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Patterson's Allergic Diseases, 8th Edition (online access included).


Patterson's Allergic Diseases, 8th Edition (online access included)

Edited by Leslie C. Grammer and Paul A. Greenberger

Wolters Kluwer


925 pages




This guide outlines the diagnosis and treatment of allergic disorders, focusing on patient evaluation and management and covering immunologic mechanisms, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and diagnostic techniques. Allergy-immunology and other specialists mainly from the US provide 46 chapters on biologic and clinical aspects of the immune system, pathogenic and environmental aspects in allergy and asthma, principles of evaluation and treatment, anaphylaxis and other generalized hypersensitivity, asthma, other immunologic pulmonary diseases, upper respiratory tract diseases, cutaneous allergic diseases, and special situations, such as sleep disorders in the allergic patient, chronic cough, and allergic disorders in pregnancy. This edition has new chapters on laboratory tests and personalized medicine, discussions of new allergy and immunology practice parameters, and recent information on biologic therapies, drug allergy pathogenesis, environmental controls, and diagnostic testing. Online access to an ebook is provided. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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