publication . Master thesis . 2008

The pharmacotherapy of the asthma

Brožová, Lenka;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2008
  • Country: Czech Republic
Abstract
Asthma bronchiale is a very common chronic disorder of airways with not fully elucidated pathology, which is not fully curable at the moment. It is estimated that 300 millions of persons suffer from asthma. About 8% of adult population and 10% of children are affected in the Czech republic. The aim of this thesis is to give an overview of contemporary modern pharmacotherapy of asthma. Firstly, this work describes asthma from pathophysiological and epidemiological point of view, among others: risk factors, used classification of asthma and its clinical diagnosis. The main emphasis is given particularly on pharmacotherapy with subdivision on preventive antiastmati...
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Medical Subject Headings: respiratory tract diseasesimmune system diseases
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