Pediatric Allergy: Principles and Practice, 3rd Edition

Price: $124.99
Catalog No.: N00004
Publisher/Vendor: Elsevier
Author: Donald Leung (MD, PhD), Hugh Sampson, Stanley Szefler (MD), Francisco Bonilla (MD, PhD)
Pages: 568
Size: 8.5 x 10.875 inches
Format: Softcover Book
Pediatric Allergy: Principles and Practice, 3rd Edition (N00004)

Pediatric Allergy, Third Edition provides guidance on the day-to-day diagnosis and management of pediatric allergic and immunologic diseases. An easily accessible full-color format highlights a host of new chapters, extensive updates, and clinically focused coverage. A user-friendly resources for students, residents, pediatricians or allergists.

Key Features

  • Includes diagnostic tests available for asthma, upper respiratory allergy, and more.
  • Equips you with an understanding of the immune mechanisms underlying allergic diseases.
  • Features coverage of drug allergies and cross-reactivity. Highlights clinical pearls discussing the best approaches to the care and treatment of pediatric patients.
  • Appendices listing common food allergies and autoantibodies in autoimmune diseases make for quick reference to essential material.

New to this Edition

  • Revised asthma section examines current asthma guidelines; school-centered asthma programs; exercise-induced asthma; and new directions in asthma therapy.
  • Includes current knowledge relating to emerging asthma within young children, medication adherence, and the impact of infection on the natural history of asthma.
  • New information on gene therapy, stem-cell therapy, and a host of new immunodeficiency diseases helps you obtain the best results from the therapeutics for pediatric allergic and immunologic diseases.
  • Features new chapters on immunopathology; diagnostics and management; potential immunotherapeutic strategies for treating food allergies; current status of immunotherapy for food allergy; and biologic therapies.
  • Focused coverage of today's hot topics in pediatric allergy includes the use of targeted biologics to treat specific activation pathways leading to severe allergic diseases; defects of innate immunity; rheumatic diseases of childhood; and inflammatory disorders.
  • Discusses new studies examining potential etiologies for the increase in food allergy and examines potential immunotherapeutic strategies for treating food allergies.
  • New evidence-based principles of medical care help you make the best use of available medications for your patients.