Pharmacology and Therapeutics of Asthma and COPD

  • Clive P. Page
  • Peter J. Barnes

Part of the Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology book series (HEP, volume 237)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Clive Page, Blaze O’Shaughnessy, Peter Barnes
    Pages 1-21
  3. Charlotte K. Billington, Raymond B. Penn, Ian P. Hall
    Pages 23-40
  4. Maria Gabriella Matera, Mario Cazzola
    Pages 41-62
  5. D. Spina, C. P. Page
    Pages 63-91
  6. Peter J. Barnes
    Pages 93-115
  7. Mario Cazzola, Maria Gabriella Matera
    Pages 117-129
  8. Patrick D. Mitchell, Amani I. El-Gammal, Paul M. O’Byrne
    Pages 131-152
  9. Tsutomu Tamada, Masakazu Ichinose
    Pages 153-169
  10. Ian M. Adcock, Sharon Mumby
    Pages 171-196
  11. Clive Page, Mario Cazzola
    Pages 197-212
  12. M. A. Wortley, M. A. Birrell, M. G. Belvisi
    Pages 213-241
  13. Anne Lexmond, Ben Forbes
    Pages 265-280
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 281-285

About this book


The present volume is supposed to be a major reference resource for chest physicians and those involved in the development of novel pharmaceutical entities for these diseases. Internationally recognized authorities review the most important new information on the advances in our understanding of the pathogenesis and treatment of these diseases, including the substantial advances in the topical delivery of inhaled medicines. Each chapter is extensively referenced, generously illustrated with clear diagrams and photographs, and represents a state-of-the-art review of this important area of respiratory medicine.


Airway inflammatory diseases Asthma COPD Pulmonary pharmacology Respiratory diseases

Editors and affiliations

  • Clive P. Page
    • 1
  • Peter J. Barnes
    • 2
  1. 1.Sackler Institute of Pulmonary Pharmacology, Institute of Pharmaceutical ScienceKing’s College LondonLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Airway Disease Section, Imperial CollegeNational Heart and Lung InstituteLondonUnited Kingdom

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