Food Allergy

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2011 - HEALTH & FITNESS - 309 pages
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Definitive yet concise, Food Allergy, by Drs. John M. James, Wesley Burks, and Philippe Eigenmann, provides expert guidance for efficient diagnosis and effective management of these increasingly prevalent conditions. The consistent, practical format, with a wealth of case studies, clinical pearls and pitfalls, full-color photos and illustrations, diagrams, and more - along with online access at www.expertconsult.com - make this an ideal quick reference tool for both allergy clinicians and primary care physicians.



  • Quickly reference essential topics thanks to a templated, focused format that includes a wealth of full-color photos and illustrations, diagrams, case studies, and more.
  • Benefit from the knowledge, experience, and global perspective of leading international authors.
  • Deliver the best outcomes by incorporating clinical pearls from experts in the field into your practice.
  • Stay current with timely topics including our latest understanding of non-IgE-mediated food allergies; cross-reactions; future therapies; natural history and prevention; and a review of unproven diagnostic and therapeutic techniques.
  • Access this reference online at ExpertConsult.com, complete with the full text, entire image bank, and more.


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Contents

Overview of Mucosal Immunity and Development of Oral Tolerance
1
Food Antigens
15
The Epidemiology of Food Allergy
33
Clinical Overview of Adverse Reactions to Foods
49
Atopic Dermatitis and Food Allergy
61
Foodinduced Urticaria and Angioedema
75
PollenFood Syndrome
83
The Respiratory Tract and Food Allergy
99
Approach to the Clinical Diagnosis of Food Allergy
165
In Vivo and In Vitro Diagnostic Methods in the Evaluation of Food Allergy
175
Oral Food Challenge Procedures
185
Management of Food Allergy and Development of an Anaphylaxis Treatment Plan
205
Patient Education and Empowerment
219
Future Therapies for Food Allergies
235
Natural History and Prevention of Food Allergy
251
Diets and Nutrition
265

Foodinduced Anaphylaxis and Food Associated Exerciseinduced Anaphylaxis
113
Eosinophilic Gastroenteropathies Eosinophilic Esophagitis Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis and Eosinophilic Colitis
129
Food ProteinInduced Enterocolitis Syndrome Food ProteinInduced Enteropathy Proctocolitis and Infantile Colic
143
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Dilemmas
285
Index
297
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