Food Hypersensitivity and Adverse Reactions: A Practical Guide for Diagnosis and Management, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Food Hypersensitivity and Adverse Reactions

A Practical Guide for Diagnosis and Management, 1st Edition

By Marianne Frieri, Brett Kettelhut

CRC Press

520 pages

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Hardback: 9780824799038
pub: 1999-06-11
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Description

Presents classic and recent findings on immunological dysfunctions caused by food allergies-coordinating the most advanced clinical techniques and assessment methods with practical insights for treatment and patient care.

Reviews

". . .The presentation of neurologic, autoimmune and psychological topics provide information for an integrated team approach in evaluating the food-allergic patient. "

---Food Trade Review

". . .This compendium very successfully lays out the many facets of the problem with cogency. It represents a substantial achievement and will repeatedly reward its multi-tiered readership well.. . .it will become a much-thumbed reference book. (New England Journal of Medicine) . . .Having thorough up-to-date reviews of the many facets of [adverse reactions to foods] in a single textbook will be valuable. This compendium very successfully lays out the many facets of the problem with cogency. It represents a substantial achievement and will repeatedly reward its multi-tiered readership well.. . .it will become a much-thumbed reference book."

---New England Journal of Medicine

"…an excellent, comprehensive source of information."

---The Annals of Pharmacotherapy

Table of Contents

Basic science mechanisms: mast cells and basophils - basic biology and roles in gastrointestinal diseases; humeral and cellular immunity; antigen absorption and the gut barrier; food allergens. Etiologic factors: cow's milk allergy; adverse reactions to food additives; cross-reactive and hidden allergies; allergylike intoxications from foods. clinical manifestations: food allergy perception and reality; delayed and non-IgE-mediated reactions; cutaneous manifestations of hypersensitivity and adverse reactions to food; anaphylaxis; gastrointestinal manifestations of food allergy; neurological manifestations of adverse food reactions; exercise-induced anaphylaxis; unusual presentations; psychological manifestations. Diagnosis, prevention, and treatment: psychological manifestations in idiopathic environmental intolerance (foods); challenge procedures for the diagnosis of adverse food reactions; laboratory diagnosis of food allergy; unproven methods of diagnosis and treatment of food allergy. Management of food allergies: the management and prevention of food allergies; food allergies and their implications in diets and nutrition; milk-free, egg-free, corn-free, wheat-free diets; hypoallergenic formulas; available patient resources.

About the Series

Clinical Allergy and Immunology

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED014000
MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine
TEC012000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Food Science