
Edition
4th ed.
Place of Publication
London, England
Publisher
BMJ Books
Date of Publication
2000
ISBN
0727912615
Subects (MeSH)
Asthma
Format
Book
Location
Dickson Building
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Respiratory Services, Cobequid. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1454
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Asthma is a lung condition where the airways are inflamed (irritated, reddened, and swollen). This pamphlet explains how asthma is diagnosed, the goal of asthma management, asthma education sessions, asthma treatment, and how to access asthma education provided by Respiratory Services at Cobequid Community Health Centre.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Respiratory Services, Cobequid
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Asthma
Subjects (LCSH)
Asthma
Specialty
Cobequid Community Health Centre
Abstract
Asthma is a lung condition where the airways are inflamed (irritated, reddened, and swollen). This pamphlet explains how asthma is diagnosed, the goal of asthma management, asthma education sessions, asthma treatment, and how to access asthma education provided by Respiratory Services at Cobequid Community Health Centre.
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Prepared by: Respiratory Services, Cobequid Community Health Centre
Pamphlet Number
1454
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Asthma : a clinician's guide

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat25195
Clark, Margaret Varnell. --Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning , c2011.
Call Number
WF 553 C594a 2011
Location
Dickson Building
Call Number
WF 553 C594a 2011
Author
Clark, Margaret Varnell
Place of Publication
Sudbury, MA
Publisher
Jones and Bartlett Learning
Date of Publication
c2011
Physical Description
174 p.
ISBN
9780763778545
Subects (MeSH)
Asthma
Format
Book
Location
Dickson Building
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Asthma and COPD : basic mechanisms and clinical management

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat31382
Peter Barnes ... [et al.]. (2nd ed.) --Amsterdam ; Boston: Elsevier/Academic Press , 2009.
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The Second Edition of Asthma and COPD: Basic Mechanisms and Clinical Management continues to provide a unique and authoritative comparison of asthma and COPD. Written and edited by the world's leading experts, it continues to be a comprehensive review of the most recent understanding of the basic mechanisms of both conditions, specifically comparing their etiology, pathogenesis, and treatments. Each chapter considers Asthma and COPD in side-by-side contrast and comparison - not in isolation - i…
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Barnes, Peter J
Responsibility
Peter Barnes ... [et al.]
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
Amsterdam ; Boston
Publisher
Elsevier/Academic Press
Date of Publication
2009
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 878 p.)
ISBN
9780080920603 (electronic bk.)
9780123740014
Subects (MeSH)
Asthma - pathology
Asthma - therapy
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive - pathology
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive - therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Asthma
Asthma - Treatment
Lungs - Diseases, Obstructive
Lungs - Diseases, Obstructive - Treatment
Asthma - pathology
Asthma - therapy
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive - pathology
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive - therapy
Abstract
The Second Edition of Asthma and COPD: Basic Mechanisms and Clinical Management continues to provide a unique and authoritative comparison of asthma and COPD. Written and edited by the world's leading experts, it continues to be a comprehensive review of the most recent understanding of the basic mechanisms of both conditions, specifically comparing their etiology, pathogenesis, and treatments. Each chapter considers Asthma and COPD in side-by-side contrast and comparison - not in isolation - in the context of mechanism, triggers, assessments, therapies, and clinical management. Presents the latest and most comprehensive understandings of the mechanisms of inflammation in both Asthma and COPD. Most extensive reference to primary literature on both Asthma and COPD in one source. Easy-to-read summaries of the latest advances alongside clear illustrations.
Contents
1. Definitions, Epidemiology and Genetics of Asthma and COPD -- 2. Epidemiology -- 3. Natural History -- 4 .Genetics of Asthma and COPD -- 5. Pulmonary Physiology -- 6. Airway Pathology -- 7. Airway Remodeling -- 8. Animal Models -- 9. Mast Cells and Basophils -- 10. Dentritic Cells -- 11. Macrophages -- 12. Eosinophils -- 13. Lymphocytes -- 14. Neutrophils -- 15. Fibroblasts -- 16. Epithelial Cells -- 17. Mucus and Mucin-Secreting Cells -- 18. Airway Smooth Muscle -- 19. Tracheobronchial Circulation -- 20. Pulmonary Vessels -- 21. Adhesion Molecules -- 22. Extracellular Matrix -- 23. Prostanoids -- 24. Leukotrienes and Lipoxins -- 25. Reactive Oxygen Species -- 26. Chemokines -- 27. Cytokines -- 28. Matrix Degrading Proteinases -- 29. Growth Factors, -- 30. Nitric Oxide -- 31. Transcription Factors -- 32. Neural and Humoral Control -- 33. Pathophysiology of Asthma -- 34. Pathogenesis of COPD -- 35. Allergens -- 36. Occupational Agents -- 37. Infections -- 38. Exercise as a Stimulus -- 39. Atmospheric Pollutants -- 40. Drugs -- 41. Diagnosis -- 42. Non-invasive Assessment of Airway Inflammation -- 43. Imaging -- 44. Systemic Manifestations -- 45. Cardiovascular Effects -- 46. Allergen Avoidance -- 47. Smoking Cessation -- 48. 2-adrenoceptor Agonists -- 49. Anticholinergic Bronchodilators -- 50. Theophylline -- 51. Corticosteroids -- 52. Mediator Antagonists -- 53. Antibiotics -- 54. Long-term Oxygen Therapy -- 55. Immunomodulators -- 56. Pulmonary Vasodilators -- 57. Ventilator Support -- 58. Pulmonary Rehabilitation -- 59. Surgery and Other Mechanical Interventions -- 60. Other Therapies -- 61. Future Therapies -- 62. Health Economics -- 63. Management of Chronic Asthma in Adults -- 64. Asthma Exacerbations -- 65. Childhood Asthma -- 66. Treatment for Stable COPD -- 67. Acute Exacerbations of COPD -- 68. Education and Self-Management.
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Asthma medicines

