Patch Testing and Prick Testing

Patch Testing and Prick Testing
Author: Jean-Marie Lachapelle,Howard I. Maibach
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 218
Release: 2016-08-23
ISBN: 9783662499719
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Patch Testing and Prick Testing Book Excerpt:

Knowledge in the field of allergic contact dermatitis continues to expand rapidly owing to progress in the chemical, immunological, and clinical fields, including improved techniques of patch testing and prick testing. The third edition of this important book, which includes additional color illustrations, has been extensively revised, updated, and expanded to reflect the most recent developments. These include advances in patch testing methodology, in particular the new chambers that are appearing on the market, revision of the baseline series of patch tests to reflect the latest evidence-based work, and additional testing procedures. The result is a superb guide to the current management of positive and negative patch test and prick test reactions that will be invaluable for all practicing dermatologists, from the beginner to the well-trained expert.

Patch Testing and Prick Testing

Patch Testing and Prick Testing
Author: Jean-Marie Lachapelle,Howard I. Maibach
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 212
Release: 2003
ISBN: 9783540443490
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Patch Testing and Prick Testing Book Excerpt:

Combined with the second book of this mini-series "Management of Positive Patch Test Reactions," the text gives a comprehensive account on all matters involved when treating patients with allergic skin problems. It is intended to be a cook book for daily dermatological practise. It provides an updated standardized version on patch testing and prick testing procedures. The different techniques, the visual scoring and the pitfalls interpreting positive and/or negative results are covered in detail. Additional tests such as open, semi-open, roat and use tests, photopatch tests and atopy patch tests are described as well. The revised international standard series of patch tests is reviewed, including succinct explanations for each allergen.

Patch Testing and Prick Testing

Patch Testing and Prick Testing
Author: Jean-Marie Lachapelle,Howard I. Maibach
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 246
Release: 2019-12-10
ISBN: 3030270998
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Patch Testing and Prick Testing Book Excerpt:

The fourth edition of this important book, which includes additional color illustrations, has been extensively revised, updated, and expanded to reflect the most recent developments. These include advances in patch testing methodology, in particular the new chambers that are appearing on the market, revision of the baseline series of patch tests to reflect the latest evidence-based work, and additional testing procedures. Other additions include sections on key allergens and concentrations, with the result is a superb guide to the current management of positive and negative patch test and prick test reactions that will be invaluable for all practicing dermatologists, from the beginner to the well-trained expert. The fourth edition continues the tradition of partnering with the ICDRG (International Contact Dermatitis Research Group). The ICDRG was formed in 1966 to promote the understanding of contact dermatitis. It has had major roles in the standardization of patch testing and the facilitation of regular scientific meetings, for over forty years and thirty five years respectively. It has also been involved in the authorship of a number of publications on contact dermatitis. Both Drs. Maibach and Lachapelle are members and the ICDRG is now comprised of representatives from all over the world, and currently includes members from Belgium, Sweden, Denmark, the United Kingdom, USA, Germany, Singapore, Korea, India, Japan, Canada, Uruguay and Australia. From the reviews of the previous editions:"The aim is to balance brevity and clarity with sufficient details for beginners in the field of diagnostic patch and prick testing. ... the book also will be of use to dermatology residents or anyone wishing to gain better knowledge of contact dermatitis. ... There are many high-quality photographs and useful algorithms and tables. ... It is clearly and concisely written and will serve as an indispensable guide for any dermatologist interested in contact dermatitis." (Renata H. Mullen, Doody’s Review Service, August, 2009)

Patch Testing and Prick Testing

Patch Testing and Prick Testing
Author: Jean-Marie Lachapelle,Howard I. Maibach
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 189
Release: 2013-06-29
ISBN: 3662092158
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Patch Testing and Prick Testing Book Excerpt:

Written for daily dermatological practise, this book provides an updated standardized version on patch testing and prick testing procedures. The different techniques, the visual scoring and the pitfalls interpreting positive and/or negative results are covered in detail. Additional tests such as open, semi-open, roat and use tests, photopatch tests and atopy patch tests are described as well. The revised international standard series of patch tests is reviewed, including succinct explanations for each allergen. Combined with the 2nd book of this mini-series "Management of Positive Patch Test Reactions" it gives a comprehensive account on the subject.

Management of Positive Patch Test Reactions

Management of Positive Patch Test Reactions
Author: Jan E. Wahlberg,Peter Elsner,Lasse Kanerva,Howard I. Maibach
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 116
Release: 2012-12-06
ISBN: 3642557066
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Management of Positive Patch Test Reactions Book Excerpt:

Commercially available chemicals used for patch testing are the main focus of this book. It is the first book which provides a short and concise explanation to physicians, patients, and employees on how to minimize allergic contact dermatitis when patch testing is completed. The second book of this mini-series, "Patch testing and Prick testing" covers the new standard of patch testing and prick testing procedures in an efficient and practical way. Both of these well-structured books should not be missed by any physician in daily practise when treating patients with dermatological problems.

