Current Therapy in Allergy Immunology and Rheumatology

Current Therapy in Allergy Immunology and Rheumatology

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Still the only text of its kind, the sixth edition of this popular title presents state-of-the-art guidance on therapy for allergic, immunologic, and rheumatologic diseases. World-class contributors focus on the details of treating these diseases in all of their various manifestations, and also discuss emerging therapies and alternative treatments. Diagnostic considerations are addressed only as they pertain to therapy.
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  • Hardback | 464 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 25.65mm | 1,000g
  • Mosby
  • St Louis, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • Illustrated
  • 0323017428
  • 9780323017428

Table of contents

1. Allergic Rhinitis and Conjunctivitis 2. Chronic Rhinitis Caused by Dust Mite and Other Indoor Allergens 3. Perennial Nonallergic Rhinitis 4. Rhinosinusitis 5. Asthma 6. Childhood Asthma 7. Aspirin Exacerbated Respiratory Disease (AERD) 8. Exercise Induced Broncho-constriction, Anaphylaxis and Urticaria 9. Status Asthmaticus 10. Chronic Urticaria 11. Physical Urticaria-Angioedema 12. Hereditary Angioedema 13. Treatment of Dermatitis Herpetiformis 14. Atopic Dermatitis 15. Contact Dermatitis 16. Pemphigus 17. Pemphigold: Bullous and Cictricial 18. Erythema Multiforme 19. Immune-Mediated Nephrotic Renal Disease 20. Immunologically Mediated Nephritic Renal Disease 21. Acute Hypersensitivity Interstitial Nephritis 22. Therapeutic Approach to Renal Transplantation 23. Lupus Nephritis 24. Genetic Aspects of Glomerulo-nephritis and Nephrosis 25. Chemical Sensitivity 26. Diagnosing Food Allergies in Children 27. Food Allergy in Adults 28. Penicillin Allergy 29. Drug Reactions 30. Insect Sting Allergy in Adults 31. Insect Sting Allergy in Children 32. Systemic Anaphylaxis 33. Idiopathic Anaphylaxis 34. Insulin Allergy, Autoimmunity, and Immune-Mediated Insulin Resistance 35. Rheumatoid Arthritis 36. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis 37. Reactive Arthritis 38. Sjogren's Syndrome 39. Ankylosing Spondylitis 40. The Management of Giant Cell Arteritis and Polymyalgia Rheumatica 41. Lyme Disease 42. Kawasaki Syndrome 43. Systemic Lupus Erythematous 44. Scleroderma 45. Dermatomyositis and Polymyositis 46. Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease) 47. Amyloidosis 48. Systemic Necrotizing Vasculitis 49. Cutaneous Vasculitis 50. Takayasu's Arteritis 51. Behcet's Disease 52. Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis 53. Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis 54. Sarcoidosis 55. Acute Rheumatic Fever 56. Postcardiac Injury Syndrome 57. Crohn's Disease 58. Ulcerative Colitis 59. Toxic Shock Syndrome 60. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis 61. Immunologic Thrombocytepenia 62. Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia 63. Autoimmune Neotropenia 64. Aplastic Anemia 65. Phagocyte Function Disorders 66. Antibody Deficiency Syndrome 67. Severe Combined Immunodeficiency 68. Congenital T Lymphocyte Disorders 69. Hyperimmunoglobulin E Syndrome (Job's Syndrome) 70. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 71. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection: Potential Therapies for Immunologic Reconstitution 72. Multiple Sclerosis and Related Demyelinating Diseases 73. Myasthenia Gravis 74. Immunologic Disease of the External Eye 75. Thyroiditis 76. Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome (ALPS) 77. T Cell Costimulatory Blockade: A Novel Therapeutic Approach in Autoimmune Diseases, Allergy/Asthma, and Transplantation 78. Anti-IgE 79. Gene Vaccination and Immunostimulatory DNA Based Therapies for the Treatment of Allergic Disease 80. Cytokine Antagonists 81. Practical Considerations of Immune Reconstruction following Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
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