The new edition of this manual is a practical guide to the diagnosis and management of paediatric allergy.
Beginning with discussion on the epidemiology and pathophysiology of allergy, the next chapters cover diagnostic techniques.
The following sections cover the numerous types of allergy including
dermatitis, food allergy, ocular allergy 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
The second edition has been fully revised to provide clinicians with
the latest advances in the field. Five new topics have been included in
this edition – InVitro Testing for Specific IgE, Contact Dermatitis,
Clinical importance of Standardisation of Allergens, Rheumatology in
Allergy Practice, and Role of Probiotics in Allergic Diseases.
Practical guide to diagnosis and treatment of paediatric allergy
Fully revised, second edition with new topics added
Highly illustrated with clinical photographs and diagrams
Previous edition (9789350904985) published in 2013
Major K Nagaraju
Director, Allergy and Immunology Fellowship Program; Professor and Head,
Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Saveetha Medical College
and Hospital, Chennai, India