Practical Patch Testing and Chemical Allergens in Contact Dermatitis

Practical Patch Testing and Chemical Allergens in Contact Dermatitis
Author: Sharon E Jacob,Elise M Herro
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 132
Release: 2013-01-24
ISBN: 9781447145844
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Practical Patch Testing and Chemical Allergens in Contact Dermatitis Book Excerpt:

Practical Patch Testing and Chemical Allergens in Contact Dermatitis covers the most relevant allergens in a concise and algorithmic fashion, with practical tips for patch testing. This book assists practitioners and trainees with educating patients on how to avoid their irritants and allergens to effectively manage contact dermatitis. Clinical pearls for patch testing of certain allergens are clearly outlined in this book to help providers avoid common pitfalls and reduce the risk of incorrect diagnoses, making it an essential reference for all involved in the treatment of contact dermatitis.

Textbook of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Textbook of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Author: Stefano Guandalini
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 828
Release: 2004-08-09
ISBN: 0203640454
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Textbook of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Book Excerpt:

Taking a global approach to the subject, this book offers, in a comprehensive, cohesive package, information that is reflective of the different realities of gastroenterological and nutritional problems in different parts of the world. Designed to provide clinical knowledge in a convenient format, the chapters highlight the most common clinical concerns seen on a daily basis by the practicing pediatric gastroenterologist. Covering issues relevant for the diagnosis and treatment of a full range of problematic conditions, including nutritional disorders, the book is an up-to-date, reliable clinical primer on the disorders and diseases that may affect the gastrointestinal tract in neonates and children.

Patch Testing Tips

Patch Testing Tips
Author: Jean-Marie Lachapelle,Magnus Bruze,peter elsner
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 171
Release: 2014-04-17
ISBN: 9783642453946
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Patch Testing Tips Book Excerpt:

This book is a compendium of tips on many different aspects of patch testing based on the recommendations of the International Contact Dermatitis Research Group (ICDRG), which is the reference group for all dermato-allergologists. It is intended to complement the book Patch Testing and Prick Testing: A Practical Guide by J.-M. Lachapelle and H. Maibach, which is an official publication of the ICDRG now in its third edition. Among the wide variety of topics covered are pitfalls, legal aspects, patch testing with ultrasonic bath extracts, the role of patch testing in occupational contact dermatitis and atopic dermatitis, semi-open tests, the implications of a negative test, patch testing validity, selection of extra allergens and patch testing in the tropics. Many illustrations are included and all information is completely up-to-date. This book will be of value to all practicing dermatologists.

Dermatotoxicology Eighth Edition

Dermatotoxicology  Eighth Edition
Author: Klaus Peter Wilhelm,Hongbo Zhai,Howard I. Maibach
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 518
Release: 2012-09-27
ISBN: 1841848573
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dermatotoxicology Eighth Edition Book Excerpt:

The foundational reference in dermal toxicology, this classic text has been completely revised to bring it up to date in the new Eighth Edition, with almost a third of its chapters being newly added. The structure of the text has also been reorganized to enable easier location of a topic of interest. With contributions from leading international experts, this continues the tradition of providing unsurpassed theoretical and practical guidance for all those working on research aspects, on practical clinical issues, and on the regulatory aspects of exposure to toxic substances. This new edition contains updates to each chapter and contributions from leading international experts, provides an in-depth summary of research and regulatory applications related to dermal toxicology and pharmacology, presents many new chapters that describe the latest advances in dermatotoxicology, and addresses various levels of expertise regarding the development and use of dermal exposure data. New chapters include those on safety terminology, pharmacogenetics and dermatology, ethnic differences in skin properties, and the principles and practice of percutaneous absorption.

Pediatric Allergy Asthma and Immunology

Pediatric Allergy  Asthma and Immunology
Author: Arnaldo Cantani
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 1618
Release: 2008-01-23
ISBN: 3540333959
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pediatric Allergy Asthma and Immunology Book Excerpt:

Easy to understand and easy to use, this essential book reflects the rapid progress in one of the most intriguing fields of medicine. It offers state-of-the-art information on basic immunology, fetal-neonatal immunology, and many more fascinating areas.

