Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology from Infancy to Adulthood
Charles Warren Bierman
Saunders, 1996 - Medical - 805 pages
This practically oriented text considers mechanisms, manifestations, diagnoses, and methods of management of allergic diseases. Sections cover the immune system, etiology and pathogenetic factors in allergy and asthma, upper respiratory tract diseases, asthma, management of skin disease, adverse reactions to foods, and more.
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