This manual is a practical guide to paediatric allergy bringing clinicians fully up to date with the most recent advances in the field. Beginning with the pathophysiology of allergy and approach to the patient, the following sections cover the diagnosis of numerous types of allergy including dermatitis, food allergy, ocular allergies and drug allergy.
Several chapters are dedicated to asthma. The final sections present the advantages and disadvantages of common drugs used for the management of allergy and asthma, selected lab values in allergy and immunology, and devices for treating allergy and asthma. Key pointsPractical guide to paediatric allergy for practising paediatriciansCovers diagnosis and treatment of many different types of allergySeveral chapters dedicated to asthmaIncludes 230 images, illustrations and tables