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Current therapy in allergy, immunology, and rheumatology.
imprint
Toronto ; Philadelphia : B.C. Decker ; Saint Louis : C.V. Mosby [distributor], 1985-
description
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
ISBN
0323017428 (2004)
format(s)
Journal
Holdings
More Details
pub. began/ended
1985-1986-
series title
imprint
Toronto ; Philadelphia : B.C. Decker ; Saint Louis : C.V. Mosby [distributor], 1985-
current frequency
Biennial
isbn
0323017428 (2004)
issn
0831-5027
general note
Imprint varies.
Latest issue consulted: 5th ed. (copyrighted 1996).
catalogue key
6135227
A Look Inside
Summaries
Main Description
Still the only text of its kind, the 6th Edition of this popular title presents state-of-the-art guidance on therapy for allergic, immunologic, and rheumatologic diseases. World-class contributors focus on the details of treating these diseases in all of their various manifestations, and also discuss emerging therapies and alternative treatments. Diagnostic considerations are addressed only as they pertain to therapy. Features short, user-friendly chapters-many of which include a section on the authors' preferred approach-that enable the reader to access material quickly. Discusses both pediatric and adult cases in one convenient source. Explains how treatment can be modified at different stages of disease as well as how complications can be anticipated, prevented, and treated. Covers pathogenic and diagnostic considerations as they relate to therapy. Presents multi-chapter coverage of today's hot topics including asthma and food allergy. Includes a new chapter: Crohn's Disease. Features new information on the use of drugs recently approved by the FDA. Examines the impact of new molecular therapies.
Bowker Data Service Summary
This book offers practising clinicians the personal experience & advice of the contributors, all of whom are recognised authorities active in the study and treatment of the diseases they discuss.
Main Description
Still the only text of its kind, the 6th Edition of this popular title presents state-of-the-art guidance on therapy for allergic, immunologic, and rheumatologic diseases. World-class contributors focus on the details of treating these diseases in all of their various manifestations, and also discuss emerging therapies and alternative treatments. Diagnostic considerations are addressed only as they pertain to therapy. Features short, user-friendly chaptersmany of which include a section on the authors' preferred approachthat enable the reader to access material quickly. Discusses both pediatric and adult cases in one convenient source. Explains how treatment can be modified at different stages of disease as well as how complications can be anticipated, prevented, and treated. Covers pathogenic and diagnostic considerations as they relate to therapy. Presents multi-chapter coverage of today's hot topics including asthma and food allergy. Includes a new chapter: Crohn's Disease. Features new information on the use of drugs recently approved by the FDA. Examines the impact of new molecular therapies.
Table of Contents
Rhinitis
Allergic Rhinitis and Conjunctivitisp. 1
Perennial Allergic Rhinitisp. 7
Perennial Nonallergic Rhinitisp. 17
Rhinosinusitisp. 25
Asthma
Approach to the Management of the Asthmatic Patientp. 31
Childhood Asthmap. 49
Aspirin Exacerbated Respiratory Diseasep. 59
Exercise-Induced Bronchoconstriction, Anaphylaxis, and Urticariap. 62
Status Asthmaticusp. 66
Skin Disease
Chronic Urticariap. 72
Physical Urticaria-Angioedemap. 77
Hereditary Angioedemap. 81
Treatment of Dermatitis Herpetiformisp. 85
Atopic Dermatitisp. 88
Contact Dermatitisp. 93
Pemphigusp. 96
Pemphigoid: Bullous and Cicatricialp. 100
Erythema Multiformep. 105
Renal Disease
Immune-Mediated Nephrotic Renal Diseasep. 109
Immunologically Mediated Nephritic Renal Diseasep. 116
Acute Hypersensitivity Interstitial Nephritisp. 125
Therapeutic Approach to Renal Transplantationp. 130
Lupus Nephritisp. 135
Genetic Aspects of Glomerulonephritis and Nephrosisp. 141
Anaphylactic Syndromes
Chemical Sensitivityp. 143
Diagnosing Food Allergies in Childrenp. 147
Food Allergy in Adultsp. 154
Penicillin Allergyp. 158
Drug Reactionsp. 162
Insect Sting Allergy in Adultsp. 172
Insect Sting Allergy in Childrenp. 176
Systemic Anaphylaxisp. 181
Idiopathic Anaphylaxisp. 186
Insulin Allergy, Autoimmunity, and Immune-Mediated Insulin Resistancep. 189
Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritisp. 198
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritisp. 207
Reactive Arthritisp. 212
Sjogren's Syndromep. 216
Ankylosing Spondylitisp. 223
The Management of Giant Cell Arteritis and Polymyalgia Rheumaticap. 226
Connective Tissue Disease
Lyme Diseasep. 231
Kawasaki Syndromep. 235
Systemic Lupus Erythematosusp. 239
Sclerodermap. 243
Dermatomyositis and Polymyositisp. 252
Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease)p. 257
Amyloidosisp. 260
Vasculitis
Systemic Necrotizing Vasculitisp. 268
Cutaneous Vasculitisp. 275
Takayasu's Arteritisp. 278
Behcet's Diseasep. 283
Heart and Lung Disease
Hypersensitivity Pneumonitisp. 287
Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosisp. 290
Sarcoidosisp. 295
Acute Rheumatic Feverp. 301
Post-Cardiac Injury Syndromep. 306
Gastrointestinal Disease
Treatment of Crohn's Diseasep. 312
Ulcerative Colitisp. 317
Primary Biliary Cirrhosisp. 322
Hematological Disease
Immunological Thrombocytopeniap. 328
Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemiap. 335
Autoimmune Neutropeniap. 339
Aplastic Anemiap. 343
Phagocyte Function Disordersp. 346
Immunodeficiency
Antibody Deficiency Syndromep. 351
Toxic Shock Syndromep. 354
Severe Combined Immunodeficiencyp. 358
Congenital T Lymphocyte Disordersp. 363
Hyperimmunoglobulin E Syndrome (Job's Syndrome)p. 368
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection: Potential Therapies for Immunological Reconstitutionp. 372
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infectionp. 378
Autoimmunity
Multiple Sclerosis and Related Demyelinating Diseasesp. 386
Myasthenia Gravisp. 393
Practical Considerations of Immune Reconstitution After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantationp. 399
Immunological Disease of the External Eyep. 405
Thyroiditisp. 409
Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndromep. 414
T Cell Costimulatory Blockage: A Novel Therapeutic Approach in Autoimmune Disease, Allergy/Asthma, and Transplantationp. 418
Antiimmunoglobulin Ep. 423
Gene Vaccination and Immunostimulatory DNA-Based Therapies for the Treatment of Allergic Diseasep. 428
Cytokine Antagonistsp. 432
Indexp. 437
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