Allergic Diseases: Diagnosis and Treatment / Edition 2

Allergic Diseases: Diagnosis and Treatment / Edition 2

by Phil L. Lieberman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0896036855

ISBN-13: 9780896036857

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

The authors have updated and expanded their widely acclaimed book with new chapters on antihistamines, on antileukotrienes, and on the common problem of treating the child who experiences recurrent respiratory tract infection. Written by distinguished clinicians, this concise and easy-to-read guide is designed to help primary care physicians, pediatricians,

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The authors have updated and expanded their widely acclaimed book with new chapters on antihistamines, on antileukotrienes, and on the common problem of treating the child who experiences recurrent respiratory tract infection. Written by distinguished clinicians, this concise and easy-to-read guide is designed to help primary care physicians, pediatricians, internists, and other specialists with the day-to-day diagnosis and treatment of their allergic patients. "Summary Boxes", "Clinical Pearl Boxes", and numerous treatment algorithms help time-pressured physicians to quickly grasp therapeutic situations and determine the best and most effective treatment options. Comprehensive and highly practical, this new 3rd edition of Allergic Diseases: Diagnosis and Treatment offers physicians a completely up-to-date, user friendly approach to optimal diagnosis and treatment of their allergic patients-a gold standard reference of special value in every practice.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780896036857
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Series:
Current Clinical Practice Series
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 10.28(h) x 1.17(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Contributors
1Allergic Disease: Pathophysiology and Immunopathology1
2Approach to the Allergic Patient17
3Diagnostic Tests in Allergy29
4Environmental Allergens41
5Anaphylaxis53
6Insect Sting Allergy73
7The Child with Asthma: Evaluation and Treatment85
8Asthma in Adults: Diagnosis and Management123
9Rhinitis159
10Sinusitis and Otitis Media183
11Diagnosis and Treatment of Ocular Allergy195
12Urticaria and Angioedema213
13Atopic Dermatitis231
14Contact Dermatitis and Other Contact Reactions261
15Food Allergy and Intolerance283
16Allergic and Allergic-Like Reactions to Drugs and Other Therapeutic Agents303
17Antihistamines323
18[beta]-Adrenergic Agonists337
19Theophylline345
20Antileukotriene Agents in the Management of Asthma361
21Cromolyn and Nedocromil: Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Therapy for Asthma and Other Allergic Diseases367
22Anticholinergic Agents in Respiratory Diseases377
23Glucocorticoid Therapy in Asthma385
24Environmental Control of Respiratory Irritants and Allergens405
25Allergen Immunotherapy421
26Controversies in Allergy and Allergy-Like Diseases437
27The Patient With 'Too Many Infections': Diagnostic Approach445
Index461

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