Allergens and Allergen Immunotherapy: Subcutaneous, Sublingual and Oral (5th Revised edition)

Allergens and Allergen Immunotherapy: Subcutaneous, Sublingual and Oral (5th Revised edition)

By: Dennis K. Ledford (editor), Richard F. Lockey (editor)Hardback

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This fifth edition of the bestselling Allergens and Allergen Immunotherapy is now completely updated and revised to include subcutaneous, sublingual, and oral immunomodulator treatments of allergic disease. The redesigned book continues to provide comprehensive coverage of all types of allergens and allergen vaccines, giving clinicians the essential information they need to accurately make a diagnosis and offer the best possible treatments. The fifth edition contains many new and revised chapters-particularly in the fields of skin testing-and extensive updates to the sublingual and oral immunotherapy chapters. Key Features: * Comprehensive - covers a vast range of allergens and allergen immunotherapies, providing all the necessary information in one volume * Synoptic - supplies the essential information using figures and tables for instant access * Up-to-date - includes the very latest information on subcutaneous, sublingual and oral allergen immunotherapies to offer the best possible treatments * Reliable - provides basic information that all clinicians need to know about cross-reactivity among allergens and how it influences diagnosis and treatment, as well as the key information necessary to carry out any form of immunotherapy in a safe and effective manner * Supplemental forms - contains template forms that can be used by the clinician in daily practice The fifth edition of this classic text continues to be an essential touchstone for any practitioner who conducts skin tests and prescribes subcutaneous, sublingual, and oral immunotherapies.

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Richard F. Lockey, University of South Florida College of Medicine and James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital, Tampa, USA Dennis K. Ledford, University of South Florida College of Medicine and James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital, Tampa, USA


Basics Allergen Immunotherapy in a Historical Perspective; David Fitzhugh, Sheldon G. Cohen, and Richard Evans III (deceased) Definition of an Allergen (Immunobiology); Malcolm N. Blumenthal and Lauren Fine Allergen Nomenclature; Heimo Breiteneder and Martin D. Chapman Immunological Responses to Subcutaneous Allergen Immunotherapy; Mohamed H. Shamji, Stephen J. Till, and Stephen R. Durham Immunologic Responses to Sublingual Allergen Immunotherapy; Ozge Soyer and Mubeccel Akdis Immunologic Responses to Oral Allergen Immunotherapy; Sakura Sato and Motohiro Ebisawa In Vivo Testing for Allergic Diseases; Richard W. Weber Serological (In Vitro) Testing Methods in the Diagnosis of Human Allergic Disease; Robert G. Hamilton Allergens: Inhalation, Ingested, and Injected Tree Pollen Allergens; Katharina Marth, Tetiana Garmatiuk, Ines Swoboda, and Rudolf Valenta Grass Pollen Allergens; Robert E. Esch Weed Pollen Allergens; Fatima Ferreira, Gabriele Gadermaier, Michael Hauser, and Michael Wallner Fungal Allergens; Hari M. Vijay, Viswanath P. Kurup, and Jonathan A. Bernstein Mite Allergens; Enrique Fernandez-Caldas, Leonardo Puerta, Luis Caraballo, and Richard F. Lockey Cockroach and Other Inhalant Insect Allergens; Anna Pomes Mammalian Allergens; Tuomas Virtanen, Tuure Kinnunen, and Marja Rytkonen-Nissinen Food Allergens; Mike Kulis and A. Wesley Burks Hymenoptera Allergens; Te Piao King and Miles Guralnick Biting Insect and Tick Allergens; Donald R. Hoffman Occupational Allergens; Andrew M. Smith and David I. Bernstein Immunotherapy Techniques: Preparation and Administration of Subcutaneous and Sublingual Allergen Immunotherapy Standardized Allergen Vaccines in the United States; Ronald L. Rabin and Jay E. Slater Manufacturing and Standardizing Allergen Extracts in Europe; Jorgen Nedergaard Larsen, Christian Gauguin Houghton, Manuel Lombardero Vega, and Henning Lowenstein Preparing Subcutaneous Allergen Vaccines; Harold S. Nelson Preparing and Administering Sublingual Allergen Vaccines; Miguel Casanovas and Enrique Fernandez-Caldas Subcutaneous Administration of Allergen Vaccines; Sarah Peterson and Leslie C. Grammer Administration of Sublingual Vaccines; Giovanni Passalacqua and Giorgio Walter Canonica Subcutaneous Immunotherapy for Allergic Rhinoconjunctivitis, Allergic Asthma, and Prevention of Allergic Diseases; Hans-Jorgen Malling and Jean Bousquet Sublingual Immunotherapy for Allergic Rhinoconjunctivitis, Allergic Asthma, Food Allergy, and Prevention of Allergic Diseases; Moises A. Calderon, Martin Penagos, and Stephen R. Durham Oral Immunotherapy for Food and Latex Allergy; Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn and Scott H. Sicherer Immunotherapy for Hymenoptera Venom Hypersensitivity; Ulrich Muller, David B. K. Golden, Richard F. Lockey, and Byol Shin Other Types of Immunotherapy Recombinant and Modified Vaccines and Adjuvants Used for Allergen Immunotherapy; Nana Fenny, Vesselin V. Dimov, and Thomas B. Casale Anti-IgE Therapy; Eckard Hamelmann and Ulrich Wahn Unproven and Controversial Forms of lmmunotherapy; Haig Tcheurekdjian and Abba I. Terr Prevention and Management of Adverse Effects Adverse Effects and Fatalities Associated with Allergen Skin Testing and Subcutaneous Allergen Immunotherapy; Andrew S. Bagg and Richard F. Lockey Adverse Effects Associated with Sublingual Immunotherapy; Giovanni Passalacqua and Erkka Valovirta Adverse Effects Associated with Oral Allergen Immunotherapy; Robert A. Wood Recognition, Treatment, and Prevention of Anaphylaxis; Stephen F. Kemp and Richard D. deShazo Instruction and Consent Forms for Subcutaneous Allergen Immunotherapy; Linda Cox and Richard F. Lockey Information and Consent Forms for Sublingual and Oral Allergen Immunotherapy; Pascal Demoly and Claude Andre (deceased) Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/02/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781842145739
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 576
  • ID: 9781842145739
  • weight: 2041
  • ISBN10: 1842145738
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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