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat14785
IWK Health Centre. --Halifax, NS: IWK , 2013.
Location
Online
Information on reliever medicine, preventer medicine, discussion of the risks and benefits of inhaled steroids.
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Author
Division of Allergy
Corporate Author
IWK Health Centre (Halifax, N.S.)
Responsibility
IWK Health Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK
Date of Publication
2013
Physical Description
1 sheet
Pamphlet Number
PL-0383
Subjects (Other)
Asthma
Abstract
Information on reliever medicine, preventer medicine, discussion of the risks and benefits of inhaled steroids.
Program
IWK Program. Children's Health
Format
Pamphlet
Location
Online
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Caring for your child after a hospital stay for asthma

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IWK Health Centre. --Halifax, NS: IWK , 2013.
Location
Online
tips on what to do before you leave the hospital, when to return to hospital and what can be done to prevent future hospital stays.
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Author
Division of Allergy
Corporate Author
IWK Health Centre (Halifax, N.S.)
Responsibility
IWK Health Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK
Date of Publication
2013
Physical Description
1 sheet
Pamphlet Number
PL-0384
Subjects (Other)
Asthma
Abstract
tips on what to do before you leave the hospital, when to return to hospital and what can be done to prevent future hospital stays.
Program
IWK Program. Children's Health
Format
Pamphlet
Location
Online
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Comment utiliser votre aérosol-doseur (pompe)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35857
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1804
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Une explication de la façon de prendre soin de votre aérosol-doseur (pompe) et comment l’utiliser est fournie. Des conseils au sujet des médicaments et des exemples de pompes utilisées sont également présentés. Des rappels importants au sujet des aérosol-doseurs (pompes) sont également donnés. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "How to Use Your Metered-Dose Inhaler (Puffer)" pamphlet 1694. An explanation of how to take care of your MDI and how to use it are provided. Medication tips and…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Asthma
Subjects (LCSH)
Inhalers
Asthma
Abstract
Une explication de la façon de prendre soin de votre aérosol-doseur (pompe) et comment l’utiliser est fournie. Des conseils au sujet des médicaments et des exemples de pompes utilisées sont également présentés. Des rappels importants au sujet des aérosol-doseurs (pompes) sont également donnés.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "How to Use Your Metered-Dose Inhaler (Puffer)" pamphlet 1694. An explanation of how to take care of your MDI and how to use it are provided. Medication tips and examples of puffers used are also listed. Important reminders about MDIs are also given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pharmacy Department
Pamphlet Number
1804
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Comment utiliser votre inhalateur avec une chambre d’inhalation

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35258
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1374
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Une explication de la façon de prendre soin de votre chambre d'inhalation et des deux façons possibles de l'utiliser est fournie. Des conseils au sujet des médicaments et des exemples de pompes utilisées avec une chambre d'inhalation sont également présentés. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1302, "How to use your inhaler with a spacer device". An explanation of how to take care of your spacer device and the two ways you can use it are provided. Medication tips and example…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Asthma
Subjects (LCSH)
Inhalers
Asthma
Abstract
Une explication de la façon de prendre soin de votre chambre d'inhalation et des deux façons possibles de l'utiliser est fournie. Des conseils au sujet des médicaments et des exemples de pompes utilisées avec une chambre d'inhalation sont également présentés.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1302, "How to use your inhaler with a spacer device". An explanation of how to take care of your spacer device and the two ways you can use it are provided. Medication tips and examples of puffers used with a spacer device are also listed.
Notes
Previous title: Comment utiliser votre inhalateur (aerosoldoseur, pompe) avec un AeroChamber Max methode 1 et methode 2 (methode de reinhalation)
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pharmacy Department
Pamphlet Number
1374
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How to use your inhaler with a spacer device

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35237
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1302
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An explanation of how to take care of your inhaler with a spacer device and the two ways you can use it are provided. Medication tips and examples of puffers used with a spacer device are listed. Important reminders about MDIs are also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1374, "Comment utiliser votre inhalateur avec une chambre d’inhalation", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Asthma
Subjects (LCSH)
Inhalers
Asthma
Abstract
An explanation of how to take care of your inhaler with a spacer device and the two ways you can use it are provided. Medication tips and examples of puffers used with a spacer device are listed. Important reminders about MDIs are also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1374, "Comment utiliser votre inhalateur avec une chambre d’inhalation", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: How to use your inhaler (puffer, MDI) with an AeroChamber MAX method 1 and method 2 (rebreathing method)
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pharmacy Department
Pamphlet Number
1302
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How to use your metered-dose inhaler (puffer)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35723
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1694
Available Online
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An explanation of how to take care of your MDI and how to use it are provided. Medication tips and examples of puffers used are also listed. Important reminders about MDIs are also given. The French version of this pamphlet 1804, "Comment utiliser votre aérosol-doseur (pompe)", is also available.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Asthma
Subjects (LCSH)
Inhalers
Asthma
Abstract
An explanation of how to take care of your MDI and how to use it are provided. Medication tips and examples of puffers used are also listed. Important reminders about MDIs are also given. The French version of this pamphlet 1804, "Comment utiliser votre aérosol-doseur (pompe)", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pharmacy Department
Pamphlet Number
1694
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