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Patterson's Allergic Diseases
Seventh Edition
by Leslie C. Grammer

Patterson's Allergic Diseases will remain the first choice for residents and practitioners who need guidance to identify an allergy, confirm a diagnosis, or find effective therapies.

Patterson's Allergic Diseases includes discussions of clinical trials in asthma and significant updates on:

  • drug allergy
  • imaging
  • occupational allergy
  • immune deficiency evaluation

A Companion Website will include the fully searchable text and additional illustrations and tables.


The Immune System: Biologic and Clinical Aspects

  1. Review of Immunology
  2. Immunology of IgE-medicated and Other Hypersensitivity Responses
  3. Biochemical Mediators of Allergic Reactions
  4. Evaluation and Management of Immune Deficiency in Allergy Practice
  5. Evaluation of Eosinophilia
Pathogenic and Environmental Aspects in Allergy and Asthma

  1. Allergens and Other Factors Important in Atopic Disease
  2. Airborne Pollen Prevalence in the United States
Principles of Evaluation and Treatment

  1. Diagnosis of Immediate Hypersensitivity
  2. Physiologic and Biologic Evaluation of Allergic Lung Diseases
  3. Radiologic Evaluation of Allergic and Related Diseases of the Upper Airway
  4. Radiologic Evalutaion of Allergic and Related Diseases of the Lower Airway
  5. Chronic Rhinosinusitis Role of Rhinoscopy and Surgery
  6. Principles of Immunologic Management of Allergic Diseases Due to Extrinsic Antigens
Anaphylaxis and Other Generalized Hypersensitivity

  1. Anaphylaxis
  2. Allergy to Stinging Insects
  3. Erythema Multiforme, Stevens-Johnson Sydrome, and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  4. Drug Allergy
  5. Food Allergies

  1. Asthma
  2. The Infant and Toddler with Asthma
  3. Management of Acute Severe Asthma
  4. Asthma Clinical Trials
Other Immunologic Pulmonary Disease

  1. Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  2. Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  3. Occupational Immunologic Lung Disease
Upper Respiratory Tract Disease

  1. Allergic Rhinitis
  2. Nasal Polyposis, Sinusitis, and Nonallergic Rhinitis
  3. Allergic Disease of the Eye and Ear
Cutaneous Allergic Disease

  1. Atopic Dermatitis
  2. Contact Dermatitis
  3. Urticaria, Angioedema, and Hereditary Angioedema
  4. Approach to the Patient with Pruritus

  1. Antihistamines
  2. Agonists
  3. Corticosteroids in Treatment of Allergic Diseases
  4. Other Antiallergic Drugs: Cromolyn, Nedocromil, Antileukortrienes, Anticholinergics, and Theophylline
  5. Delivery Devices for Inhaled Medications
  6. Novel Immunologic Therapies
Special Situations

  1. Allergic Disorders and Pregnancy
  2. Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  3. Chronic Cough
  4. Sleep Disorders in the Allergic Patient
  5. Management of the Psychologically Complicated Patient
  6. Controversial and Unproved Methods in Allergy Diagnosis and Treatment

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Patterson's Allergic Diseases
Seventh Edition
by Leslie C. Grammer

2009 713 pages $138.00 + shipping
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