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Epidemiology and Demographics

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Diagnosis

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Pulmonary Function Test
Bronchial Challenge Test
Exhaled nitric oxide

Treatment

Emergency Management

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Alternative and Complementary Medicine

Bronchial Thermoplasty

Primary Prevention

Secondary Prevention

Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy

Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Philip Marcus, M.D., M.P.H. [2]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Varun Kumar, M.B.B.S. [3], Lakshmi Gopalakrishnan, M.B.B.S. [4]

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Asthma from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural history, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Electrocardiogram | Chest X Ray | CT | MRI | Other Imaging Findings | Pulmonary Function Test | Bronchial Challenge Test | Exhaled nitric oxide

Treatment

Emergency Management | Medical Therapy | Alternative and Complementary Medicine | Bronchial Thermoplasty | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

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