Managing Allergy

Managing Allergy

By: A Custovic (editor)Hardback

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This is a practical book for clinicians setting out the options for effective management of chronic disease. There have been enormous advances in knowledge and understanding of the scientific and clinical aspects of allergic disorders over recent years. This book provides an evidence-based overview of therapy for allergy, showing how increased understanding translates into clinical practice, with a discussion of promising future therapeutic agents. This comprehensive review volume provides clinicians with a thorough understanding of the factors which will enable them to formulate an appropriate strategy for treatment and long-term management for each individual patient. It sets out integrated prevention and management strategy for allergic disorders. It is relevant both to hospital doctors and to GPs. It emphasizes importance of the patient viewpoint in the management of disease.

About Author

A Custovic, North West Lung Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, UK; TAE Platts-Mills, Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Asthma and Allergic Diseases Center, University of virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.


Part I: Diagnosis; 1. Diagnostic tests in allergy, S Ahlstedt; Part II: Allergic Airway Disease; 2. Asthma, T Platts-Mills; 3. ABPA & hypersensitivity in pneumonitis, D Denning; 4. Rhinitis, G Scadding; 5. Sinusitis, L Borish; Part III: Skin; 6. Eczema, P Friedmann; 7. Angiooedema and urticaria, B Wedi, A Kapp; Part IV: Systemic; 8. Latex allergy, P Cullinan; 9. Drug allergy, P Demoly; 10. Food allergy, H Sampson; 11. Anaphylaxis, P Ewan; 12. Principles of pharmacotherapy, M Church; 13. Immunotherapy, AJ Frew; 14. Allergen avoidance, A Custovic; 15. New & emerging therapies, D Singh; 16. What the future holds, T Platts-Mills, A Custovic; Abbreviations; General index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781846920257
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9781846920257
  • ISBN10: 1846920256

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