Diseases and Disorders of Youth: Kids and Asthma, 1st Edition

  • Kris Hirschman
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  • ISBN-10: 1682823946
  • ISBN-13: 9781682823941
  • DDC: 618.92
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released July 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Asthma is a respiratory disease characterized by recurrent attacks of breathlessness, wheezing, and sometimes coughing. It is the most common chronic disease among children worldwide. This book presents a realistic picture of this condition, what is known about its causes, what it’s like to live with it, and the latest on treatments and cures.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: The Most Common Chronic Disease of Youth.
1: What Is Asthma?.
2: What Causes Asthma?.
3: What Is It like to Live with Asthma?.
4: Can Asthma Be Treated or Cured?.
Source Notes.
Organizations and Websites.
For Further Research.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.