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TREATMENT OF ASTHMA IN OLDER ADULTS

A COMPREHENSIVE, EVIDENCE-BASED GUIDE

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9783030205539 ::  TREATMENT OF ASTHMA IN OLDER ADULTS
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9783030205539

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<P>THIS COMPREHENSIVE BOOK PRESENTS AN EVIDENCE-BASED APPROACH TO TREATING ASTHMA IN ADULTS AGED 65 AND OLDER, A VULNERABLE SUBSET OF PATIENTS WHO ARE MORE LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE HIGHER MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY RATES, AND OFTEN ENDURING HIGHER FINANCIAL BURDENS RELATED TO TREATMENT. <I>TREATMENT OF ASTHMA IN OLDER ADULTS: A COMPREHENSIVE, EVIDENCE-BASED GUIDE</I> IS A UNIQUE RESOURCE, PROVIDING AN UP-TO-DATE REVIEW OF MEDICATION STRATEGIES, HOW ASTHMA PHENOTYPES AND TREATMENT DECISIONS INTERACT, AND HOW CONTROLLING ASTHMA TRIGGERS IMPACTS LONG-TERM ASTHMA OUTCOMES IN OLDER PATIENTS. ADDITIONALLY, THE BOOK INCORPORATES RECENT ADVANCES IN ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES THAT IMPROVE THE PATIENT’S QUALITY OF LIFE.&NBSP;</P><P>OPENING DISCUSSIONS ADDRESS THE UNIQUE CHALLENGES OF THE DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF ASTHMA IN OLDER ADULTS, AS WELL AS AN EXAMINATION OF THE SIGNIFICANT MEDICAL COMORBIDITIES THAT CO-EXIST WITH ASTHMA. SUBSEQUENT CHAPTERS PROVIDE STRATEGIES TO OPTIMIZING ASTHMA MANAGEMENT IN THIS SPECIFIC POPULATION, INCLUDING INFORMATION ON CASE MANAGEMENT THAT WILL ASSIST ALLIED HEALTH PROVIDERS. FINALLY, THE BOOK CLOSES WITH AN ANALYSIS OF SEVERAL NOVEL TARGETS FOR THERAPY TO TREAT SEVERE ASTHMA INCLUDING BIOLOGICS, MACROLIDES AND BRONCHIAL THERMOPLASTY.</P><P>WRITTEN BY EXPERTS IN THE FIELD, <I>TREATMENT OF ASTHMA IN OLDER ADULTS: A COMPREHENSIVE, EVIDENCE-BASED GUIDE</I> IS AN INDISPENSABLE RESOURCE FOR ALLERGISTS, PULMONOLOGISTS, FAMILY PHYSICIANS, PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS, NURSE PRACTITIONERS AND ALL OTHER ALLIED CLINICIANS.<BR></P>

<P>INTRODUCTORY CHAPTERS</P><P>1.&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP; SCOPE OF THE BURDEN OF ASTHMA IN OLDER ADULTS</P><P>2.&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP; WHY IS ASTHMA MORE SEVERE AND DIFFICULT TO CONTROL IN OLDER ADULTS?</P><P>&NBSP;</P><P>SECTION I: CHALLENGES IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF ASTHMA IN OLDER ADULTS</P><P>3.&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP; DIFFICULTIES IN PHYSICIAN AND SELF-PERCEPTION OF ASTHMA IN OLDER ADULTS</P>4.&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP; OBJECTIVE TESTING FOR ASTHMA IN OLDER ADULTS<P></P><P>5.&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP; DISTINGUISHING ASTHMA FROM CO-MORBID CONDITIONS IN OLDER ADULTS</P><P>&NBSP;</P><P>SECTION II:&NBSP; OPTIMIZING EFFECTIVE TREATMENT OF ASTHMA IN OLDER ADULTS</P><P>6.&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP; BARRIERS TO EFFECTIVE TREATMENT OF ASTHMA IN OLDER ADULTS</P><P>7.&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP; MEDICATION EFFICACY AND SIDE EFFECTS IN OLDER ASTHMATICS</P><P>8.&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP; TREATMENT OF ASTHMA IN OLDER ADULTS WITH SIGNIFICANT MEDICAL CO-MORBIDITIES</P><P>9.&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP;&NBSP; SHARED DECISION-MAKING AND STRATEGIES TO OPTIMIZE ADHERENCE IN OLDER ASTHMATICS</P><P>10.&NBSP;&NBSP; HOW CASE COORDINATORS AND OTHER NURSING PROFESSIONALS CAN HELP OPTIMIZE CARE OF ASTHMA IN OLDER ADULTS</P><P>11.&NBSP;&NBSP; THE IMPACT OF SPECIFIC ASTHMA PHENOTYPES ON TREATMENT OF ASTHMA IN OLDER ADULTS</P><P>12.&NBSP;&NBSP; CONTROLLING TRIGGERS FOR ASTHMA IN OLDER ADULTS:&NBSP; ENVIRONMENTAL ALLERGENS, INDOOR AND OUTDOOR AIR POLLUTANTS, AND INFECTIONS</P><P>13.&NBSP;&NBSP; NOVEL AND ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES FOR ASTHMA IN OLDER ADULTS</P>

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