Essentials of Allergy: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Essentials of Allergy

1st Edition

By M Thirumala Krishna, George Mavroleon, Stephen T Holgate

CRC Press

206 pages | 50 Color Illus.

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Description

This is a comprehensive guide to the wide variety of allergic diseases in existence. The book opens with a general chapter on diagnostic testing for allergy, covering both in vivo and in vitro tests. Separate chapters are then devoted to a wide range of allergies, including asthma, rhinitis, anaphylaxis, and drug, food and latex allergies. Each chapter is sub-divided into sections covering classification, diagnosis and management of the various conditions. The result is a comprehensive and practical guide that will appeal, not only to the allergology specialist, but also to the wide variety of physicians who may be called upon to recognize and treat patients presenting with allergic conditions.

Table of Contents

1. Diagnostic Tests in Allergy 2. Asthma 3. Rhinitis 4. Uticaria and Angioedema 5. Anaphylaxis 6. Insect Venom Allergy 7. Drug Allergy 8. Food Allergy 9. Atopic Dermatitis 10. Specific Immunotherapy 11. Latex Allergy 12. Eosinophilic lung diseases 13. Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis (EAA)

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED014000
MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine