Middleton's allergy : principles and practice / A. Wesley Burks, Stephen T. Holgate, Robyn E. O'Hehir, David H. Broide, Gurjit K. Khurana Hershey, R. Stokes Peebles, Jr.

Other Title:
Allergy : principles and practice
Ninth edition.
Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2020. , ©2020
1 online resource (xx, 1675, e99 pages) : illustrations (some color), color maps
Allergy -- Diagnosis.
Allergy -- Diagnosis.
Medical subjects:
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Innate immunity
Adaptive immunity
Immunoglobulin structure and function
Immune tolerance
Cytokines in allergic inflammation
Cellular adhesion in inflammation
The complement system
Lipid mediators of hypersensitivity and inflammation
Molecular biology and genetic engineering
Biology of lymphocytes
Innate lymphoid cells
Antigen-presenting dendritic cells
Biology of mast cells and their mediators
Biology of basophils
Biology of eosinophils
Biology of neutrophils
Biology of monocytes and macrophages
Airway epithelial cells
Airway smooth muscle in asthma
Pathophysiology of allergic inflammation
Genetics and epigenetics in allergic diseases and asthma
Systems biology
Immunobiology of IgE and IgE receptors
Neuronal control of airway function in allergy
The structure and function of allergens
Aerobiology of outdoor allergens
Indoor allergens
Preparation and standardization of allergen extracts
Air pollution : indoor and outdoor
Effect of the food matrix and processing on the allergenic activity of foods
Structure of the skin and cutaneous immunology
Atopic dermatitis
Contact dermatitis
Urticaria and angioedema
Hereditary angioedema and bradykinin-mediated angioedema
Immune complexes and allergic disease
Allergic and immunologic diseases of the eye
The nose and control of nasal airflow
Allergic and nonallergic rhinitis
Rhinosinusitis and nasal polyps
Development, structure and physiology in normal lung and in asthma
Respiratory tract mucosal immunology
Airway mucus and mucociliary system
Epidemiology of asthma and allergic diseases
Ontogeny of immune development and its relationship to allergic diseases and asthma
Asthma pathogenesis
Mouse models of allergic airways disease
Diagnosis of asthma in infants and children
Management of asthma in infants and children
Diagnosis of asthma in adults
Management of asthma in adolescents and adults
Emergency treatment and approach to the patient with acute asthma
Approach to the patient with exercise-induced bronchoconstriction
Asthma and allergic diseases during pregnancy
Occupational allergy and asthma
Pathology of asthma
Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, and epidemic thunderstorm asthma
Immunologic nonasthmatic diseases of the lung
Approach to the patient with chronic cough
Bronchial and nasal challenge testing
Lung imaging
Aerosols and aerosol drug delivery systems
Gastrointestinal mucosal immunology
Eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders
Clinical significance of immunoglobulin E
In vivo methods for the study and diagnosis of allergy
Approach to the patient with recurrent infections
Primary immunodeficiency diseases
Treatment of primary immunodeficiency diseases
HIV infection and allergic disease
Laboratory tests for allergic and immunodeficiency diseases
Eosinophilia and eosinophil-related disorders
Insect allergy
Drug allergy
Hypersensitivity to aspirin and other nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs
Reactions to foods
Reactions to food and drug additives
Oral food challenge testing
Food allergy management
Adverse reactions to vaccines
Allergen control for prevention and management of allergic diseases
Injection immunotherapy for inhalant allergens
Sublingual immunotherapy for inhalant allergens
Principles of pharmacotherapeutics
Precision medicine in allergic disorders
Anti-immunoglobulin e therapy
Cytokine-specific therapy in asthma
Histamine and antihistamines
Inhaled [beta] 2-agonists
Xanthines, phosphodiesterase inhibitors, and chromones
Anticholinergic therapies
Antileukotriene therapy in asthma
Unconventional theories and unproven methods in allergy
Complementary and alternative medicine
CD molecules
Previous edition: Philadelphia: Elsevier/Saunders, 2014.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from electronic title page (ClinicalKey, viewed December 20, 2019).
Burks, A. Wesley, editor.
Holgate, S. T., editor.
O'Hehir, Robyn E. (Elizabeth), 1954- editor.
Broide, David H., editor.
Bacharier, Leonard B., editor.
Hershey, Gurjit K. Khurana, editor.
Peebles, R. Stokes, Jr., editor.
Middleton, Elliott, Jr., 1925-1999.
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Print version: Burks, A. Wesley. Middleton's allergy.
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