Allergy and Asthma



American Academy of Pediatrics Guide to Your Child's Allergies and Asthma  - Consumer resource for parents who need answers and information about their children's allergies and asthma. Current advice on identifying allergies and asthma, preventing attacks, minimizing triggers, understanding medications, explaining allergies to young children, and helping children manage symptoms.


Children With Asthma: A Manual for Parents - Asthma can be a frustrating, disruptive, and frightening condition, especially in children. But with the help of this wonderful aid, families can learn to manage symptoms and gain control. The need for parents, child and physician to function as a management team is the keystone of Plaut's approach. He explains causes, complications, and intevention strategies in a clear, jargon-free manner.


Taking Charge of Your Child's Allergies: The Informed Parent's Comprehensive Guide - Besides asthma, they cover allergy and allergy-related conditions, ranging from colic to eczema and from itchy eyes to earaches. They explain symptoms, diagnoses, triggers, and treatments (at home and by the doctor), and they forthrightly discuss medications and therapies that are not recommended for children...


What You Really Need to Know About Caring for a Child With Asthma - Dr. Buckman explores the causes of asthma and helps allay parents' fears by explaining available treatments in an easy-to-read reference format.


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