This textbook on clinical allergy is designed to serve healthcare
professionals in the understanding of diagnosis and treatment of
allergic diseases ranging from epidemiology, varying presentation of
allergy, diagnosis, and practical approach to the treatment of various
allergic diseases. There is a chapter on aerobiology and pollen
calendars with the use of photographs of allergenic plants mainly. The
information has been completed using the latest research, current
medical updates and a wealth of experience the authors have gained while
treating allergic diseases.
Chapters covers all aspects of allergy, ranging from
epidemiology, varying presentation of allergy, diagnosis and practical
management, to the treatment of various allergic diseases.
Also covers practical approach to prevention of
allergy, and paediatric issues in the management of allergic diseases.
Chapters include allergic rhinitis, ocular allergy,
urticaria, angioedema, atopic dermatitis, drug allergy and food allergy.
Special chapters on allergies to latex, human
seminal plasma, aspirin, hymenoptera, radio-contrast, local and general
anaesthetic, cow's milk are included.
Anticonvulsants hypersensitivity syndrome,
sublingual immunotherapy, cluster immunotherapy and the future of
immunotherapy are also covered.