Produktinformationen Color Atlas of Allergic Diseases
A practical and current overview of the entire field of allergy. Allergic disease, which frequently affects children, adolescents, and young adults, has seen an alarming increase in recent years. At the same time, an explosion of clinical and scientific advances in immunology and allergology have made it imperative that practitioners keep up with the newest knowledge. Unique in its scope, size, and format, here is a practical and current overview of the entire field of allergy. This succinct book incorporates colorful and educational illustrations throughout, with succinct information on: complex cell-mediated immune response; methods of in-vivo and in-vitro allergy diagnosis; antihistamine and corticosteroid treatments; prophylaxis and allergen avoidance; psychosomatic disease; and much more! The book is part of Thieme's acclaimed Flexibook series of clinical and basic science pocket guidebooks, which are sold worldwide and have been translated into more than 20 languages. Unique features of this pocket atlas: Nearly 100 full-color illustrations that convey complex information simply and effectively A wealth of concise and focused information in less than 250 pages - textbook knowledge in a pocketbook format! Thorough diagnostic guidelines that incorporate the multidisciplinary expertise of a wide variety of specialists An extensive Appendix that covers current topics such as emergency management, patch testing, allergy medications, and more! From basic allergy principles to diagnosis, treatment, organ-specific allergies, prevention, and more, this compact book comprehensively covers the field. It is essential for any specialist who needs a thorough understanding of allergy medicine - otorhinolaryngologists, dermatologists, internists, pediatricians, pulmonologists, as well as medical students. Use this beautifully illustrated pocket guide to keep up-to-date on an important clinical topic., Martin Roecken, Gerhard Grevers, Walter Burgdorf, A comprehensive introduction to allergic diseases - at your fingertips! Thieme's Color Atlas of Allergic Diseases makes the wisdom of numerous specialists available in a single, vividly illustrated, up-to-the-minute reference guide. Beginning with a review of the basic immunologic principals of allergy, this new book discusses the clinical aspects of allergic diseases in various organ systems, and includes diagnostic and therapeutic guidelines. It serves as a useful guide to complex antibody- and cell-mediated immune responses, methods of in-vivo and in-vitro allergy diagnosis, antihistamine and corticosteroid therapy, and much more. Key features of this landmark book include: -complete interdisciplinary coverage of allergic phenomena in Thieme's acclaimed Flexibook format; -nearly 100 spectacular full-page color plates, paired with concise explanatory texts; -thorough diagnostic guidelines that incorporate the multidisciplinary expertise of numerous specialists; -allergy medications as well as an extensive glossary for quick referencing. This beautifully illustrated pocket guide is an essential tool for medical students and residents. Many specialists, including otorhinolaryngologists, dermatologists, and internists, will welcome this convenient and current review.