Urticaria and Angioedema by Torsten ZuberbierUrticaria and Angioedema by Torsten Zuberbier

Urticaria and Angioedema

EditorTorsten Zuberbier, Clive Grattan, Marcus Maurer

Hardcover | December 23, 2009

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This book provides a practical and comprehensive review of all types and aspects of urticaria and angioedema important to the clinician. Its content is completely up-to-date, taking into consideration both current guidelines and all recent literature.This clinical guide highlights current knowledge about pathophysiology, and focuses on the clinically relevant aspects of diagnosis and treatment. It also includes a full range of standard operating procedures, as well as patient information leaflets in a copy-ready format, thus offering invaluable assistance in the daily practical management of urticaria patients.This book provides indispensable assistance to all physicians specializing in dermatology, allergy, internal medicine, pediatrics and general medicine.
Title:Urticaria and AngioedemaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:168 pagesPublished:December 23, 2009Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3540790470

ISBN - 13:9783540790471

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Table of Contents

Historical Preface.- Basic Mechanism.- Cellular Layers.- Eliciting Factors.- Classification.- Acute Urticaria.- Chronic Urticaria.- Demographic and Pressure Urticaria.- Heat and Cold Urticaria.- Solar Urticaria.- Cholingeric Urticaria and Exercise Induced Urticaria.- Contact Urticaria and Aquagenec Urticaria.- Urticaria Vasculitis.- Angioedema Without Wheals.- Syndromes and Diseases.- Impact of Urticaria.- Quality of Life and Performance.- Socio-economic Impact.- Therapie.- Standard Operating Procedures- A Practical Approach.- Activity Score.- Autologous Serum Test.- Diet.- Diary.- Questionnaire.- Prick Test.- Heat Urticaria.- Cold Urticaria.- Exercise.

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From the reviews:"A terrific reference on the pathogenesis, differential diagnosis, and treatment of urticaria and angioedema. Each chapter has a table summarizing the important highlights. . The purpose is to provide current information on the treatment and pathogenesis of urticaria. This objective is nicely fulfilled. The audience is dermatologists, particularly clinical dermatologists. . This is undoubtedly the best book I have read on urticaria . . Learning about urticaria and angioedema is unbelievably easy if you study this book. . This is a thumbs-up purchase." (Patricia Wong, Doody's Review Service, June, 2010)