Middleton's Allergy 2 Volume Set: Principles & Practice...

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Edition 08
Author Adkinson Jr Et Al (Eds)
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Boasting a worldwide reputation as the leading text in allergy and immunology, Middleton's Allergy continues its steadfast tradition of providing comprehensive coverage of state-of-the-art basic science, as well as authoritative guidance on the clinical concepts of day-to-day diagnosis and management of allergic disorders. Offering timely information thats suited for clinicians and researchers alike, Middletons is a user-friendly and versatile source for the knowledge you need to provide optimal care to your patients!"A valuable source of reference and pre-sifted information ...the editors are to be commending in keeping the book up-to-date and clinically valuable."Reviewed by: Imnunology News, March 2015

Table of Contents
Volume 1SECTION ABasic Sciences Underlying Allergy andImmunology1 Innate Immunity2 Adaptive Immunity3 Immunoglobulin Structure and Function4 Immune Tolerance5 Cytokines in Allergic Inflammation6 Cellular Adhesion in Inflammation7 Chemokines8 The Complement System9 Lipid Mediators of Hypersensitivity and Inflammation10 Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering11 Signal Transduction12 Biology of Lymphocytes13 Antigen-Presenting Dendritic Cells14 Biology of Mast Cells and Their Mediators15 Biology of Basophils16 Biology of Eosinophils17 Biology of Neutrophils18 Biology of Monocytes and Macrophages19 Airway Epithelial Cells20 Noncontractile Functions of Airway Smooth Muscle21 Pathophysiology of Allergic Inflammation22 Genetics and Epigenetics in Allergic Diseases and Asthma23 Immunobiology of IgE and IgE Receptors24 Neuronal Control of Airway Function in Allergy25 Resolution of Allergic InflammationSECTION BAerobiology and Allergens26 The Structure and Function of Allergens27 Aerobiology of Outdoor Allergens28 Indoor Allergens29 Preparation and Standardization of Allergen Extracts30 Air Pollution: Indoor and Outdoor31 Particulate and Pollen Interactions32 Effect of the Food Matrix and Processing on the Allergenic Activity of FoodsSECTION CThe Skin33 Structure of the Skin and Cutaneous Immunology34 Atopic Dermatitis35 Contact Dermatitis36 Urticaria and Angioedema37 Hereditary Angioedema and Bradykinin- Mediated Angioedema38 Immune Complex Mediated DiseasesSECTION DThe Eye39 Allergic and Immunologic Diseases of the EyeSECTION ERespiratory Tract40 The Nose and Control of Nasal Airflow41 Nasal Provocation Testing42 Allergic and Nonallergic Rhinitis43 Rhinosinusitis and Nasal Polyps44 Development, Structure, and Physiology in Normal Lung and in Asthma45 Respiratory Tract Mucosal Immunology46 Airway Smooth Muscle Function in Asthma: Extracellular Matrix and Airway Remodeling47 Airway Mucus and the Mucociliary System48 Epidemiology of Asthma and Allergic Airway Diseases49 Ontogeny of Immune Development and Its Relationship to Allergic Diseases and Asthma50 Asthma Pathogenesis51 Mouse Models of Allergic Airways Disease52 Diagnosis of Asthma in Infants and Children53 Management of Asthma in Infants and Children54 Diagnosis of Asthma in Adults55 Management of Asthma in Adolescents and Adults56 Emergency Treatment and Approach to the Patient with Acute Asthma57 Approach to the Patient with Exercise- Induced Bronchoconstriction58 Asthma and Allergic Diseases during Pregnancy59 Occupational Allergy and Asthma60 Pathology of Asthma61 Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis and Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis62 Immunologic Nonasthmatic Diseases of the Lung63 Approach to the Patient with Chronic Cough64 Bronchial Challenge Testing65 Lung Imaging66 Aerosols and Aerosol Drug Delivery Systems Volume 2SECTION FGastrointestinal Tract67 Gastrointestinal Mucosal Immunology68 Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal DisordersSECTION GSystemic Disease69 Clinical Significance of Immunoglobulin E70 In Vivo Methods for the Study and Diagnosis of Allergy71 Approach to the Patient with Recurrent Infections72 Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases73 Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Allergic Disease74 Laboratory Tests for Allergic and Immunodeficiency Diseases75 Eosinophilia and Eosinophil-Related Disorders76 Mastocytosis77 Anaphylaxis78 Insect Allergy79 Drug Allergy80 Hypersensitivity to Aspirin and Other Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs81 Reactions to Foods82 Reactions to Food and Drug Additives83 Oral Food Challenge Testing84 Food Allergy Management85 Adverse Reactions to Vaccines for Infectious DiseasesSECTION HTherapeutics86 Allergen Control for Prevention andManagement of Allergic Diseases87 Injection Immunotherapy for Inhalant Allergens88 Sublingual Immunotherapy for Inhalant Allergens89 Principles of Pharmacotherapeutics90 Pharmacogenomics of Asthma Therapies91 Adherence92 Anti-Immunoglobulin E Therapy93 Cytokine-Specific Therapy in Asthma94 Histamine and H1 Antihistamines95 Inhaled ß2-Agonists96 Theophylline and Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors97 Anticholinergic Therapies98 The Chromones: Cromolyn Sodium and Nedocromil Sodium99 Glucocorticosteroids100 Antileukotriene Therapy in Asthma101 Unconventional Theories and Unproven Methods in Allergy102 Complementary and Alternative MedicineAppendixesAPPENDIX A CD MoleculesAPPENDIX B Internet Resources for Allergy andImmunology Professionals