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Title Pediatric allergy [electronic resource] : principles and practice / [edited by] Donald Y.M. Leung ... [et al.]
Imprint Edinburgh : Elsevier, 2015
book jacket
Edition 3rd ed
Descript 1 online resource : col. ill
Note Includes bibliographical references
Epidemiology of allergic diseases -- Natural history of allergic diseases and asthma -- The genetics of allergic disease and asthma -- Regulation and biology of immunoglobulin E -- Inflammatory and effector cells/cell migration -- The developing immune system and allergy -- Approach to the child with recurrent infections including molecular diagnostics -- Antibody deficiency -- T cell immunodeficiencies -- Complement deficiencies -- Defects of innate immunity -- Rheumatic diseases of childhood : therapeutic principles -- Congenital immune dysregulation disorders -- Autoinflammatory disorders -- Immunoglobulin therapy -- Hematopoietic stem cell therapy -- Biologic therapies -- Laboratory diagnosis of human allergic disease -- In vivo testing for immunoglobulin E-mediated sensitivity -- Outdoor allergens -- Indoor allergens -- Environmental control -- Immunotherapy for allergic disease -- Allergic rhinitis -- Otitis media -- Sinusitis -- Chronic cough -- Immunology of the asthmatic response -- Guidelines for treatment of asthma : a global concern --Functional assessment of asthma -- Infections and asthma :impact on the natural history of asthma -- Special considerations for infants and young children -- Inner city asthma : strategies to reduce mortality and morbidity-- Asthma in older children : special considerations -- School-centered asthma programs -- Exercise-induced asthma: strategies to improve performance -- Refractory childhood asthma : assessment and management -- Promoting adherence and effective self-management in patients with asthma -- New directions in asthma management : a tale of two cities -- Mucosal immunology : an overview -- Evaluation of food allergy -- Approach to feeding problemsin the infant and young child -- Prevention and natural history of food allergy -- Enterocolitis, proctocolitis and enteropathies -- Allergic and eosinophilic gastrointestinal disease -- Oral allergy syndrome -- Atopic dermatitis and food hypersensitivity -- Management of food allergy -- Immunotherapeutic approaches to the treatment of food allergy -- Role of barrier dysfunction and immune response in atopic dermatitis -- Management of atopic dermatitis -- Urticaria and angioedema -- Contact dermatitis -- Allergic and immunologic eye disease -- Drugallergy -- Latex allergy -- Insect sting allergy -- Anaphylaxis : assessment and management
The third edition of Pediatric Allergy continues this title's steadfast tradition of providing comprehensive, authoritative guidance on the day-to-day diagnosis and management of pediatric allergic and immunologic diseases.You'll have the most up-to-date research at hand thanks toan easily accessible full-color format that highlights a host of new chapters, extensive updates, and clinically focused coverage. Whether you're a student, resident, pediatrician or allergist, you'll appreciate this user-friendly and versatile source for providing optimal care!
Subject Allergy in children
Immunologic diseases in children
Immune System Diseases -- physiopathology
Immune System Diseases -- epidemiology
Immune System Diseases -- therapy
Immunity -- physiology
Electronic books
Alt Author Leung, Donald Y. M., 1949-
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