Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy by Gavin Spickett

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy

byGavin Spickett

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The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy is a unique, practical and clinically relevant guide for clinicians and laboratory staff to assist with the diagnosis and management of immunological/allergic disease, and the correct selection and interpretation of immunological tests.Now fully updated for the third edition, the handbook has been expanded to include the latest developments, drugs, diagnostic tests, and therapy options in the field.With concise, bullet-point coverage of the entire breadth of immunological and allergic disease, this handbook has been specially written to ensure the information you need is always at your fingertips. The first section covers clinical diseases, giving guidance on test selection and interpretationfor both diagnosis and monitoring. The second section covers diagnostic tests, summarizing the methodology and pros and cons of each. Expertly written, reviewed by specialists, and fully up-to-date, you can be sure that the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy provides all the vitalinformation you will need to assist you in effective practice.

About The Author

Gavin Spickett trained in Oxford and carried out research for his DPhil at the MRC Cellular Immunology Unit. He then completed his medical training in Ipswich before moving to the Clinical Research Centre, working with Dr. David Webster on primary immunodeficiency diseases. He completed his senior registrar training in Oxford with pr...
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Title:Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and AllergyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:672 pagesPublished:February 19, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199603243

ISBN - 13:9780199603244

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Table of Contents

1. Primary immunodeficiency2. Secondary immunodeficiency3. Allergic disease4. Autoimmunity and the endocrine system5. Autoimmunity affecting the nervous system6. Autoimmunity associated with cardiac, respiratory, and renal disease7. Autoimmunity in gastrointestinal disease8. Autoimmunity in liver disease9. Autoimmune haematological disorders10. Autoimmune skin disorders11. Autoimmune eye disease12. Connective tissue disease13. Vasculitis14. Miscellaneous conditions15. Transplantation16. Immunotherapy17. Immunochemistry18. Autoantibodies19. Allergy tests20. Cellular investigations21. Tissue typing22. Quality and managerial issues

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Review from previous edition: "This is an excellent pocket reference for clinical immunology and allergy. The sections are arranged to allow for quick retrieval of key facts. It is small and convenient to carry...[it] will be particularly helpful to students or physicians who want a quick,convenient resource to retrieve key facts in a broad range of topics related to this field." --Doody's Notes November 2006