editore: McGraw-Hill Medical
At last, here's a practical, concise, and easy-to-use guide for the diagnosis and treatment of asthma, allergic disorders, immunodeficiencies, and disorders of immune function in the neonate, child, and adolescent. Written and designed especially for use by the practitioner in general practice, an effective combination of concise text and useful summary features allows you to quickly assess and interpret presenting signs and symptoms and formulate an effective plan for management.Written by a leading expert in the field, "Essential Pediatric Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology" features: practical approaches to the assessment and treatment of Asthma, Food allergy, Urticaria and angioedema, Atopic dermatitis, Allergic rhinitis, Inherent immune deficiency, Recurrent infections and more; diagnostic principles of allergic and immunodeficiency disorders, with coverage of common presentations and differential diagnoses, including extensive coverage of investigation of allergies, pulmonary function studies, and laboratory testing; a very useful summary of therapeutic approaches in pediatric allergy and immunology, including drugs and delivery systems.This book also provides: in-depth coverage of childhood asthma, with case examples and updates on the latest practice guidelines and new understanding of the underlying pathophysiology; a concise review of the function and development of the immune system; summaries, lists, tables, and charts that effectively summarize information for ease of reference; clear, practical presentations on complex immune system issues.
Allergic and immune deficiency disorders can be difficult to assess and manage. With its easy-to-use format, this handy reference provides practical, authoritative guidance to lead you quickly to an accurate differential diagnosis and effective management strategy.