Pharmacology and Therapeutics of Asthma and COPD

  • Clive P. Page
  • Peter J. Barnes

Part of the Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology book series (HEP, volume 161)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. Current Drugs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. L. B. Fernandes, P. J. Henry, R. G. Goldie
      Pages 3-35
    3. N. J. Gross
      Pages 37-52
    4. N. A. Jones, C. P. Page
      Pages 53-77
    5. P. J. Barnes
      Pages 79-123
    6. N. C. Thomson
      Pages 125-150
  3. Future Drugs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 151-151
    2. D. Spina
      Pages 153-178
    3. P. J. Barnes
      Pages 219-243
    4. L. Dziadzio, W. Neaville, W. Busse
      Pages 273-285
    5. P. J. Barnes, E. M. Erin, T. T. Hansel, S. Kharitonov, A. J. Tan, R. C. Tennant
      Pages 303-347
    6. P. J. Barnes, C. P. Page
      Pages 349-372
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 373-376

About this book


The aim of the book is to provide an in-depth review of our current understanding of the pathogenesis of both asthma and COPD. This volume also discusses the promising new options for pharmacological intervention of these diseases. 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 lung biology.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Clive P. Page
    • 1
  • Peter J. Barnes
    • 2
  1. 1.Sackler Institute of Pulmonary PharmacologyGKT School of Biomedical SciencesLondonUK
  2. 2.National Heart & Lung Institute, Department of Thoracic MedicineImperial CollegeLondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-05590-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-09264-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0171-2004
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-0325
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