Table of Contents

Introduction to mechanisms of allergic diseases.
The origins of allergic disease.
Epidemiology of allergic diseases.
Indoor and outdoor allergens and pollutants.
Principles of allergy diagnosis.
Allergen-specific immunotherapy.
Allergic rhinitis and conjunctivitis.
Drug allergy.
Urticaria and angioedema without wheals.
Atopic dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis.
Food allergy and gastrointestinal syndromes.
Occupational allergy.
Insect allergy. "For decades, health care practitioners have relied on Middleton's Allergy as their go-to reference for comprehensive information on allergic disorders. Now Middleton's Allergy Essentials, by Drs. Robyn E. O'Hehir, Stephen T. Holgate, and Aziz Sheikh, offers a concise resource that's both easily accessible and highly authoritative. Perfect for clinicians in primary and secondary care settings, this practical volume covers what is most useful in your daily practice, with a strong emphasis on disease diagnosis and management"--Publisher's description.