Chapter Eight. Immunology

  1. Joyce James,
  2. Colin Baker and
  3. Helen Swain

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774410.ch8

Principles of Science for Nurses

Principles of Science for Nurses

How to Cite

James, J., Baker, C. and Swain, H. (2002) Immunology, in Principles of Science for Nurses, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774410.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 JUN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632057696

Online ISBN: 9780470774410

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Keywords:

  • immunology;
  • infection;
  • pathogens;
  • vaccination;
  • inflammatory response

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Learning objectives

  • Introduction

  • The immune system

  • Innate and adaptive immunity

  • Immune system structure

  • Defective immune responses

  • Applications of the immune system

  • Summary

  • Review questions

  • Further reading