Middleton's Allergy Essentials

Middleton's Allergy Essentials

By: Aziz Sheikh (author), Professor Robyn E. O'Hehir (author), Professor Stephen T. Holgate (author)Hardback

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For decades, health care practitioners have relied on Middleton's Allergy as their go-to reference for comprehensive information on allergic disorders. Now Middleton's Allergy Essentials, by Drs. Robyn E. O'Hehir, Stephen T. Holgate, and Aziz Sheikh, offers a concise resource that's both easily accessible and highly authoritative. Perfect for clinicians in primary and secondary care settings, this practical volume covers what is most useful in your daily practice, with a strong emphasis on disease diagnosis and management. A practical approach to evaluation, differential diagnosis, and treatment of allergic disorders, focused specifically on what the non-specialist needs to know for everyday practice. Each chapter begins with a handy summary of key concepts to help you quickly identify important information. Coverage of today's hot topics includes asthma, drug allergies, food allergies and gastrointestinal disorders, anaphylaxis, atopic dermatitis, and allergic contact dermatitis. Concise sections on mechanisms are included where relevant, keeping you up to date with this rapidly evolving field. Authored by the same internationally recognized experts that produce Middleton's Allergy, the definitive text in the field. Ideal for physicians, residents, general and family practitioners, nurse practitioners, primary care doctors, hospitalists, general internists - anyone who is called upon to make effective diagnostic and treatment decisions regarding allergic disorders.

About Author

Professor of Primary Care Research and Development and Co-Director, Centre of Medical Informatics, The University of Edinburgh, UK Areas of expertise: Allergy and Respiratory Medicine; eHealth; Patient Safety; and Ethnicity, Religion and Health.


Chapter 1: Introduction to Mechanisms of Allergic Diseases Chapter 2: The Origins of Allergic Disease Chapter 3: Epidemiology of Allergic Diseases Chapter 4: Indoor and Outdoor Allergens and Pollutants Chapter 5: Principles of Allergy Diagnosis Chapter 6: Allergen-specific Immunotherapy Chapter 7: Asthma Chapter 8: Allergic Rhinitis and Conjunctivitis Chapter 9: Drug Allergy Chapter 10: Urticaria and Angioedema without Wheals Chapter 11: Atopic Dermatitis and Allergic Contact Dermatitis Chapter 12: Food Allergy and Gastrointestinal Syndromes Chapter 13: Anaphylaxis Chapter 14: Occupational Allergy Chapter 15: Insect Allergy

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780323375795
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 424
  • ID: 9780323375795
  • ISBN10: 0323375790

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