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Allergy By S. Hasan Arshad

Allergy by S. Hasan Arshad

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It is hard to distinguish genuine and potentially serious immunological disease from other non-specific illness. This book presents a short highly illustrated account of the subject.

Allergy Summary

Allergy: An Illustrated Colour Text by S. Hasan Arshad

Allergy is of great importance to doctors in that an enormous proportion of patients are (or claim to be) suffering from allergy. It is hard to distinguish genuine and potentially serious immunological disease from other non-specific illness. This book presents a short highly illustrated account of the subject using the presentational techniques of the "Illustrated Colour Text series" - double page spread, extensive use of graphics, and key point boxes.

Table of Contents

Introduction Basic concepts and historical perspective The immune reaction Immunoglobulin E Mechanism of allergic inflammation Cells and cytokines Epidemiology of allergic diseases Development of allergic diseases Prevention of allergy Role of pollution and smoking in allergy Common allergens Pollens Mites Domestic animals Insects Moulds Foods Occupational allergies Diagnostic and therapeutic principals History Physical examination Skin prick tests Intradermal test Patch tests Total and specific IgE Other immunological tests Spirometry Airway hyper responsiveness Allergic challenge Allergen avoidance Bronchodilators Antihistamine Corticosteroids Allergen immunotherapy Allergic disorders Definition and characteristics of asthma Pathophysiology of asthma Diagnosis of asthma Treatment of asthma Asthma in children Hay fever Perennial allergic rhinitis Allergy related skin disorders Allergies to stinging insects Drugs allergy Anaphylaxis Food allergy Nut allergy Food additives and colourings Allergy to latex Role of allergy in non-specific illness

Additional information

GOR002250492
9780443062711
0443062714
Allergy: An Illustrated Colour Text by S. Hasan Arshad
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Elsevier Health Sciences
2002-02-20
128
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