One Minute Asthma is an easy-to-read guide that can help people with asthma stay out of the emergency room, out of the hospital and as active as everyone else. Accurate, clear, and illustrated with line drawings and charts, One Minute Asthma covers the basics of asthma and the medicines used to treat it. Readers will learn how to recognize symptoms, monitor the progress of an episode and communicate clearly with health professionals. There is more helpful information packed into this best-selling 80-page pocket size book than in many books three times as long. Reading just one page, "Medicines that make asthma worse," has helped many people improve their asthma care overnight.