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Textbook of Allergy for the Clinician

1st Edition

Pudupakkam K. Vedanthan, Harold S. Nelson, Shripad N. Agashe, Mahesh P A, Rohit Katial
February 21, 2014

This well-illustrated book synthesizes all aspects of allergy, asthma, and related fields such as aerobiology and immunology. Appropriate for allergy practitioners and medical students seeking the latest information on allergy and asthma, it covers aeroallergens and their source plants...

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

5th Edition

Richard F. Lockey, Dennis K. Ledford
February 19, 2014

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...

Food Allergy: Practical Diagnosis and Management

1st Edition

Scott H. Sicherer
August 13, 2013

Food allergy has increased over the past two decades, with a larger number of patients presenting a myriad of related symptoms and illnesses to physicians and allied health professionals. The growing number of patients poses a challenge to health care providers and confirms the need for developing...

Asthma in the Workplace

4th Edition

Jean-Luc Malo, Moira Chan-Yeung, David I. Bernstein
May 10, 2013

Occupational factors are responsible for a large percentage of cases of asthma in adults of working age. Any irritant generated at high concentrations can cause occupational asthma, and early diagnosis is critical because cure is still possible at this stage. This latest edition of Asthma in the...

Nucleic Acid Sensors and Antiviral Immunity

1st Edition

Dr. Prakash Sambhara
November 26, 2012

The discovery of Toll-like receptors (TLRs) in the late 1990s ushered in a new age of discovery for innate immunity. The importance of TLRs for immunology and biomedical research was recognized with the Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology in 2011. The prize was shared by three scientists: Ralph...

Sarcoidosis

1st Edition

Donald N Mitchell, Athol Wells, Stephen G Spiro, David R Moller
February 24, 2012

Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2013 Sarcoidosis represents a major challenge for physicians—not just in respiratory medicine, but across a range of specialties. This book, with a multidisciplinary authorship of the highest standard, presents the most up-to-date thinking on all aspects of...

Cytokines

1st Edition

Victor R. Preedy, Ross Hunter
June 24, 2011

Cytokines are a group of peptides secreted by cells of the immune system such as macrophages, lymphocytes, and T cells. They can be divided into functional families and have-wide ranging impacts that affect cells and molecular pathways to the whole individual. Written by distinguished scholars and...

Outpatient Management of HIV Infection

4th Edition

Joseph R. Masci
June 22, 2011

This book presents a complete global examination of the complications, diagnoses, and management of HIV infections. This is essential for the HIV specialist and for those involved in HIV care, this book provides: information on the constantly changing and expanding drug therapies and treatment...

Atlas of Immunology

3rd Edition

Julius M. Cruse, MD, PhD, Robert E. Lewis
April 26, 2010

In the 11 years since this atlas first published, the immunology field has experienced an exponential increase in information. Besides the unprecedented advances in knowledge of cell receptors and signal transduction pathways, an avalanche of new information has been gleaned from contemporary...

Tractus Immuno-Logicus: A Brief History of the Immune System

1st Edition

Antonio A. de Freitas
December 18, 2009

The history of this text started years ago after reading Wittgenstein’s “Tratactus Logico-Philosophicus”. At some time later, it seemed to me a good idea to follow the “tratactus” structure to attempt to write a minimal description of the immune system. I finally did it for fun and hopefully to be...

Autism: Oxidative Stress, Inflammation, and Immune Abnormalities

1st Edition

Abha Chauhan, Ved Chauhan, Ted Brown
October 26, 2009

In 2007, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an autism alarm, estimating that one in 150 children may be affected by autism spectrum disorder. Autism has been treated mainly with technical approaches: principally applied behavior analysis and psychopharmacology. The findings in...

Atopic Dermatitis

2nd Edition

Thomas Bieber, Donald Y. M. Leung
July 20, 2009

This newly reorganized and expanded Second Edition of the revolutionary reference guide, Atopic Dermatitis, is the only available text devoted to discussing all aspects of this common disease. Appealing to dermatologists, allergists, family practitioners, and pediatricians in daily practice, as...

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