Manual of Asthma ManagementBMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7008.819 (Published 23 September 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:819
- James S Milledge, respiratory physician
- Northwick Park and St Marks NHS Trust, Harrow, Middlesex
Ed Paul M O'Byrne, Neil C Thomson Saunders, £29.95, pp 851 ISBN 0 7020 1781 7
To provide “comprehensive yet practical and easily accessed advice on …asthma management” is the aim of the editors of Manual of Asthma Management. With 49 chapters by 69 authors from around the world the book is certainly comprehensive and well referenced.
Is the advice practical? Parts of it are very good indeed - for instance, the chapters on bronchodilators and on steroids. Also the final …