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Washington Manual of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Subspecialty Consult

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    ­When you need a quick consult, turn to

    The Washington Manual™ Subspecialty Consult Series


    The Washington Manual™ Subspecialty Consult Series

    Prepared by specialty residents, fellows and staff in the Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine, and reviewed by attending physicians in each field—each volume in this renowned series delivers the on-the-spot help you need to provide quality patient management. Right from the initial chapter, you’ll learn how to take a patient history, how to interpret exam findings, what tests to order, how to complete the workup, and how to formulate an effective management plan.


    The Washington Manual™ Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Subspecialty Consult

    Second Edition

    Edited by Shirley Joo and Andrew L. Kau


    The Second Edition of this dynamic quick reference continues to provide the practical, stepwise guidance you’ve come to trust from The Washington Manual™ and has been fully updated to include the most current diagnostic tests, workup tips, drugs and other therapeutic interventions available.  


    ·         Coverage of inpatient and outpatient approaches features the same front-line practicality as The Washington Manual™ of Medical Therapeutics

    ·         Symptom- and disease-oriented sections address both chronic and acute problems to prepare you for any scenario

    ·         Essential clinical information on commonly encountered problems including diagnosis and management of drug allergy, anaphylaxis, asthma, immunotherapy, and immunodeficiency at your fingertips

    ·         Useful appendixes provide a hands-on review of drugs commonly used in the treatment of allergy and asthma, as well as lab values for selected immunologic tests and a sample schedule for perennial aqueous therapy

    ·         Key points to remember in each chapter deliver vital diagnostic and treatment information


    NEW to the Second Edition…


    • Updated content reflects the latest clinical advances and practice standards

    • New formatting follows consistent subheadings to make key facts easier to find

    • New chapters detail the latest diagnostic criteria, testing, and treatment options


    Don’t miss the other titles in this series…

    General Internal Medicine

    Hematology and Oncology

    Infectious Diseases


    Pulmonary Medicine


    The Washington Manual™ is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from  Washington University.
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    The Washington Manual Subspecialty Consult Series
    Publication Date
    March 7, 2013
  • About The Author(s)
    Shirley Joo MD
    Andrew Kau MD
  • Table of contents

    1 Approach to the Allergic Patient

    Seth M. Hollander

    2 Basic Immunology Underlying Alleric Reactions and Inflammation

    Jennifer M. Welch and Andrew L. Kau

    3 Allergic Rhinitis and Sinusitis

    K. Lindsey B. McMullan

    4 Asthma

    Natalie Miller and Sarena Sawlani

    5 Occupational Asthma

    Seema Mahale

    6 Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis

    Olajumoke O. Fadugba

    7 Pulmonary Function Tests

    Ashley Emmert

    8 In Vivo and In Vitro Diagnostic Tests of Allergy

    Seth M. Hollander

    9 Urticaria and Angioedema

    James A. Tarbox

    10 Atopic Dermatitis

    Amanda Trott

    11 Allergic Contact Dermatitis

    Olajumoke O. Fadugba

    12 Ocular Allergic Disease

    Gregg J. Berdy and Susan S. Berdy

    13 Anaphylaxis

    Sydney Leibel

    14 Drug Allergy and Desensitization

    Jennifer M. Welch

    15 Insect Allergy

    K. Lindsey B. McMullan

    16 Food Allergy and Other Adverse Food Reactions

    Amanda Trott

    17 Latex Hypersensitivity

    Eric Karlin

    18 Conditions Associated with Eosinophilia

    Bob Geng

    19 Mastocytosis

    Bob Geng

    20 Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases

    Sydney Leibel

    21 Allergen Immunotherapy

    James A. Tarbox


    A. Common Medications Used in Allergy and Immunology

    B. Lab Values for Selected Tests in Immunology

    C. Sample Schedule for Perennial Aqueous Immunotherapy


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