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