Non-pharmacological management

Graeme P. Currie and John F.W. Baker

in Asthma

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2012 | ISBN: 9780199638918
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740893 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Respiratory Medicine Library

Non-pharmacological management

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology


Show Summary Details


• Information about asthma (verbal and written) at a level suitable to the individual is vital • All asthmatics should have a written, personalized action plan • Dietary manipulation, complementary techniques, and homeopathic treatments have little or no evidence-based value in the routine management of asthma • Smoking cessation should be encouraged in all asthmatics; a combination of behavioural strategies, nicotine replacement therapy, bupropion or varenicline can be tried.

Chapter.  2906 words. 

Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.