The new edition of this manual is a practical guide to the diagnosis and management of paediatric allergy.
Beginning with discussion on the epidemiology and pathophysiology of allergy, the next chapters cover diagnostic techniques.
The following sections cover the numerous types of allergy including dermatitis, food allergy, ocular allergy 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.
The second edition has been fully revised to provide clinicians with the latest advances in the field. Five new topics have been included in this edition - InVitro Testing for Specific IgE, Contact Dermatitis, Clinical importance of Standardisation of Allergens, Rheumatology in Allergy Practice, and Role of Probiotics in Allergic Diseases.