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Paediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology (As Applied to Atopic Disease)

A Manual for Students and Practitioners of Medicine (Fourth Edition)

by (author) Cecil Collins-Williams

Publisher
University of Toronto Press
Initial publish date
Dec 1973
Category
Allergies, Assessment & Diagnosis, Reference, Pediatrics, Diagnosis
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781442654938
    Publish Date
    Dec 1973
    List Price
    $27.95

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Description

This is a practical reference volume for the student or practising
physician to aid him in the investigation, diagnosis, and treatment of allergy in
children. It is based on procedures used at The Hospital for Sick Children in
Toronto, Canada. In this new fourth edition, material has been added and established
treatments up-dated. The allergies to which children are subject are discussed in
clear, straightforward language, as are the basic principles of atopic disease.
There are sections on prophylaxis of allergy, common mistakes in the care of the
allergic patient, the optimistic approach to the care of the allergic patient,
anaphylaxis in man, and the immunoglobulins. Each section is documented. Four
appendices offer various diets and discuss immunological deficiency diseases, beta
adrenergic blockade, and the pathophysiology of asthma.

About the author

Cecil Collins-Williams (1918-2011), BA, MD, FRCP (C) was head of the Allergy Division and Senior Staff Physician at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, and a professor emeritus of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto.

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