Middleton's Allergy Essentials

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Edited by Robyn E O'Hehir, MD, Stephen T Holgate, MD, DSc, FMedSci and Aziz Sheikh, MD
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9780323375795
Publication Date
26-01-2016
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  • A practical approach to evaluation, differential diagnosis, and treatment of allergic disorders, focused specifically on what the non-specialist needs to know for everyday practice.
  • Each chapter begins with a handy summary of key concepts to help you quickly identify important information.
  • Coverage of today's hot topics includes asthma, drug allergies, food allergies and gastrointestinal disorders, anaphylaxis, atopic dermatitis, and allergic contact dermatitis.
  • Concise sections on mechanisms are included where relevant, keeping you up to date with this rapidly evolving field.
  • Authored by the same internationally recognized experts that produce Middleton's Allergy, the definitive text in the field.
  • Ideal for physicians, residents, general and family practitioners, nurse practitioners, primary care doctors, hospitalists, general internists - anyone who is called upon to make effective diagnostic and treatment decisions regarding allergic disorders.

For decades, health care practitioners have relied on Middleton's Allergy as their go-to reference for comprehensive information on allergic disorders. Now Middleton's Allergy Essentials, by Drs. Robyn E. O'Hehir, Stephen T. Holgate, and Aziz Sheikh, offers a concise resource that's both easily accessible and highly authoritative. Perfect for clinicians in primary and secondary care settings, this practical volume covers what is most useful in your daily practice, with a strong emphasis on disease diagnosis and management.


Key Features
  • A practical approach to evaluation, differential diagnosis, and treatment of allergic disorders, focused specifically on what the non-specialist needs to know for everyday practice.
  • Each chapter begins with a handy summary of key concepts to help you quickly identify important information.
  • Coverage of today's hot topics includes asthma, drug allergies, food allergies and gastrointestinal disorders, anaphylaxis, atopic dermatitis, and allergic contact dermatitis.
  • Concise sections on mechanisms are included where relevant, keeping you up to date with this rapidly evolving field.
  • Authored by the same internationally recognized experts that produce Middleton's Allergy, the definitive text in the field.
  • Ideal for physicians, residents, general and family practitioners, nurse practitioners, primary care doctors, hospitalists, general internists - anyone who is called upon to make effective diagnostic and treatment decisions regarding allergic disorders.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323375795
Author Information Edited by Robyn E O'Hehir, MD, Director, Department of Allergy, Immunology, and Respiratory Medicine Alfred Hospital Monash University Melbourne Australia ; Stephen T Holgate, MD, DSc, FMedSci, Clinical Professor of Immunopharmacology Medical Faculty in Clinical and Experimental Sciences and Aziz Sheikh, MD, Professor of Primary Care Research and Development Co-Director of the Centre of Medical Informatics
Published Reviews

"This is a concise but comprehensive book with practical information on allergy. It balances basic science and clinically useful content quite well. It reviews common topics and discusses up-to-date treatment modalities."

-Heather Huang, MD (University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health) Doody's Score: 92 - 4 Stars!

Table of Content

Chapter 1: Introduction to Mechanisms of Allergic Diseases

Chapter 2: The Origins of Allergic Disease

Chapter 3: Epidemiology of Allergic Diseases

Chapter 4: Indoor and Outdoor Allergens and Pollutants

Chapter 5: Principles of Allergy Diagnosis

Chapter 6: Allergen-specific Immunotherapy

Chapter 7: Asthma

Chapter 8: Allergic Rhinitis and Conjunctivitis

Chapter 9: Drug Allergy

Chapter 10: Urticaria and Angioedema without Wheals

Chapter 11: Atopic Dermatitis and Allergic Contact Dermatitis

Chapter 12: Food Allergy and Gastrointestinal Syndromes

Chapter 13: Anaphylaxis

Chapter 14: Occupational Allergy

Chapter 15: Insect Allergy

Publication Date 26-01-2016
Pages 414
Trim 216 x 276
Stock Status In Stock
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