Middleton's allergy : principles and practice / A. Wesley Burks, Stephen T. Holgate, Robyn E. O'Hehir, David H. Broide, Gurjit K. Khurana Hershey, R. Stokes Peebles, Jr.Publisher: Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2020Copyright date: �2020Edition: Ninth editionDescription: 1 online resource (xx, 1675, e99 pages) : illustrations (some color), color mapsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780323546980; 0323546986; 9780323546997; 0323546994Other title: Allergy : principles and practiceSubject(s): Allergy | Allergy -- Diagnosis | Hypersensitivity | Immunity | Allergy | Allergy -- DiagnosisAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Middleton's allergy.DDC classification: 616.97 LOC classification: RC584 .A44NLM classification: WD 300Online resources: Click here for the e-copy
Previous edition: Philadelphia: Elsevier/Saunders, 2014.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Innate immunity -- Adaptive immunity -- Immunoglobulin structure and function -- Immune tolerance -- Cytokines in allergic inflammation -- Cellular adhesion in inflammation -- Chemokines -- The complement system -- Lipid mediators of hypersensitivity and inflammation -- Molecular biology and genetic engineering -- Biology of lymphocytes -- Innate lymphoid cells -- Antigen-presenting dendritic cells -- Biology of mast cells and their mediators -- Biology of basophils -- Biology of eosinophils -- Biology of neutrophils -- Biology of monocytes and macrophages -- Airway epithelial cells -- Airway smooth muscle in asthma -- Pathophysiology of allergic inflammation -- Genetics and epigenetics in allergic diseases and asthma -- Systems biology -- Immunobiology of IgE and IgE receptors -- Neuronal control of airway function in allergy -- The structure and function of allergens -- Aerobiology of outdoor allergens -- Indoor allergens -- Preparation and standardization of allergen extracts -- Air pollution : indoor and outdoor -- Effect of the food matrix and processing on the allergenic activity of foods -- Structure of the skin and cutaneous immunology -- Atopic dermatitis -- Contact dermatitis -- Urticaria and angioedema -- Hereditary angioedema and bradykinin-mediated angioedema -- Immune complexes and allergic disease -- Allergic and immunologic diseases of the eye -- The nose and control of nasal airflow -- Allergic and nonallergic rhinitis -- Rhinosinusitis and nasal polyps -- Development, structure and physiology in normal lung and in asthma -- Respiratory tract mucosal immunology -- Airway mucus and mucociliary system -- Epidemiology of asthma and allergic diseases -- Ontogeny of immune development and its relationship to allergic diseases and asthma -- Asthma pathogenesis -- Mouse models of allergic airways disease -- Diagnosis of asthma in infants and children -- Management of asthma in infants and children -- Diagnosis of asthma in adults -- Management of asthma in adolescents and adults -- Emergency treatment and approach to the patient with acute asthma -- Approach to the patient with exercise-induced bronchoconstriction -- Asthma and allergic diseases during pregnancy -- Occupational allergy and asthma -- Pathology of asthma -- Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, and epidemic thunderstorm asthma -- Immunologic nonasthmatic diseases of the lung -- Approach to the patient with chronic cough -- Bronchial and nasal challenge testing -- Lung imaging -- Aerosols and aerosol drug delivery systems -- Gastrointestinal mucosal immunology -- Eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders -- Clinical significance of immunoglobulin E --
In vivo methods for the study and diagnosis of allergy -- Approach to the patient with recurrent infections -- Primary immunodeficiency diseases -- Treatment of primary immunodeficiency diseases -- HIV infection and allergic disease -- Laboratory tests for allergic and immunodeficiency diseases -- Eosinophilia and eosinophil-related disorders -- Mastocytosis -- Anaphylaxis -- Insect allergy -- Drug allergy -- Hypersensitivity to aspirin and other nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs -- Reactions to foods -- Reactions to food and drug additives -- Oral food challenge testing -- Food allergy management -- Adverse reactions to vaccines -- Allergen control for prevention and management of allergic diseases -- Injection immunotherapy for inhalant allergens -- Sublingual immunotherapy for inhalant allergens -- Principles of pharmacotherapeutics -- Precision medicine in allergic disorders -- Adherence -- Anti-immunoglobulin e therapy -- Cytokine-specific therapy in asthma -- Histamine and antihistamines -- Inhaled [beta] 2-agonists -- Xanthines, phosphodiesterase inhibitors, and chromones -- Anticholinergic therapies -- Glucocorticoids -- Antileukotriene therapy in asthma -- Unconventional theories and unproven methods in allergy -- Complementary and alternative medicine -- CD molecules -- Answers.
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