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Difficult Asthma

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7217.1141a (Published 23 October 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1141
  1. Tim Usherwood, professor of general practice
  1. University of Sydney at Westmead, Australia

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    Eds Stephen T Holgate, Homer Boushey, Romain Pauwels

    Martin Dunitz, £65, pp 304

    ISBN 1 85317 556 0

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    “Difficult asthma” means very different things to different people. As Abisheganaden and Boushey point out in the first chapter, asthma is by definition “difficult” if you happen to suffer from it. The remainder of this multiauthor text focuses on another perspective—that of the clinician-scientist—and on asthma that is difficult for that person to manage. This is a good time for such a book. Research over …

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