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Title Food allergy : practical diagnosis and management / editor by Scott H. Sicherer, MD
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 359 pages) : illustrations
Contents Chapter 1. Clinical manifestations of food allergy / Jonathan M. Spergel and Hemant P. Sharma -- chapter 2. Prevalence, triggers, and cross-reactivity / Lynette P. Shek and Katrina (Katie) J. Allen -- chapter 3. Acute reactions and anaphylaxis / Corinne Keet and Julie Wang -- chapter 4. Skin conditions associated with food allergy / Tamara T. Perry, A. Wesley Burks, and Stacie M. Jones -- chapter 5. Gastrointestinal conditions associated with food allergy / Mirna Chehade and Seema Aceves -- chapter 6. Respiratory conditions associated with food allergy / John M. James -- chapter 7. Diagnostic testing / Maeve Kelleher, S. Allan Bock, and Jonathan O'B Hourihane -- chapter 8. The oral food challenge procedure / Sally Noone and Amal H. Assa'ad -- chapter 9. Dietary management / Marion Groetch -- chapter 10. Managing food avoidance within the home and outside the home, and lifestyle issues / Jennifer S. Kim, Eyal Shemesh, and Michael C. Young -- chapter 11. Pharmacologic reactions to food and reactions to food additives / Matthew J. Greenhawt, Timothy J. Franxman, and Ronald A. Simon -- chapter 12. Prevention / George Du Toit, David M. Fleischer, and Gideon Lack -- chapter 13. Natural course / Jessica H. Savage and Robert A. Wood -- chapter 14. Future diagnostics and therapies / Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn and Hugh A. Sampson -- chapter 15. Practical resources for physicians and patients / Todd A. Mahr and Maria L. Acebal
Summary Food allergies have increased over the past two decades, and it is now estimated that up to 10% of the population is affected. This book provides practical information on understanding the diagnosis and management of food allergies. Chapters are framed with clinical questions to focus the reader and numerous case studies present expert advice or underscore important clinical points. Each chapter includes ""clinical pearls"" to help readers formulate best practice approaches to patient care. Topics covered include clinical manifestations, prevalence, triggers, acute reactions, chronic condition
Notes "A CRC title."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Food Hypersensitivity -- diagnosis.
Food Hypersensitivity -- therapy.
Food allergy in children.
Food allergy.
Food allergy in children.
Food allergy.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Allergies.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Immune System.
MEDICAL -- Immunology.
Form Electronic book
Author Sicherer, Scott H., editor.
ISBN 1466512695