Manual of Allergy and Immunology: Diagnosis and Therapy, 5th Edition

Price: $76.99
Catalog No.: G00010
Publisher/Vendor: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Author: Jonathan Corren, MD; Thomas B. Casale, MD; Daniel C. Adelman
Pages: 504
Size: 5 x 8 inches
Format: Softcover Book
Manual of Allergy and Immunology: Diagnosis and Therapy, 5th Edition

Manual of Allergy and Immunology, 5th Edition is designed to serve health care professionals in the diagnosis and management of allergic and other immunological disorders. The manual presents the basic and essential material and provides specific information to assist in clinical decision-making and treatment planning.

The specialist will find this manual a convenient reference handbook, while the generalist will be able to use the Manual as a helpful guide in formulating a diagnostic and therapeutic approach to patients suspected of having an allergic or immunologic disorder.

Students, house officers, and other health care professionals will find the Manual a useful guide to the clinical practice of allergy and immunology.

New to this Edition

  • Additional tables provide extensive data for basic and clinical understanding
  • Increased use of algorithms to help provide quick diagnosis
  • References include both published literature and authoritative Internet resources for more extensive discussion of each subject
  • Therapeutic recommendations are consistent with current evidence-based guidelines to provide the latest information
  • Uses the familiar Lippincott Manual outline format to organize information and save time in looking up information

Table Of Contents

  • Introduction to the Immune System: Lori Broderick, Taylor A. Doherty, David Broide
  • Immediate Hypersensitivity: Approach to Diagnosis: Nkiruka U. Erekosima, Sarbjit S. Saini
  • Aeroallergens and Environmental Factors 52: Estelle Levetin, William A. Neaville, Robert Ausdenmoore, Robert K. Bush
  • Rhinitis: Candace Bouler Anz, Mark S. Dykewicz
  • Sinusitis, Nasal Polyps, and Otitis Media: Ricardo A. Tan, Jonathan Corren
  • Immunotherapy for Inhalant Allergens: Harold S. Nelson
  • Allergic and Immunologic Disorders of the Eye: Leonard Bielory
  • Asthma Diagnosis: Stephen C. Lazarus
  • Asthma Treatment: Joel M. Hartman, Jason W. Caldwell, Rodolfo M. Pascual, Stephen P. Peters
  • Immunologic Diseases of the Lung: Shefalee Amin, Michelle R. Zeidler, Eric C. Kleerup
  • Atopic Dermatitis and Contact Dermatitis: Mark Boguniewicz, Marcella Aquino, Luz Fonacier
  • Urticaria and Angioedema: Jeffrey R. Stokes, Mark H. Moss
  • Anaphylaxis: Phil Lieberman, Debendra Pattanaik
  • Insect Allergy: David B. K. Golden
  • Drug Allergy: David A. Khan
  • Allergic and Nonallergic Reactions to Food: Stephen R. Boden, A. Wesley Burks
  • Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases: Terri F. Brown-Whitehorn, Kernika Gupta, Ritu Verma, Jonathan M. Spergel
  • Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases: Shradha Agarwal, Charlotte Cunningham-Rundles
  • Approach to the Patient with Recurrent Infections: Zuhair K. Ballas
  • Diagnostic Immunology: Thomas A. Fleisher, Joao Bosco Oliveira, Jack J. H. Bleesing
  • Adverse Responses to Vaccines: John M. Kelso
  • Complementary Medicine in Allergy and Immunology: Timothy Ryan Mainardi, Leonard Bielory
  • Building-related Illness: Jessica Savage, Robert A. Wood
  • Appendix I. Skin Testing Methods
  • Appendix II. Levels of Immunoglobulins in Sera of Normal Subjects by Age
  • Appendix III. Levels of Immunoglobulin E (IgE) in Sera of Normal Subjects by Age
  • Appendix IV. Important Pollen and Fungal Spores in North America
  • Appendix V. Educational Resources for Food Allergy
  • Appendix VI. Drug Allergy Procedures

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