Allergy and Asthma

Practical Diagnosis and Management

  • Massoud Mahmoudi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Massoud Mahmoudi
    Pages 1-17
  3. Brett Bielory, Leonard Bielory
    Pages 35-51
  4. Amber N. Pepper, Dennis K. Ledford
    Pages 63-85
  5. Kevin C. Welch, Kara Detwiller, Andrew N. Goldberg
    Pages 99-122
  6. Doris Lin, Steven W. Cheung
    Pages 123-129
  7. Shanti K. Shenoy, Michael Schivo
    Pages 131-142
  8. Bettina Wedi, Alexander Kapp
    Pages 143-165
  9. Satoshi Yoshida
    Pages 167-191
  10. Bettina Wedi
    Pages 193-207
  11. Sixto F. Guiang
    Pages 209-222
  12. Daniel E. Maddox
    Pages 223-239
  13. Arissa M. Torrie, Timothy J. Craig
    Pages 241-251
  14. Jonathan A. Bernstein
    Pages 253-270
  15. Peg Strub
    Pages 271-291
  16. Miles Weinberger
    Pages 293-309
  17. Jaison Jose, Timothy J. Craig
    Pages 311-331
  18. Satoshi Yoshida
    Pages 333-343
  19. Ali Saad, Yoon Mi Kim, Robert Hostoffer, Haig Tcheurekdjian
    Pages 345-356
  20. Marianne Frieri
    Pages 357-368
  21. Oscar L. Frick
    Pages 369-379
  22. Donald F. German
    Pages 381-396
  23. Donald F. German
    Pages 397-405
  24. Schuman Tam
    Pages 407-426
  25. Jason Casselman, Massoud Mahmoudi, Haig Tcheurekdjian
    Pages 427-442
  26. Massoud Mahmoudi
    Pages 443-449
  27. Marianne Frieri
    Pages 451-457
  28. Paul Cheng
    Pages 459-465
  29. Pedro C. Avila, Ramsay L. Fuleihan
    Pages 467-513
  30. Philip M. Grant, Andrew R. Zolopa
    Pages 515-529
  31. Sarah J. Kuhl
    Pages 553-558
  32. Christopher D. Codispoti, Timothy J. Craig, Giselle S. Mosnaim
    Pages 569-584
  33. Jennifer S. Kim, Rachel E. Story
    Pages 585-598
  34. Joseph D. Spahn
    Pages 599-622
  35. Jeffrey R. Stokes, Thomas B. Casale
    Pages 623-637
  36. Jeffrey R. Stokes, Thomas B. Casale
    Pages 639-650
  37. Brant R. Ward, Lawrence B. Schwartz
    Pages 651-671
  38. Back Matter
    Pages 673-689

About this book


This highly practical, easy-to-read, fully updated and expanded resource offers a wide range of targeted guidelines and insights in allergy medicine. Written by a leading allergy clinician -- along with a renowned group of nationally recognized expert contributors in allergy and immunology, pulmonary, and infectious diseases -- this title is a proven resource for front-line general practitioners, especially primary care physicians. The most clinically relevant information is provided on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of all major allergic disorders.  Each chapter has a section on “Evidence-Based Medicine” that introduces one to two recent research publications on the subject, and several chapters have been written by new authors. Covering the entire scope of adult and pediatric allergy and asthma and organized by specific organ which guides the reader to diagnostic and therapeutic solutions quickly and easily, the book offers a wealth of outstanding illustrations, key concepts, management protocols, and updated references.  An invaluable contribution to the field, Allergy and Asthma: Practical Diagnosis and Management, 2nd Edition will be of immense value not only to primary care physicians, but also to fellows in training, residents, nurses, nurse practitioners, and medical and allied health students.  


Allergic, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Asthma, Pulmonary Vascular Diseases, Pneumoconiosis, Bronchopulmonary, Sarcoidosis, Cystic fibrosis Bronchogenic Occupational Lung Diseases, Pneumonia, Tuberculosis Pulmonary, Aspergillosis, Pneumonitis, Eosinophilic, Carcinoma Vasculitis, Idiopathic Pulmonary fibrosis

Editors and affiliations

  • Massoud Mahmoudi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MedicineUniversity of California San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-30833-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-30835-7
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