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100 Questions & Answers About Your Child's Asthma

Author(s): Claudia S. Plottel, MD, FACP, FCCP, Clinical Associate Professor, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York City, New York
B. Robert Feldman, MD, MD, MD, FAAP, Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763739171
  • ISBN-10:0763739170
  • Paperback    284 pages      © 2008
Price: $19.95 US List
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EMPOWER YOURSELF -- AND YOUR CHILD!
 
100 Questions & Answers About Your Child's Asthma gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about childhood asthma, treatment options, post-treatment quality of life, coping strategies for both patient and caregiver, sources of support, and much more. This book is an invaluable resource for understanding and coping with the medical, psychological, emotional and financial considerations of a child with asthma.
 

Features & Benefits

Concise, easy-to-read paperback book

The question and answer format mimics an actual physician consultation

Provides both the patient's and physician's perspective on asthma

Written by an expert author team with extensive experience

Provides practical answers to questions about treatment options, sources of support, and much more

Part I: General Information
Part II: History, Symptoms, Physical Examination
Part III: Diagnostic Evaluation and "Work-Up"
Part IV: Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis
Part V: Treatment
Part VI: Recommendations
Part VII: Specialized Situations
Glossary
Resources

 

 

 


Claudia S. Plottel, MD, FACP, FCCP-Clinical Associate Professor, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York City, New York

 

Claudia S. Plottel, MD, FACP, FCCP holds the rank of Clinical Associate Professor at the New York University School (NYU) of Medicine, where she is a member of the division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Plottel earned her Bachelor’s degree from Bryn Mawr College and her MD from the Medical College of Pennsylvania. She pursued her post-graduate training in Internal Medicine, followed by a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Bellevue Hospital Center in her home town of New York City. A Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians as well as of the American College of Physicians, Dr. Plottel has an active interest in medical teaching and writing, with a focus on the diagnosis and treatment of lung diseases in general and of adult asthma in particular. She is the co-author, with B. Robert Feldman, MD of 100 Questions & Answers About Your Child’s Asthma (Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2008), which has been translated into Spanish as 100 Preguntas y repuestas acerca del asma en los niños (Editorial MAD Eduforma, 2008). The first edition of 100 Questions & Answers About Asthma, first published in 2005 is now also available in a Greek language edition (Malliaris, 2008).
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B. Robert Feldman, MD, MD, MD, FAAP-Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian

B. Robert Feldman, MD is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York.  He is the associate director of the Allergy Division, Department of Pediatrics at the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York-Presbyterian.  He completed his pre-medical studies at The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia and earned his medical degree from the University of Health Sciences, The Chicago Medical School in Chicago.  Dr. Feldman completed his internship, residency in Pediatrics and first year of Allergy fellowship at the Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago.  He returned to New York to complete his allergy/immunology training at the Babies Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center.  Dr. Feldman has spent his entire career at this institution. 

Dr. Feldman’s major area of clinical research and publication has been devoted to pediatric asthma.  In 1987, he authored The Complete Book of Children’s Allergies: A Guide for Parents, published by The Times Books division of Random House publishers.  He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology, the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.  Dr. Feldman is a past president of the New York Allergy Society, the New York State Society of Allergy & Immunology, and past chairman of the Allergy Section of the New York State Medical Society.        

  • "Dr Robert Feldman, a nationally respected Allergist, has been, for over 4 decades, caring for children with asthma. Drawing from this vast experience, he provides insightful responses to important clinical questions. His depth of knowledge and excellent communication skills make this book a valuable resource for health professionals and families who collaborate to improve the health of each child with asthma." 
     
    --Eli O. Meltzer, MD
    Clinical Professor of Pediatrics,
    University of California, San Diego
    Co-Director, Allergy and Asthma Medical Group and Research Center
    San Diego, California