Manual of Pediatric Allergy

by Major K Nagaraju

The aim of this manual is to focus on the pediatric allergy. Allergic diseases are increasing alarmingly all over the world. Most of the pediatricians are not trained to handle allergy cases in children, though they see plenty of cases in their practice. This book aims to increase the awareness and build the confidence of the pediatricians while handling the allergy patients. This book consists of 33 chapters, which include approach to an allergic child, sensitization, diagnosis of allergic diseases, in vitro testing for specific IgE, atopic dermatitis, urticaria and angioedema, contact dermatitis, cow’s milk allergy, food allergy, anaphylaxis, ocular allergies, treatment of allergic rhinitis, H1 antihistamines in pediatric practice, genetics of allergy and asthma, preschool asthma, diagnosis of asthma, persistent bronchial asthma, management of acute asthma, drug allergy, environment and respiratory allergies, allergen-specific immunotherapy, vitamin D and allergy, role of probiotics in allergic diseases, rheumatology in allergic diseases, and selected laboratory values in allergy and immunology. The text has been presented in a crisp format with emphasis on management guidelines. The main focus of this edition is to help the postgraduates along with practicing pediatricians.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Nagaraju Major K Pediatric Allergist and Immunotherapist, Director, VN Allergy and Asthma Research Center, Senior Consultant, Kanchi Kamakoti Childs Trust Hospital, Honorable, Secretary General, Pediatric Allergy Association of India, Member, National Task Force for Asthma and Allergic Diseases in Children of IAP
ISBN 9789389587449
Speciality Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18367
Edition 2/e
Publishing Year 2021
Pages 495
Book Type Professional


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