Practical Guide to Patch Testing

Practical Guide to Patch Testing
Author: Eustachio Nettis,Gianni Angelini
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 71
Release: 2020-03-13
ISBN: 3030338738
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Practical Guide to Patch Testing Book Excerpt:

This volume provides allergy and dermatology specialists with a practical guide to the correct patch test methodology for their day-to-day clinical practice: it includes the latest available hapten series (standard series and integrative series), the golden rules for concentration and conservation of the haptens themselves, and the indispensable test equipment. The book, coming in a handy softcover format, is also nicely illustrated with over 100 full color pictures and tables. The contents focus on the interpretation of the epicutaneous test reading as well, relating to clinical relevance of the reactions and granting a correct management of the allergic patient. Practical Guide to Patch Testing will be of great value to all practicing allergists or dermatologists and professionals related.

Common Contact Allergens

Common Contact Allergens
Author: John McFadden,Pailin Puangpet,Korbkarn Pongpairoj,Supitchaya Thaiwat,Shan Xian Lee
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2020-01-21
ISBN: 1119405661
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Common Contact Allergens Book Excerpt:

How to diagnose allergic contact dermatitis, perform and interpret patch tests, and select the best treatment options Written for a broad range of dermatologic professionals, Common Contact Allergens is a straightforward and useful guide that bridges the gap between detailed reference texts and basic handbooks on contact allergy, making it an ideal addition to general dermatology practices for practical use in the office. The first section of the book leads practitioners through the steps necessary to effectively and accurately perform patch testing. This covers basic immunological knowledge, various ways in which contact allergy can present, patch test techniques, and how to diagnose allergic contact dermatitis. Giving attention to all standard allergens, the second section offers an overview of the current literature on each, with detailed analysis on determining the clinical relevance of a positive patch test reaction. This convenient companion: Offers universally applicable guidance on when and how to perform patch testing, as well as how to interpret test reactions and arrive at accurate diagnoses Characterizes allergens from the Standard 'Baseline' Series, the International Series, and the T.R.U.E. Test Series Profiles allergens such as metals, fragrances, medicaments, rubber chemicals, plant chemicals, hair and clothing dyes, excipients, and resins Contains case reports, clinical images, patch test tips, and more Features color-coded exposure templates for easy consultation Provides key pointers on how to take patient histories and handle challenging cases Introduces new concepts such as 'microhistory' and 'microexamination' Allows access to online supplementary material featuring CAS numbers, toxicology, immunology, prevalence rates, chemical structures, additional case reports, and more Common Contact Allergens is a valuable reference tool for trainee and practicing general dermatologists, dermatology nurses, occupational health physicians, allergists, and other medical professionals with an interest in dermatology.

Dermatology E Book

Dermatology E Book
Author: David Gawkrodger,Michael R Ardern-Jones
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 149
Release: 2012-07-15
ISBN: 0702051179
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dermatology E Book Book Excerpt:

This concise textbook of dermatology is aimed at medical students, those preparing for the MRCP and MRCGP examinations and specialist nurses. The information is presented in a highly accessible format, using double page spreads for each topic. Extensive use of colour for both clinical photographs and graphics makes for a superb appearance. For review for examination preparation key point boxes are provided. In this fourth edition extensive revision has been made to the contents to reflect changes in the understanding of dermatological conditions at a molecular level and the changes in clinical practice. In addition the use of the internet for dermatological information by both doctors and patients is reviewed. Information presented in easy to access double-page spreads. Highly illustrated with full colour photographs and graphics. Summary boxes for examination preparation. Covers the subject from basic molecular mechanisms through to the principles of medical and surgical treatment. Gives references to internet URLs for further information. Includes a glossary of dermatological terms. New co-author introduced for the fifth edition.

Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Board Review

Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Board Review
Author: Robert D. Ficalora,Paul S. Mueller
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 820
Release: 2013-08
ISBN: 0199948941
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Board Review Book Excerpt:

Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Board Review, 10th edition, is designed to meet the needs of physicians-in-training and practicing clinicians by updating their knowledge of internal medicine and preparing them for the ABIM certification and maintenance-of-certification examinations in internal medicine. For the 10th edition, contributors were asked to map chapters according to ABIM goals. At least 50 percent of the material will be new, with the remainder changed and updated. The redesign is intended to cover all ABIM goals while streamlining the text to make it more user-friendly. Large chapters have been broken up into smaller content-oriented chapters to facilitate shorter, more focused study opportunities. This book is divided into subspecialty topics (eg, allergy, cardiology, dermatology, etc) and cross-content topics related to general internal medicine (eg, men's health, women's health, geriatrics, etc). Questions and answers have been pulled from the main text to a companion book of Q&As to facilitate study.

Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Concise Textbook

Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Concise Textbook
Author: Thomas M. Habermann,Amit K. Ghosh
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 928
Release: 2007-11-01
ISBN: 1420067516
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Concise Textbook Book Excerpt:

Now for the first time, a new diagnosis and treatment guide with even more focus on the most commonly encountered disorders than ever before. All major internal medicine diseases and disorders are covered in this new succinct evidence-based guide to treatment and diagnosis in internal medicine. Organized by body system, and focused on critical cor

Patch Testing Tips

Patch Testing Tips
Author: Jean-Marie Lachapelle,Magnus Bruze,Peter U. Elsner
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 171
Release: 2014-03-28
ISBN: 3642453953
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Patch Testing Tips Book Excerpt:

This book is a compendium of tips on many different aspects of patch testing based on the recommendations of the International Contact Dermatitis Research Group (ICDRG), which is the reference group for all dermato-allergologists. It is intended to complement the book Patch Testing and Prick Testing: A Practical Guide by J.-M. Lachapelle and H. Maibach, which is an official publication of the ICDRG now in its third edition. Among the wide variety of topics covered are pitfalls, legal aspects, patch testing with ultrasonic bath extracts, the role of patch testing in occupational contact dermatitis and atopic dermatitis, semi-open tests, the implications of a negative test, patch testing validity, selection of extra allergens and patch testing in the tropics. Many illustrations are included and all information is completely up-to-date. This book will be of value to all practicing dermatologists.

Fisher s Contact Dermatitis

Fisher s Contact Dermatitis
Author: Robert L. Rietschel,Joseph F. Fowler,Alexander A. Fisher
Publsiher: PMPH-USA
Total Pages: 892
Release: 2008
ISBN: 9781550093780
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fisher s Contact Dermatitis Book Excerpt:

Since its introduction in 1967, Alexander A. Fisher's Contact Dermatitis has been the one essential text for American dermatologists who see patients with contact dermatitis. The sixth edition is an encyclopedic reference that discusses all aspects of contact dermatitis. It features a full color atlas section as well as color images for the first time. The 6th edition provides updates on the following sections: statistics and sources of rubber allergy; allergy to plastic chemicals, especially epoxies and acrylics; textile dyes and permanent press allergy; photo dermatitis; allergy to newer preservatives and other ingredients in skin and hair care products and cosmetics such as cocamidopropyl betaine, emulsifiers, methyldibromoglutaronitrile; and metal allergy especially gold, nickel, rare metal allergy and allergy to dental materials, cardiovascular and orthopedic implants.

Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Board Review

Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Board Review
Author: Christopher M. Wittich,Thomas J. Beckman, M.D.
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 905
Release: 2016
ISBN: 0190464860
Category: Internal medicine
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Board Review Book Excerpt:

The 11th edition of Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Board Review is fully revised to reflect the latest information necessary to prepare for the American Board of Internal Medicine Certification and Maintenance of Certification examinations. Published in an all-inclusive and easy-to-use volume, the book provides a wide array of concise chapters that review focused subjects within each specialty, followed by a series of questions and answers at the end of each section. With this new formatting, readers can study by fitting review into their busy schedules. This authoritative resource provides a succinct review of allergy, cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology and hepatology, general internal medicine, hematology, infectious diseases, nephrology, neurology, oncology, psychiatry, pulmonology, and rheumatology. This book is a necessary resource for anyone studying for board examinations and is an important addition for those looking to include a reference on internal medicine to their medical library. Key Features of the 11th Edition: -Each chapter includes key facts and key definitions to highlight important information without breaking up the reading flow of the chapter; -Each section includes color-coded tabs to facilitate reviewing and studying; -The entire book is highly illustrated with figures, tables, and boxes to improve comprehension.

Drug Hypersensitivity

Drug Hypersensitivity
Author: Werner J. Pichler
Publsiher: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
Total Pages: 440
Release: 2007-01-01
ISBN: 3805582692
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Drug Hypersensitivity Book Excerpt:

Approaches the phenomenon of drug hypersensitivity in a comprehensive manner. Besides epidemiological aspects, it addresses the immunological mechanisms underlying these complicated reactions which go far beyond the IgE-mediated drug allergies also considered in this book. The book also covers clinical manifestations and new diagnostic methods, and introduces some recetly established animal models. Many topics are treated from multiple perspectives, and the 33 chapters are thoroughly cross-referenced.

Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Board Review

Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Board Review
Author: Amit Ghosh
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 1016
Release: 2010-09-23
ISBN: 0199755698
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Board Review Book Excerpt:

Written by experienced faculty at Mayo Clinic, The NINTH EDITION is a completely revised and updated study guide that has proved invaluable for the American Board of Internal Medicine certification or maintenance of certification examination as well as for general practice review by physicians around the world.