Stephen T. Holgate, Martin Church, Lawrence M. Lichtenstein
Mosby, 2001 - Medical - 388 pages
The Second Edition of this popular text has been thoroughly revised to provide a greater emphasis on the clinical aspects of allergy and the principles of diagnostic decision making. A new editor, Lawrence Lichtenstein, MD, joins Drs. Holgate and Church, ensuring that international differences in treatment and management are considered, as well as overseeing the clinical content.
Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-563-4
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