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Author Bryan, Jenny.
Title Asthma / Jenny Bryan.
Pub Info Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, c2004.
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book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 YarmouthPort-Children's  J 616.238 BRY     AVAILABLE
Descript 56 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Just the facts
Just the facts.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 8.7 2 2 86951
Summary Provides an overview of asthma, describing what it is, what takes place during an asthma attack, factors that can trigger an attack, what it is like to live with asthma, and some of the available treatments.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 53) and index.
Contents Just the facts -- Asthma alert -- First theories -- Making progress -- Changing ideas -- An asthma attack -- Why does it happen? -- How it feels -- Inflammation -- Who is affected by asthma? -- All in the family? -- Smoking -- Pollution -- Relieving symptoms -- Preventing symptoms -- Using an inhaler -- Taking control -- Living with asthma -- Avoiding triggers -- Case history: Jackie Joyner Kersee -- Emergency -- Will it be cured? -- New treatments -- Reprogramming the immune system.
Subject Asthma -- Juvenile literature.
Asthma.
Diseases.
ISBN 1403445990 (lib. bdg. : hbk.)
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