Case Studies in Allergic Disorder

Author: Hans Oettgen
Publisher: Garland Science
ISBN: 1135012857
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Case Studies in Allergic Disorders is designed for undergraduate and graduate students in immunology, medical students, and resident physicians. It describes the basic cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis of commonly occurring allergic diseases and introduces the rationale for targeted treatment of allergy. Replicating the successful approach of Case Studies in Immunology, the book presents mechanisms of hypersensitivity through a selection of clinical cases that reinforce and extend the basic science. The cases are largely drawn from the records of Children�s Hospital Boston. Linking the discussion of pathogenesis to actual clinical presentation establishes important connections between the bench and bedside. The book can be used as either a stand-alone text or as a companion to Janeway�s Immunobiology and The Immune System.

Challenging Cases in Allergic and Immunologic Diseases of the Skin

Author: Massoud Mahmoudi
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781607612964
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Challenging Cases in Allergic and Immunologic Diseases of the Skin offers clinicians a wide range of challenging cases that are certain to provide hours of thoughtful and instructive review. Using a case study format and including excellent quality color images, Challenging Cases in Allergic and Immunologic Diseases of the Skin consists of five parts and 20 chapters. The chapters cover such areas as allergic rhinitis, allergic diseases of the eye, drug-induced urticaria, cosmetic allergy, drug allergy, latex allergy, atopic dermatitis, vasculitis, and a range of other commonly seen disorders of the skin. Each chapter comprises at least two cases that are followed by a differential diagnosis, discussion, and five multiple choice questions for thoughtful stimulation and excellent value as a teaching tool. Comprehensive, concise, and well-designed in presentation, Challenging Cases in Allergic and Immunologic Diseases of the Skin is a one-of-a-kind resource that will become a standard resource for all clinicians who care for patients with allergic and immunologic diseases of the skin.

Case Studies in Immunology

Author: Raif S. Geha
Publisher: Garland Science
ISBN: 0815341458
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Case Studies in Immunology, Fifth Edition cites major topics of immunology as the background to a selection of real clinical cases that serve to reinforce and extend the basic science. This new edition vividly illustrates the importance of an understanding of immunology in diagnosis and therapy. As well as being a valuable review aid, Case Studies in Immunology introduces in a clinical setting the major common disorders of immunity, including hypersensitivity types I-IV and autoimmune disorders such as lupus and multiple sclerosis. It also describes and explains the consequences of some of the most important immune deficiencies. Each case history is preceded by basic scientific facts essential to understanding the immunology behind the disease or disorder. An end-of-case summary, questions, and discussion points finish each case. Case Studies in Immunology can be used as a stand-alone book, or as a clinical companion alongside Janeway's Immunobiology, Seventh Edition (ISBN 0-8153-4123-9) and The Immune System, Third Edition (ISBN 0-8153-4146-8).

Immunology

Author: Warren Strober
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118966007
Format: PDF, Kindle
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26 real-life cases illustrate the applications of basic immunology in clinical settings May be utilized alone or as a companion to Immunology: A Short Course, 7th Edition by Richard Coico and Geofftry Sunshine (ISBN 9781118396919) Each case study is introduced by clearly written descriptions of the major immunological disorders Full colour photographs and illustrations complement complete presentation of real data Includes complete set of problems and discussion questions for each chapter

Case Studies in Infectious Disease

Author: Peter Lydyard
Publisher: Garland Science
ISBN: 0203856872
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Case Studies in Infectious Disease presents forty case studies featuring the most important human infectious diseases worldwide. Written for students of microbiology and medicine this book describes the natural history of infection from point of entry of the pathogen through pathogenesis, followed by clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment. Five core sets of questions are posed in each case. What is the nature of the infectious agent, how does it gain access to the body, what cells are infected, and how does the organism spread? What are the host defense mechanisms against the agent and how is the disease caused? What are the typical manifestations of the infection and the complications that can occur? How is the infection diagnosed and what is the differential diagnosis? How is the infection managed, and what preventative measures can be taken to avoid infection? This standardized approach provides the reader with a logical basis for understanding these diverse and medically important organisms, fully integrating microbiology and immunology throughout.

Applied Case Studies and Solutions in Molecular Docking Based Drug Design

Author: Dastmalchi, Siavoush
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522503633
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As the pharmaceutical industry continues to advance, new techniques in drug design are emerging. In order to deliver optimum care to patients, the development of innovative pharmacological techniques has become a widely studied topic. Applied Case Studies and Solutions in Molecular Docking-Based Drug Design is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly research on the progress of pharmaceutical design and computational approaches in the field of molecular docking. Highlighting innovative research perspectives and real-world applications, this book is ideally designed for professionals, researchers, practitioners, and medical chemists actively involved in computational chemistry and pharmaceutical sciences.

Handbook of Allergic Disorders

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Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781582551784
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This comprehensive resource provides clinical guidance for pinpointing the cause and providing a remedy for allergic disorders. Each allergy description includes definition, allergen, causes, signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, treatments, special considerations, prevention tips, and patient teaching aid. Topics covered range from asthma and pollen allergies to environmental, occupational, and food and drug allergies. Provides the latest information on traditional and herbal remedies, topicals, antihistamines, and OTC medications.

Diagnosis Prevention and Treatment of Exercise Related Asthma Respiratory and Allergic Disorders in Sports

Author: K-H. Carlsen
Publisher: European Respiratory Society
ISBN: 1904097871
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Asthma and allergy represent increasing problems for the actively competing athlete. The prevalence of exercise-induced asthma (EIA) has increased over the last two decades, especially amongst elite endurance athletes; it has been reported that high-level endurance training in particular may increase bronchial hyperresponsiveness (BHR) and cause inflammation in the airways. Intensive endurance training and competition, together with environmental influences, are thought to be causative factors. For winter sports, inhaled cold air represents such an environmental factor; moreover, exposure of c.

Year Book of Pediatrics 2011 E Book

Author: James A. Stockman III
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323087469
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Year Book of Pediatrics brings you abstracts of the articles that reported the year's breakthrough developments in pediatrics, carefully selected from more than 500 journals worldwide. Dr. James Stockman III, President of the American Board of Pediatrics, has been a driving force in pediatrics for a generation. He has selected every journal article and written every commentary, sharing his important and unique perspectives. His expert commentaries evaluate the clinical importance of each article and discuss its application to your practice. There's no faster or easier way to stay informed! This annual covers all aspects of pediatric care from infectious diseases and immunology, adolescent medicine, therapeutics and toxicology, child development, dentistry and otolaryngology and neurology and psychiatry. The Year Book of Pediatrics publishes annually in December of the preceding year.