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Breathtaking : asthma care in a time of climate change / Alison Kenner.

Kenner, Alison (author.).
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New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 616.238 KENN (Text) 39231033503745 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781517902872
  • ISBN: 1517902878
  • Physical Description: 236 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : University of Minnesota Press, [2018]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [209]-224) and index.
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Asthma is not a new problem, but today the disease is being reshaped by changing ecologies, healthcare systems, medical sciences, and built environments. A global epidemic, asthma (and our efforts to control it) demands an analysis attentive to its complexity, its contextual nature, and the care practices that emerge from both. At once clearly written and theoretically insightful, Breathtaking provides a sweeping ethnographic account of asthma’s many dimensions through the lived experiences of people who suffer from disordered breathing, as well as by considering their support networks, from secondary school teachers and coaches, to breathing educators and new smartphone applications designed for asthma control.
Subject: Asthma > Therapy.
Asthma > Etiology.
Breathing exercises
Respiratory physiological phenomena.
Climatic changes

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