Asthma is characterized by reversible airway obstruction caused by a triad of bronchial smooth muscle contraction, airway inflammation, and increased secretions.
|Title of host publication||Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation|
|Subtitle of host publication||Theory, Equipment, and Clinical Applications|
|Publisher||Springer Berlin Heidelberg|
|Number of pages||7|
|State||Published - 2010|