Food Hypersensitivity and Adverse Reactions: A Practical Guide for Diagnosis and Management / Edition 1

Food Hypersensitivity and Adverse Reactions: A Practical Guide for Diagnosis and Management / Edition 1

by Marianne Frieri, Brett Kettelhut
     
 

ISBN-10: 0824799038

ISBN-13: 9780824799038

Pub. Date: 06/28/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824799038
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/1999
Series:
Clinical Allergy and Immunology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
520
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.25(d)

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.

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