For decades, health care practitioners have relied on Middleton’s Allergy as their go-to reference for comprehensive information on allergic disorders. Now Middleton’s Allergy Essentials, by Drs. Robyn E. O'Hehir, Stephen T. Holgate, and Aziz Sheikh, offers a concise resource that’s both easily accessible and highly authoritative. Perfect for clinicians in primary and secondary care settings, this practical volume covers what is most useful in your daily practice, with a strong emphasis on disease diagnosis and management. A practical approach to evaluation, differential diagnosis, and treatment of allergic disorders, focused specifically on what the non-specialist needs to know for everyday practice. Each chapter begins with a handy summary of key concepts to help you quickly identify important information. Coverage of today’s hot topics includes asthma, drug allergies, food allergies and gastrointestinal disorders, anaphylaxis, atopic dermatitis, and allergic contact dermatitis. Concise sections on mechanisms are included where relevant, keeping you up to date with this rapidly evolving field. Authored by the same internationally recognized experts that produce Middleton’s Allergy, the definitive text in the field. Ideal for physicians, residents, general and family practitioners, nurse practitioners, primary care doctors, hospitalists, general internists – anyone who is called upon to make effective diagnostic and treatment decisions regarding allergic disorders.
|Author||: A. Judie|
|Publisher||: Elsevier India|
|Release Date||: 2018-09-18|
|ISBN 10||: 8131253368|
|Pages||: 1300 pages|
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Its premiere widely praised for its readability and wealth of detail, Essential Allergy′s second edition continues in the same tradition as a broad–based practical volume covering the whole of allergy. The text has a large number of short chapters accompanied by many illustrations, colour photographs, and diagrams (single or two–colour) and supported by summaries and headings. In this new edition each chapter is now prefaced by a ′key points′ section. Because this is a clinical text written for those who already [should] have a significant understanding of the field, theory and pathophysiology are only included to support a particular clinical insight. This second edition has also added co–authors: Ronald Dahl, Professor Kristian Aarhus, Dr Soren Pedersen (a paediatrician in Kolding), and Professor Kristian Thestrup–Pederson (a dermatologist in Aarhusto). Moreover, the ENT expertise of the original author (Dr Niels Mygind) has been enhanced by his re–training as a chest physician. As a result of these additions, the book provides broader expert coverage in the same successful format.
Written for the one-term or shorter course, Essentials of Managing Stress, Fifth Edition teaches practical skills and techniques to handle the daily stressors in life. As one of the fastest growing health crises worldwide, award-winning author Brian Luke Seaward explores stress management from a holistic framework, involving all aspects of mind, body, spirit, and emotions. Using simple, down to earth concepts, the text uncovers both the theory and effective application of stress management techniques and various aspects of personal wellness. The integrated workbook includes numerous exercises in each chapter which urge students to assess their personal stressors and overall wellness. All workbook exercises are also included on the Navigate Student Companion Site as writable PDFs. The Navigate Student Companion Site also includes audio introductions by Br
This is a comprehensive guide to the wide variety of allergic diseases in existence. The book opens with a general chapter on diagnostic testing for allergy, covering both in vivo and in vitro tests. Separate chapters are then devoted to a wide range of allergies, including asthma, rhinitis, anaphylaxis, and drug, food and latex allergies. Each chapter is sub-divided into sections covering classification, diagnosis and management of the various conditions. The result is a comprehensive and practical guide that will appeal, not only to the allergology specialist, but also to the wide variety of physicians who may be called upon to recognize and treat patients presenting with allergic conditions.
Sleep-related abnormalities occurring as a result of allergic disorders can impact an affected individual’s health and overall well-being in a myriad of ways. This comprehensive book thoroughly covers the management of allergic and sleep disorders, providing a detailed discussion on how these co-occurring, often overlapping conditions can be treated in a personalized and patient-oriented manner. Allergy and Sleep: Basic Principles and Clinical Practice takes care to include a wide range of multidisciplinary perspectives required to effectively assess and manage allergy and sleep disorders, from allergists, sleep medicine specialists, otolaryngologists, and dermatologists, to primary care physicians, pharmacists, psychologists, and other researchers. Allergy and Sleep begins with a thorough grounding on the science of sleep, allergy, immunology, circadian rhythms and circadian immunology. Part II addresses assessment and treatment of common allergic diseases with comorbid sleep components, in a practical, easy-to-use case-based format. Later sections closely examine sleep-related disturbances commonly associated with asthma, allergic rhinitis, and atopic disease; providing treatment guidelines, and detail various approaches to management throughout the patient’s lifespan. This resource concludes with a review of disease, sleep and circadian-specific therapeutics. Written by experts in their respective fields, Allergy and Sleep: Basic Principles and Clinical Practice is an ideal resource and important reference for any clinician working with patients suffering from sleep-related abnormalities due to allergic disorders.
(5E 1990) Incl. feeding methods/nutrition & AIDS/energy balance & weight measurement/gastrointestinal diseases/etc.
|Author||: Susan R. Holman|
|Publisher||: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins|
|Release Date||: 1987|
|Pages||: 432 pages|