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Author Mills, Lesley.

Title Can I tell you about asthma? : a guide for friends, family and professionals / Lesley Mills ; illustrated by Rosy Salaman.

Publication Info. London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2013.


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Description 1 online resource (54 pages) : illustrations.
Series Can I tell you about--?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introducing Alfie who has asthma -- What is it like to have asthma? -- Things about having asthma that make you feel worried and upset -- How people treat you -- What is asthma? -- Asthma medication -- Asthma inhalers, spacers and techniques -- Asthma medication at school -- Diagnosing asthma and tests -- Asthma triggers -- Emergency treatment -- Asthma facts and figures -- More information about asthma and asthma medication -- How teachers can help -- How parents can help.
Summary Meet Alfie - a young boy with asthma. Alfie invites readers to learn about asthma from his perspective, describing how it feels to have an asthma attack and what the common triggers are. He talks about the challenges of having asthma and how important it is that his friends and the people around him can recognise the signs when he starts feeling short of breath and know how to help. Alfie also gives simple instructions on using asthma inhalers and other medical treatments. This illustrated book is full of useful information and will be an ideal introduction for young people, aged 7 upwards, as.
Subject Asthma in children -- Juvenile literature.
Asthma -- Juvenile literature.
Asthma. (OCoLC)fst00819313
Asthma in children. (OCoLC)fst00819330
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Added Author Salaman, Rosy.
Other Form: Print version: Mills, Lesley. Can I tell you about asthma?. London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2013 (DLC) 2012030847
ISBN 9780857007445 (electronic bk.)
0857007440 (electronic bk.)
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