Manual of Allergy and Immunology (LWW Spiral Manuals) / Edition 3

Manual of Allergy and Immunology (LWW Spiral Manuals) / Edition 3

by Glenn J. Jr. Lawlor
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780316516815
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Series:
LWW Spiral Manuals
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
590

Table of Contents

Preface
Contributing Authors
1Introduction to the Immune System1
2Immediate Hypersensitivity: Approach to Diagnosis18
3Aeroallergens and Environmental Factors40
4Basic Principles of Therapy for Allergic Disease51
5Allergy of the Upper Respiratory Tract94
6Allergic and Immunologic Disorders of the Eye112
7Asthma121
8Immunologic Diseases of the Lung181
9Allergic Diseases of the Skin205
10Urticaria and Angioedema228
11Anaphylaxis244
12Insect Allergy253
13Drug Allergy262
14Food Allergy290
15Rheumatic Diseases303
16Immunohematology353
17Transplantation Immunology: Histocompatibility Testing and the HLA System in Humans381
18Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases397
19Human Immunodeficiency Virus Disease and Related Opportunistic Infections425
20Diagnostic Immunology446
21Immunization and Immunoprophylaxis460
22Immunologic Methods Useful in the Diagnosis of Infectious Disease483
Appendix I A. Nomogram for Estimation of Body Surface Area505
Appendix I B. Nomogram for Predicting the Optimum Tidal Volume from the Breathing Frequency, Body Weight, and Sex of the Patient506
Appendix II A. Examination of Nasal Secretions507
Appendix II B. Examination of Nasal of Conjunctive Epithelium Specimens508
Appendix III Total Eosinophil Count511
Appendix IV Normal Serum IgE Values for Age, by PRIST Technique512
Appendix V Levels of Immunoglobulins in Sera of Normal Subjects, by Age513
Appendix VI Important Pollens and Molds in the United States and Canada A. Principal Pollens, by Region516
Appendix VI Important Pollens and Molds in the United States and Canada B. Incidence of Individual Molds in the United States530
Appendix VII Normal Pulmonary Values A. Normal Pulmonary Function in Adult Men533
Appendix VII Normal Pulmonary Values B. Normal Pulmonary Function in Adult Women534
Appendix VII Normal Pulmonary Values C. Normal Lung Volumes for Male Children535
Appendix VII Normal Pulmonary Values D. Normal Lung Volumes for Female Children536
Appendix VII Normal Pulmonary Values E. Normal Pulmonary Flow Rates for Male and Female Children537
Appendix VIII Oxygen Values A. Prediction Equation for Arterial PO[subscript 2]538
Appendix VIII Oxygen Values B. Normal Oxygen Dissociation Curves in Humans538
Appendix IX Growth Charts A. NCHS Percentiles for Length and Weight for Age, Boys, Birth to 36 Months540
Appendix IX Growth Charts B. NCHS Percentiles for Weight for Length, Boys, Less Than 4 Years, and for Head Circumference, Boys, Birth to 36 Months541
Appendix IX Growth Charts C. NCHS Percentiles for Length and Weight for Age, Girls, Birth to 36 Months542
Appendix IX Growth Charts D. NCHS Percentiles for Weight for Length, Girls, Less Than 4 Years, and for Head Circumference, Girls, Birth to 36 Months543
Appendix IX Growth Charts E. NCHS Percentiles for Stature and Weight for Age, Boys, 2 to 18 Years544
Appendix IX Growth Charts F. NCHS Percentiles for Stature and Weight for Age, Girls, 2 to 18 Years545
Appendix X Allergy Elimination Diets A. Cow's Milk-free Diet546
Appendix X Allergy Elimination Diets B. Egg-free Diet548
Appendix X Allergy Elimination Diets C. Wheat-free Diet550
Appendix X Allergy Elimination Diets D. Gluten-free Diet553
Appendix X Allergy Elimination Diets E. Soy-free Diet555
Appendix X Allergy Elimination Diets F. Corn-free Diet557
Appendix X Allergy Elimination Diets G. Foods Often Containing Tartrazine559
Appendix X Allergy Elimination Diets H. Common Substances That Contain or May Contain Sulfiting Agents559
Appendix XI Antibodies Reactive to Human Tissue Used in Medical Diagnosis561
Appendix XII Manufacturers of Allergenic Extracts for Diagnosis and Treatment563
Appendix XIII Commercial Sources for Environmental Control Products564
Appendix XIV Professional and Nonprofessional Organizations for Resource Information and Educational Programs565
Index567

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