This manual is a practical guide to paediatric allergy bringing clinicians fully up to date with the most recent advances in the field.
Beginning with the pathophysiology of allergy and approach to the patient, the following sections cover the diagnosis of numerous types of allergy including dermatitis, food allergy, ocular allergies and drug allergy. Several chapters are dedicated to asthma.
The final sections present the advantages and disadvantages of common drugs used for the management of allergy and asthma, selected lab values in allergy and immunology, and devices for treating allergy and asthma.
Practical guide to paediatric allergy for practising paediatricians
Covers diagnosis and treatment of many different types of allergy
Several chapters dedicated to asthma
Includes 230 images, illustrations and tables
K Nagaraju MD DCH DAP DAA FAGE FIAP FAIMS Pediatric Allergist and Immunotherapist, Director, VN Allergy and Asthma Research Centre; Senior Consultant, Kanchi Kamakoti Childs Trust Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Approach to Allergic Patient Pathophysiology of Sensitization and Allergy Diagnosis of Allergic Diseases Atopic Dermatitis Urticaria and Angioedema Cow's Milk Allergy Food Allergy Anaphylaxis Ocular Allergies Clinical Features and Diagnosis of Allergic Rhinitis Treatment of Allergic xv Genetics of Allergy and Asthma Preschool Asthma Diagnosis of Asthma Treatment of Asthma in Children Acute Asthma Exacerbations Management of Acute Asthma Difficult to Treat Asthma Drug Allergy Allergens Environment and Respiratory Allergies Allergen Specific Immunotherapy Approach to Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases Vitamin D and Allergy Drugs Commonly used in Allergy and Asthma Selected Lab Values in Allergy and Immunology Devices in Allergy and Asthma