ISBN 9788184737684,THE WASHINGTON MANUAL SUBSPECIALTY CONSULT SERIES

THE WASHINGTON MANUAL SUBSPECIALTY CONSULT SERIES

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ISBN 9788184737684
Publisher

PeePee Publishers and Distributors Pvt

Publication Year 2014
ISBN-13

ISBN 9788184737684

ISBN-10 8184737688
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 205 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Clinical & internal medicine

Prepared by specialty residents, fellows and staff in the Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine, and reviewed by attending physicians in each field&mdasheach volume in this renowned series delivers the on-the-spot help you need to provide quality patient management. Right from the initial chapter, you&rsquoll learn how to take a patient history, how to interpret exam findings, what tests to order, how to complete the workup, and how to formulate an effective management plan.
The Second Edition of this dynamic quick reference continues to provide the practical, stepwise guidance you&rsquove come to trust from The Washington Manual&trade and has been fully updated to include the most current diagnostic tests, workup tips, drugs and other therapeutic interventions available.
Salient Features

Coverage of inpatient and outpatient approaches features the same front-line practicality as The Washington Manual&trade of Medical Therapeutics
Symptom- and disease-oriented sections address both chronic and acute problems to prepare you for any scenario
Essential clinical information on commonly encountered problems including diagnosis and management of drug allergy, anaphylaxis, asthma, immunotherapy, and immunodeficiency at your fingertips
Useful appendixes provide a hands-on review of drugs commonly used in the treatment of allergy and asthma, as well as lab values for ed immunologic tests and a sample schedule for perennial aqueous therapy
Key points to remember in each chapter deliver vital diagnostic and treatment information

New to this Edition:

Updated content reflects the latest clinical advances and practice standards
New formatting follows consisting subheadings to make key facts easier to find
New chapters detail the latest diagnostic criteria, testing, and treating options

Table of Contents


Approach to the Allergic Patient
Basic Immunology Underlying Allergic Reactions and Inflammation
Allergic Rhinitis and Sinusitis
Asthma
Occupational Asthma
Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
Pulmonary Function Tests
In Vivo and In Vitro Diagnostic Tests of Allergy
Urticaria and Angioedema
Atopic Dermatitis
Allergic Contact Dermatitis
Ocular Allergic Disease
Anaphylaxis
Drug Allergy and Desensitization
Insect Allergy
Food Allergy and Other Adverse Food Reactions
Latex Hypersensitivity
Conditions Associated with Eosinophilia
Mastocytosis
Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases
Allergen Immunotherapy

Appendixes

Common Medications Used in Allergy and Immunology
Lab Values for Selected Tests in Immunology
Sample Schedule for Perennial Aqueous Immunotherapy.

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