Table of Contentsn Allergic Diseases: Diagnosis and Treatment, Third Editionn Edited by: Phil Lieberman, MDn John A. Anderson, MDn n 1. Allergic Disease: Pathophysiology and Immunopathologyn Mark H. Moss, MD, Randy J. Horwitz, MD, PhD, Robert F. Lemanske, Jr., MDn n 2. Approach to the Allergic Patientn Bruce Wolf, MDn n 3. Diagnostic Tests in Allergyn Dennis R. Ownby, MDn n 4. Environmental Allergensn Scott H. Sicherer, MD, Peyton A. Eggleston, MDn n 5. Anaphylaxisn Lori Kagy, MD, Michael S. Blaiss, MDn n 6. Insect Sting Allergyn Robert E. Reisman, MDn n 7. Evaluation and Treatment of the Children with Asthman Gail G. Shapiro, MD, Mary Lasley, MD, C. Warren Bierman, MD, Frank Virant, MDn n 8. Asthma, Diagnosis and Management (Asthma in Adults)n Michael A. Kaliner, MD, Huamin Henry Li, MD, PhDn n 9. Rhinitisn Dennis K. Ledford, MDn n 10. Sinusitis and Otitis Median Jonathan Corren, MD, Gary Rachelefsky, MDn n 11. Diagnosis and Treatment of Allergic Disease of the Eyen Leonard Bielory, MDn n 12. Urticaria and Angioedeman Albert F. Finn, Jr., MDn n 13. Atopic Dermatitisn Stacie M. Jones, MD, Wesley Burks, MD, Ariana Buchanan, MDn n 14. Contact Dermatitis and Other Contact Reactionsn Jere D. Guin, MDn n 15. Food Allergy and Intolerancen John A. Anderson, MDn n 16. Allergic and Allergic-Like Reactions to Drugs and Other Therapeutic Agents n John A. Anderson, MDn n 17. Antihistaminesn Phil Lieberman, MD, Vivian P. Hernandez-Trujillo, MDn n 18. Beta-Adrenergic Agonistsn Clifton T. Furukawa, MD, Matthew Lodewick, MDn n 19. Theophyllinen Elliot F. Ellis, MDn n 20. The use of Antileukotriene Agents in the Management of Asthman Sheldon Spector, MDn n 21. Cromolyn and Nedocromil: Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Therapy forAsthma and Other Allergic Diseasesn Stephen F. Kemp, MD and John A. Anderson, MDn n 22. Anticholinergic Agents in Respiratory Diseasen Juan L. Rodriguez, MDn n 23. Glucocorticoid Therapy in Asthman Joseph D. Spahn, MD, Ronina Covar, MDn n 24. Anti-IgE Therapyn Robert O. Lanier, MDn n 25. Environmental Control of Respiratory Irritants and Allergensn Edward M/ Zoratti, MD, Steven Morman, MDn n 26. Allergen Immunotherapyn Roger W. Fox, MD, Richard F. Lockey, MDn n 27. Controversies in Allergy and Allergy-Like Diseasesn Abba I. Terr, MDn n 28. The Patient with too many Infections: Diagnostic Approachn Mary E. Paul, MD and William T. Shearer, MD, PhD
In this updated third edition, expert physicians assemble user-friendly, clinically-oriented guides to aid in the day-to-day management of the allergic patient. With an emphasis on common allergic diseases and the pharmacological tools to control them, this book disseminates the practical knowledge that practitioners have accumulated through practice and teaching. Three new chapters focus on antihistamines, antileukotrienes, and children experiencing recurrent respiratory tract infections. This book is intended for the front-line physician who cares for allergic patients. It will help any physician improve the care offered to those patients.
In this updated third edition of the critically-acclaimed volume, expert physicians assemble user-friendly, clinically-oriented guides to aid in the day-to-day management of the allergic patient. With an emphasis on common allergic diseases and the pharmacological tools to control them, this book disseminates the practical knowledge that practitioners have accumulated through practice and teaching in the field of allergy and immunology. It integrates the most recent advances with proven treatment strategies. Three new chapters focus on antihistamines, antileukotrienes, and children experiencing recurrent respiratory tract infections. Other topics include diagnostic tests, insect stings, sinusitis and otitis media, ocular allergy, atopic dermatitis, and food allergy. This book is intended for the front-line physician. It is ideal for every-day consultation and use in treating allergies.