Allergy in ENT Practice: The Basic Guide / Edition 2

Allergy in ENT Practice: The Basic Guide / Edition 2

by Hueston Clark King, Richard L. Mabry, Cynthia S. Mabry, Bruce Roderick Gordon
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1588902765

ISBN-13: 9781588902764

Pub. Date: 09/01/2004

Publisher: Thieme


The foremost guide to diagnosing, testing, and treating all major ENT allergies by Drs. King, Mabry, Mabry, Gordon and Marple is back in a completely updated second edition. Combining practical management strategies with the latest advances, here is the complete how-to resource for health professionals who treat ear, nose, and throat allergies. It covers

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The foremost guide to diagnosing, testing, and treating all major ENT allergies by Drs. King, Mabry, Mabry, Gordon and Marple is back in a completely updated second edition. Combining practical management strategies with the latest advances, here is the complete how-to resource for health professionals who treat ear, nose, and throat allergies. It covers everything from testing methods and pharmacotherapy, to food allergies, allergic and non-allergic rhinitis, pediatric allergies, and sinusitis --key information for every practice.

Special features:

Walks you through basic procedures such as assessing patient history, identifying symptoms, starting immunotherapy, skin and in vitro testing, and heading off allergenic emergencies

Every chapter revised and updated, including key advances in immunology and pharmacotherapy, the role of fungi in chronic rhinosinusitis, and more

Brief capsules of pertinent information for nurses, pediatricians, primary care specialists, and ancillary personnel--written by a highly experienced otolaryngic nurse

Recommendations for adding allergy care to an existing ENT practice, finding qualified staff, preparing the office, and interacting with patients

Useful appendices covering plant cross-reactivity, pollen distribution and allergenic foods

Easy to implement for both the physician and ancillary caregiver, and with valuable tips from an experienced otolaryngic nurse, here is the only text to provide a clear, step-by-step approach to the practice of otolaryngic allergy. It belongs within easy reach of all physicians who want to expand their practice in this rapidly growing field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588902764
Publisher:
Thieme
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Edition description:
2
Pages:
482
Sales rank:
863,739
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword from the First Editionix
Foreword to the Second Editionx
Preface from the First Editionxi
Dedication from the First Editionxi
Preface to the Second Editionxii
Introduction: About This Bookxiii
Chapter 1The Place of Allergy in Clinical Medicine1
Chapter 2Basic, "Need-to-Know" Immunology5
Chapter 3Preparation of the Office for Allergy23
Chapter 4Interaction with the Patient67
Chapter 5Testing Methods for Inhalant Allergy105
Chapter 6Environmental Control (Avoidance)155
Chapter 7Pharmacotherapy of Allergic Rhinitis178
Chapter 8Vial Preparation and Immunotherapy205
Chapter 9Standardized Extracts268
Chapter 10Blending Skin Testing and in Vitro Testing in Clinical Practice280
Chapter 11Allergic Emergencies297
Chapter 12Nonallergic Rhinitis323
Chapter 13Food Allergy333
Chapter 14Pediatric Allergy368
Chapter 15Allergy and Sinus Disease386
Chapter 16Allergic Fungal Sinusitis399
Chapter 17What Lies Ahead?415
Appendix 1Interrelationships Among Pollens and Plant-Derived Foods428
Appendix 2Pollen Guide441
Appendix 3Typical Allergy History; Example of Titration and Mixing form; Diet Diary457
Appendix 4Hidden Sources of Common Allergenic Foods463
Appendix 5Genetic Relationships and Potential Cross-Reactivities of Nonbotanical (Animal) Foods466
Index471

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