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Asthma: Introduction

Annotation:Journal of the American Medical Association - Basic information including symptoms, testing, treatments, and resources.

Annotation:American Geriatric Society Foundation for Health in Aging - Answers basic questions about asthma, includes further information resources. Available also as a PDF file.

Annotation:AARP and ADAM Health Illustrated Encyclopedia - Brief descriptions of causes, symptoms, treatment, prevention, and more.

Annotation:Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America - Definitions of terms commonly used when discussing asthma.

Annotation:Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America - Includes facts and statistics on prevalence, morbidity, mortality, costs, and disparities of care.

Annotation:American Lung Association - More facts and figures about asthma in adults, presented in a readable, outline fashion.

Annotation:National Center for Health Statistics, CDC - The most recent figures on the prevalence of the disease and related health care use in the U.S., with links to more detailed tables.

Annotation:Mayo Clinic - Clear, concise information on asthma.

Annotation:Cleveland Clinic - Covers the range of topics related to asthma.

Annotation:Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America - Basic questions answered, including how the disease in adults differs from that of children.

Annotation:University of Maryland Medical Center and A.D.A.M. - A discussion of the factors that increase the risk of asthma; part of a longer report covering all the aspects of the disease.

Annotation:University of Maryland Medical Center and A.D.A.M. - A discussion of the treatment and long-term management of asthma in adults; part of a longer report covering all the aspects of the disease.


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