Allergy and Allergic Diseases, Volume 1, Second Edition

Allergy and Allergic Diseases, Volume 1, Second Edition

Editor(s): A. Barry Kay, Allen P. Kaplan, Jean Bousquet, Patrick G. Holt

Published Online: 10 FEB 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405157209

Online ISBN: 9781444300918

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300918

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This two volume book is an outstanding reference source on all aspects of allergy and allergic diseases. Covering virtually every allergic condition, from the immunological and molecular basis of the allergic response to future trends in allergic disease prevention, this new international editorial team (A.B.Kay, Jean Bousquet, Pat Holt and Allen Kaplan) have completely revised and updated the text, from both a scientific and clinical perspective. References will continue to be added to the text until it goes to press making this the most up-to-date book available in the field.

This second edition consists of more than 1,800 pages contained within 98 chapters.

The price includes a fully searchable companion CD ROM with the complete text and over 300 images from the book in full colour.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Immunology of the Allergic Response

    1. Chapter 5

      IgE and IgE Receptors (pages 103–118)

      Brian J. Sutton, Andrew J. Beavil, Rebecca L. Beavil and James Hunt

  2. Part 2: Inflammatory Cells and Mediators

    1. Chapter 12

      Eosinophils: Biological Properties and Role in Health and Disease (pages 258–294)

      Simon P. Hogan, Helene F. Rosenberg, Redwan Moqbel, Simon Phipps, Paul S. Foster, Paige Lacy, A. Barry Kay and Marc E. Rothenberg

    2. Chapter 16

      Airway Epithelium (pages 366–397)

      Pedro C. Avila and Robert P. Schleimer

    3. Chapter 18

      Fibroblasts and the Extracellular Matrix (pages 412–435)

      Lynne A. Murray, William G. Glass, Anuk M. Das and Geoffrey J. Laurent

    4. Chapter 21

      Chemokines (pages 471–493)

      James E. Pease and Timothy J. Williams

    5. Chapter 22

      Neurotrophins (pages 494–510)

      Wolfgang A. Nockher, Sanchaita Sonar and Harald Renz

    6. Chapter 23

      Neuropeptides (pages 511–523)

      David A. Groneberg and Axel Fischer

  3. Part 3: Pharmacology

    1. Chapter 25

      Antihistamines (pages 549–565)

      F. Estelle R. Simons and Faculty of Pharmacy Keith J. Simons

  4. Part 4: Physiology

    1. Chapter 34

      Aerosol Delivery Systems (pages 768–782)

      Thomas G. O'Riordan and Gerald C. Smaldone

  5. Part 5: Allergens

    1. Chapter 46

      Fungi as Allergens (pages 963–983)

      Cathryn C. Hassett, W. Elliott Horner, Estelle Levetin, Laurianne G. Wild, W. Edward Davis, Samuel B. Lehrer and John Lacey

    2. Chapter 47

      Dust Mites and Asthma (pages 984–996)

      Thomas A. E. Platts-Mills and Judith A. Woodfolk

    3. Chapter 53

      Latex Allergy (pages 1164–1184)

      Robyn E. O'Hehir, Michael F. Sutherland, Alexander C. Drew and Jennifer M. Rolland

  6. Part 6: Animal Models of Asthma

    1. Chapter 54

      Primate Models of Allergic Asthma (pages 1185–1201)

      Charles G. Plopper, Suzette M. Smiley-Jewell, Lisa A. Miller, Michelle V. Fanucchi, Michael J. Evans, Alan R. Buckpitt, Mark V. Avdalovic, Laurel J. Gershwin, Jesse P. Joad, Radhika Kajekar, Shawnessy D. Larson, Kent E. Pinkerton, Laura S. Van Winkle, Edward S. Schelegle, Emily M. Pieczarka, Reen Wu and Dallas M. Hyde

  7. Part 7: Etiology and Pathology

    1. Chapter 57

      Genetics of Asthma and Atopic Dermatitis (pages 1223–1238)

      Saffron A. G. Willis-Owen, Miriam F. Moffatt and William O. C. Cookson

    2. Chapter 61

      Indoor Air Pollution (pages 1279–1289)

      Paul Harrison, Rebecca Slack and Sanjeev Bagga

  8. Part 8: Diagnosis of Allergic Disease

  9. Part 9: Allergic Rhinoconjunctivitis and Immunotherapy

    1. Chapter 70

      Nasal Polyps and Rhinosinusitis (pages 1454–1481)

      Wouter Huvenne, Paul Van Cauwenberge and Claus Bachert

    2. Chapter 71

      Ocular Allergy (pages 1482–1509)

      Avinash Gurbaxani, Virginia L. Calder and Susan Lightman

    3. Chapter 74

      Sublingual Immunotherapy (pages 1543–1554)

      G. Walter Canonica and Giovanni Passalacqua

  10. Part 10: Asthma and its Treatment

    1. Chapter 79

      Pathology of Asthma (pages 1632–1649)

      Peter K. Jeffery, A. Barry Kay and Qutayba Hamid

    2. Chapter 81

      Anti-IgE in Persistent Severe Allergic Asthma (pages 1661–1686)

      Marc Humbert, Stephen T. Holgate, Howard Fox and Jean Bousquet

    3. Chapter 82

      Occupational Asthma (pages 1687–1711)

      Paul Cullinan and Anthony J. Newman Taylor

  11. Part 11: Eosinophil-Associated Disease and Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis

    1. Chapter 84

      Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis (pages 1741–1756)

      André-Bernard Tonnel, Stéphanie Pouwels-Frys and Isabelle Tillie-Leblond

  12. Part 12: Allergy and the Skin

    1. Chapter 91

      Mastocytosis (pages 1878–1893)

      Nataliya M. Kushnir-Sukhov, Dean D. Metcalfe and Jamie A. Robyn

  13. Part 13: Anaphylaxis and Allergy to Food and Drugs

    1. Chapter 92

      Anaphylaxis (pages 1895–1920)

      M. Rosario Caballero, Stephen J. Lane and Tak H. Lee

    2. Chapter 95

      Hypersensitivity to Aspirin and other NSAIDs (pages 1966–1979)

      Andrzej Szczeklik, Ewa Niżankowska-Mogilnicka and Marek Sanak

  14. Part 14: Prevention of Allergic Disease

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