Allergies for the Otolaryngologist, An Issue of Otolaryngologic Clinics


  • Berrylin J. Ferguson Ferguson, MD, Director, Division of Sino-Nasal Disorders & Allergy, Dept of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UPMC Mercy, Pittsburgh, PA

Topics include: History of Allergy;  Epidemiology of Allergy;  Types of Rhinitis;  Differential Diagnosis including Allergy Mimics;  Immunology;  Physical Findings in Allergy;  Diagnosis including lab testing and physical examination;  Associated Conditions and Comorbidities;  Role of Allergy in Serous Otitis Media;  Role of Allergy in Meneire's Syndrome;  Asthma;  Polyposis;  Allergic Fungal Sinusitis;  Treatment - Environmental Controls;  Pharmacotherapy;  Traditional Immunotherapy;  Sublingual (SLIT) Immunotherapy;  The Allergic March;  Surgical Treatment of Allergies;  Inhalant Allergies in Children;  Food Allergies in Adults and Children.
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Book information

  • Published: June 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-1051-5