Handbook of Immunological Investigations in Children

Handbook of Immunological Investigations in Children

Handbooks of Investigation in Children

1st Edition - January 1, 1990

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  • Authors: J. Graham Watson, A. Graham Bird
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483183657

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Handbook of Immunological Investigations in Children presents an extensive examination of the immune system of children. It discusses the fundamental concepts in immunology. It addresses studies in the primary immunodeficiency diseases. Some of the topics covered in the book are the respiratory disorders; renal disorders; gastrointestinal disorders; endocrine disorders; neurological and psychiatric disease; identifications of diseases of the skin; muscle malfunction and connective tissue disorder; and the methods of infections and immunizations. The definition and description of factors influencing blood and blood-forming elements are fully covered. An in-depth account of the factors causing allergies and cardiovascular diseases are provided. The general characteristics of severe combined immunodeficiency are completely presented. A chapter is devoted to usage of immunoglobulin therapy. Another section focuses on the disorders of neutrophils, monocytes, and macrophages. The book can provide useful information to immunologists, pediatricians, doctors, students, and researchers.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword



    1 Basic Immunology

    2 Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases

    Immunological Abnormalities in Systemic Disease

    3 Respiratory Disorders

    4 Renal Disorders

    5 Gastrointestinal Disorders

    6 Endocrine Disorders

    7 Neurological and Psychiatric Disease

    8 Skin Diseases

    9 Connective-Tissue Disease; Muscle Disease

    10 Infections and Immunizations

    11 Blood and Blood-Forming Elements

    12 Allergic Disease

    13 Cardiovascular Disease

    14 Special Senses

    15 Laboratory Investigations and Normal Values


Product details

  • No. of pages: 276
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1990
  • Published: January 1, 1990
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483183657

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J. Graham Watson

A. Graham Bird

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