Chapter 14. Management of Allergic Disease

  1. Isabel Skypala BSc Nutrition and Dietetics, PG Dip Allergy, RD Specialist Allergy Dietitian Director of Rehabilitation and Therapies Honorary Senior Lecturer4,5 and
  2. Carina Venter BSc Dietetics, PG Dip Allergy, PhD, RD Senior Allergy Dietitian Senior Research Fellow6
  1. Samantha Walker RGN, PhD Director of Education & Research Warwick and Honorary Senior Lecturer1,
  2. Jane Leyshon RGN, BA(Hons) Community Health Studies, PGCE Head of Academic Studies2 and
  3. Helen Cox MBChB, FRCP, FRCPCH, MD Consultant3

Published Online: 19 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312119.ch14

Food Hypersensitivity: Diagnosing and Managing Food Allergies and Intolerance

Food Hypersensitivity: Diagnosing and Managing Food Allergies and Intolerance

How to Cite

Walker, S., Leyshon, J. and Cox, H. (2009) Management of Allergic Disease, in Food Hypersensitivity: Diagnosing and Managing Food Allergies and Intolerance (eds I. Skypala and C. Venter), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312119.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust, UK

  2. 5

    Imperial College London, UK

  3. 6

    David Hide Asthma and Allergy Research Centre, Isle of Wight, University of Portsmouth, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Education for Health, Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK

  2. 2

    Education for Health Respiratory Nurse Specialist in General Practice, UK

  3. 3

    Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 13 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405170369

Online ISBN: 9781444312119

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Keywords:

  • management of allergic disease;
  • perennial rhinitis, associating with allergy;
  • nasal steroids and antihistamines, effective treatments;
  • depot corticosteroid treatment for hay fever, causing avascular necrosis;
  • antihistamines, less effective in treatment of nasal blockage;
  • rhinitis, common problem in Western societies;
  • allergic rhinitis, having big impact on daily activities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Allergic rhinitis

  • Asthma

  • Atopic eczema

  • Anaphylaxis