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Title Landmark papers in allergy : seminal papers in allergy with expert commentaries / edited by Aziz Sheikh, Thomas Platts-Mills and Allison Worth
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013
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Series Landmark papers in ... series
Landmark papers in ... series
Contents Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; Brief Contents; Detailed Contents; Abbreviations; Contributors; Timeline; Section I: 1800-1899; 1 Did Bostock discover allergic rhinitis?; John Bostock: Case of a periodical affection of the eyes and chest (1819); 2 Early insights into the characteristics of asthma; Henry Hyde Salter: An analysis of a hundred and fifty unpublished cases of asthma No 1. The influence of sex and age in determining the liability to asthma (1866); 3 Identifying asthma triggers
12 Cooke's early insights into the potentially curative role of immunotherapy for hay feverRobert Cooke: The treatment of hay fever by active immunization (1915); 13 Does eczema have an allergic aetiology?; Kenneth D Blackfan: Cutaneous reaction from proteins in eczema (1916); 14 ... and what about angioedema and urticaria?; Isaac Chandler Walker: Causation of eczema, urticaria, and angioneurotic edema by proteins other than those derived from food: study xviii (1918); 15 Prausnitz, Küstner, and the first diagnostic test for allergy
Carl Prausnitz and Heinz Küstner: Studies on supersensitivity (1921)16 Introducing atopy; Arthur Coca and Robert Cooke: On the classification of the phenomena of hypersensitiveness (1923); 17 Ephedra-laying the foundations for modern autonomic pharmacology; Ko Kuei Chen and Carl Schmidt: The action of ephedrine, the active principle of the Chinese drug Ma Huang (1924); 18 First attempts to unravel the relationship between diet and allergy; Clifford G Grulee and Heyworth Sanford: The influence of breast and artificial feeding on infantile eczema (1936)
Clemens von Pirquet: Allergie (1906)7 An innovative treatment for food allergy; Alfred T Schofield: A case of egg poisoning (1908); 8 Laying the foundation for specific immunotherapy; Leonard Noon: Prophylactic inoculation against hay fever (1911); 9 Celebrating the case study: Schloss' description of atopic dermatitis; Oscar Schloss: A case of allergy to common foods (1912); 10 Richet's Nobel Lecture; Charles Richet: Anaphylaxis: Nobel Lecture (1913); 11 A serendipitous discovery; Henry Hallett Dale: The anaphylactic reaction of plain muscle in the guinea-pig (1913)
Henry Hyde Salter: An analysis of a hundred and fifty unpublished cases of asthma No 2. On the immediate excitants of the asthmatic paroxysm (1866)4 Innovative experiments which helped to unravel the aetiological basis of hay fever; Charles Harrison Blackley: Experimental researches on the causes and nature of catarrhus aestivus (hay-fever and hay-asthma) (1873); 5 Could two very different conditions share a similar pathophysiology?; William Osler: Bronchial asthma in the principles and practice of medicine (1892); Section II:1900-1949; 6 What's in a name? First use of the term 'allergy'
Summary The increasing incidence and prevalence of allergic disease worldwide is one of the most remarkable phenomena of the past 50 years. One in three people in developed countries will experience an allergic condition at some point in their lives and advances in understanding the causes of this trend, and in allergy treatment and care, have captured the imagination of scientists, clinicians and the public. Landmark Papers in Allergy is a definitive collection of over 90 papers charting key discoveries and scientific advances in relation to allergy and the development of treatment and care for allerg
Notes 19 Demonstrating serological changes induced by ragweed extract
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Allergy.
Collected Works
Immune System Diseases.
Publication Characteristics
Publication Formats
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Allergies.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Immune System.
MEDICAL -- Immunology.
Form Electronic book
Author Platts-Mills, Thomas.
Sheikh, Aziz.
Worth, Allison.
ISBN 0191663360