Pediatric Allergy: Principles and Practice

Pediatric Allergy: Principles and Practice

by Donald Y. M. Leung, Hugh A. Sampson, Raif Geha, Stanley J. Szefler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323018025

ISBN-13: 9780323018029

Pub. Date: 04/21/2003

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Presenting current information on the diagnosis, management, and treatment of allergies occurring in children, this handbook contains 60 contributions by doctors, psychiatrists, pathologists, geneticists, and other scientists. After discussing the causes and impact of allergic diseases, the book covers immunological diseases, immune-directed therapies, upper airway…  See more details below

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Presenting current information on the diagnosis, management, and treatment of allergies occurring in children, this handbook contains 60 contributions by doctors, psychiatrists, pathologists, geneticists, and other scientists. After discussing the causes and impact of allergic diseases, the book covers immunological diseases, immune-directed therapies, upper airway disease, asthma, food allergies, allergic skin and eye diseases, and drug allergy and anaphylaxis. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323018029
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/21/2003
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
8.76(w) x 11.12(h) x 1.28(d)

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Table of Contents

Section A General Concepts
1. Epidemiology of Allergic Disease
2. Natural History of Allergic Diseases and Asthma
3. The Genetics of Allergic Disease and Asthma
4. Regulation and Biology of IgE
5. Inflammatory Effector Cells and Cell Migration
6. The Developing Immune System and Allergy

Section B Immunologic Disease
7. Approach to the Childe with Recurrent Infections
8. Antibody Deficiency
9. T Cell Immunodeficiences
10. Pediatric Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
11. Complement Deficiencies
12. White Blood Cell Defects
13. Rheumatic Diseases of Childhood: Therapeutic Principles
14. Autoimmune Diseases
15. Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome
16. Epstein-Barr Virus - Mediated Diseases

Section C Immune-Directed Therapies
17. Intravenous Immunoglobulin Therapy
18. Bone Marrow Transplantation
19. Immunizations
20. Gene Therapy and Allergy
21. Stem Cell Therapeutics: An Overview

Section D Diagnosis and Treatment of Allergic Disease
22. Laboratory (In Vitro) Analyses
23. In Vivo Testing for IgE-Mediated
24. Outdoor Allergens
25. Indoor Allergens
26. Environmental Control
27. Immunotherapy for Allergic Disease

Section E Upper Airway Disease
28. Allergic Rhinitis
29. Otitis Media
30. Sinusitis
31. Chronic Cough

Section F Asthma
32. Immunology of the Asthmatic Response
33. Guidelines for Treatment of Asthma
34. Functional Assessment of Asthma
35. Infection and Asthma
36. Special Considerations for Infants and young Children
37. Inner City Asthma
38. Asthma in Older Children
39. Asthma Education Programs for Children
40. Asthma and the Athlete
41. Refractory Childhood Asthmas: New Insights into the Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Management
42. Promoting Adherence and Effective Self-management in Patients with Asthma
43. New Directions in Asthma Management

Section G Food Allergy
44. Mucosal Immunity: An Overview
45. Evaluation of Food Allergy
46. Approach to Feeding Problems in the Infant and Young Child
47. Prevention and Natural History of food Allergy
48. Enterocolitis, Proctocolitis, and Enteropathies
49. Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Gastroenterocolitis, and Proctocolitis
50. Food Allergy, Respiratory Disease, and Anaphylaxis
51. Atopic Dermatitis and Food Hypersensitivity
52. Management of Food Allergy

Section H Allergic Skin and Eye Diseases
53. Atopic Dermatitis
54. Urticaria and Agioedema
55. Contact Dermatitis
56. Allergic and Immunologic Eye Disease

Section I
Drug Allergy and Anaphylaxis
57. Drug Allergy
58. Latex Allergy
59. Insect Sting Anaphylaxis
60. General Treatment of Anaphylaxis

Food Allergy Appendix

Clinical Immunology Appendix

Color Plates

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