Allergens and Allergen Immunotherapy: Subcutaneous, Sublingual, and Oral, Fifth Edition

5th Edition

Richard F. Lockey, Dennis K. Ledford

CRC Press
Published February 19, 2014
Reference - 576 Pages
ISBN 9781842145739 - CAT# H100496

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Summary

This fifth edition of the bestselling Allergens and Allergen Immunotherapy is now completely updated and revised to include subcutaneous, sublingual, and oral immunomodulator treatments of allergic disease.

The redesigned book continues to provide comprehensive coverage of all types of allergens and allergen vaccines, giving clinicians the essential information they need to accurately make a diagnosis and offer the best possible treatments.

The fifth edition contains many new and revised chapters—particularly in the fields of skin testing—and extensive updates to the sublingual and oral immunotherapy chapters.

Key Features:

  • Comprehensive – covers a vast range of allergens and allergen immunotherapies, providing all the necessary information in one volume

  • Synoptic – supplies the essential information using figures and tables for instant access

  • Up-to-date – includes the very latest information on subcutaneous, sublingual and oral allergen immunotherapies to offer the best possible treatments

  • Reliable – provides basic information that all clinicians need to know about cross-reactivity among allergens and how it influences diagnosis and treatment, as well as the key information necessary to carry out any form of immunotherapy in a safe and effective manner

  • Supplemental forms – contains template forms that can be used by the clinician in daily practice

The fifth edition of this classic text continues to be an essential touchstone for any practitioner who conducts skin tests and prescribes subcutaneous, sublingual, and oral immunotherapies.