A Color Atlas of Pediatric Allergy
An introductory review of the common allergens in childhood, and the mechanisms of allergic reactions. The book focuses on asthma; the ear, nose and eye; eczema and other allergic skin disorders; adverse reactions to food and drugs; and other manifestations of allergic disease in childhood.
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Asthma and other allergic disorders
Management of asthma
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