Atlas of Allergic Diseases / Edition 2

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Overview

The second edition of the Atlas of Allergic Diseases provides comprehensive visual coverage of all aspects of allergic diseases. Exceptional photographs, diagrams, charts and illustrations in full color help to illustrate the abstract elements of allergic diseases in vivid detail. With contributions from renowned specialists, this detailed and useful atlas combines the immunologic basis of allergy with the clinical aspects of the discipline.

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This reference combines the immunologic basis with the clinical aspects of diagnosing and treating allergic diseases in a highly visual format. The 27 chapters by medical experts discuss immunology and basic science (molecular biology techniques for the investigation of immune activation and immunologic dysfunction, immunoglobulin structure and function, the complement system, chemokines and their receptors, mast cell and basophil derived mediators, the eosinophil, aerobiology and aeroallergens, and laboratory techniques), as well as the various types of allergies and their management in the clinical situation. Edited by Lieberman (internal medicine and pediatrics) and Blaiss (clinical immunology and allergy), both of the U. of Tennessee College of Medicine. Illustrated with color images and charts. Oversize: 10x12.25<">. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781573402347
  • Publisher: Current Medicine Group
  • Publication date: 8/1/2005
  • Edition description: 2nd ed. 2005
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 284
  • Product dimensions: 9.60 (w) x 12.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Immunology and Basic Science.- Molecular Biology Techniques for the Investigation of Immune Activation and Immunologic Dysfunction.- Chemokines and Their Receptors.- Mast cell- and Basophil-derived Mediators.- The Eosinophil.- Aerobiology and Aeroallergens.- Immunology Laboratory Techniques.- Anaphylaxis.- Section II: Allergy and Clinical Immunology.- Urticaria and Angioedema.- Atopic Dermatitis.- Contact Dermatitis.- Allergic Eye Disorders.- Rhinitis.- Sinusitis.- Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis.- Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis.- Pulmonary Function Testing and Bronchial Provocation.- Allergen Immunotherapy.- Latex Allergy.- Asthma in Adults.- Occupational Asthma.- Food Allergy.- Insect Allergy.- Otitis Media.- Aerosols and Inhaler Therapy.- Immunodeficiency Disorders.- Allergic Drug Reactions.- Anti-IgE Therapy for Allergic Asthma and Other Allergic Diseases.

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