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Allergy

Highly Commended at 2012 BMA awards in Medicine Category.

This comprehensive, clinically oriented full-color resource offers you a wealth of detailed information on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of allergic diseases-from asthma to urticaria. Thoroughly updated to reflect today's knowledge, this 3rd Edition features all of the latest developments in allergy and immunology. Plus, a consistent, logical organization puts vital information at your fingertips.

Audience
Allergists, internal medicine, family practice, and primary care physicians

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Published: September 2006

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-03227-8

Contents

  • Section 1: Clinical Section

    1. Principles of allergy diagnosis

    2. Asthma

    3. Extrinsic allergic alveolitis

    4. Rhinitis

    5. Conjunctivitis

    6. Urticaria

    7. Atopic dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis

    8. Gastrointestinal allergy

    9. Occupational allergy

    10. Drug allergy

    11. Anaphylaxis

    12. Immunotherapy

    13. Paediatric allergy


    Section 2: Basic Mechanisms Section

    14. The genetic basis of allergic disease

    15. Early life origins of allergy and asthma

    16. Epidemiology of allergic disease

    17. Allergens and pollutants

    18. IgE structure, receptors and signalling

    19. Antigen presentation and IgE synthesis

    20. Cytokines, chemokines and adhesion proteins

    21. Effector cells of allergy

    22. Cellular and mediator mechanisms of the early-phase response

    23. Cellular and mediator mechanisms of the allergic inflammation

    24. Drugs for the treatment of allergic disease


    Index

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