The Washington Manual Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Subspecialty Consultby Khaled M. Abdel-Hamid
Pub. Date: 09/28/2003
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Prepared by residents and fellows with senior faculty advisors at the Washington University School of Medicine, this quick-reference manual outlines current concepts and practice guidelines in the rapidly evolving fields of allergy, asthma, and immunology. It covers both inpatient and outpatient approaches with the same front-lines practicality as the world-famous… See more details below
Prepared by residents and fellows with senior faculty advisors at the Washington University School of Medicine, this quick-reference manual outlines current concepts and practice guidelines in the rapidly evolving fields of allergy, asthma, and immunology. It covers both inpatient and outpatient approaches with the same front-lines practicality as the world-famous Washington Manual® of Medical Therapeutics.
The book contains symptom-oriented and disease-oriented sections and covers both acute and chronic problems, including drug allergy, anaphylaxis, eosinophilia, immunodeficiency, and latex allergy. Appendices include commonly used allergy and asthma drugs, laboratory values for tests in immunology, and a sample schedule for perennial aqueous immunotherapy.
This manual is also available electronically for handheld computers. See PDA listing for details.
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- Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
- Publication date:
- The Washington Manual® Subspecialty Consult Series
- Product dimensions:
- 5.54(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.36(d)
Table of Contents
|Key to Abbreviations|
|1||Approach to the Allergic Patient||1|
|2||Basic Immunology Underlying Allergic Reactions and Allergic Inflammation||3|
|3||Allergic Rhinitis and Sinusitis||8|
|7||Pulmonary Function Tests||44|
|8||In Vivo and In Vitro Diagnostic Tests for Allergy||52|
|9||Urticaria and Angioedema||60|
|11||Allergic Contact Dermatitis||74|
|12||Ocular Allergic Diseases||77|
|14||Drug Allergy and Desensitization||89|
|16||Food Allergy and Other Adverse Food Reactions||109|
|18||Conditions Associated with Eosinophilia||120|
|20||Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases||130|
|App. A||Drugs Commonly Used in Allergy and Asthma||148|
|App. B||Lab Values for Selected Tests in Immunology||157|
|App. C||Sample Schedule for Perennial Aqueous Immunotherapy||159|
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