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100 Questions & Answers About Allergies

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    2014
    ISBN: 9780763776091
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    ISBN: 9780763776091

Jonathan Corren

If you suffer from allergies, or have a friend or relative who does, this book offers help.

100 Questions & Answers About Allergies gives you authoritative, practical answers to the most common questions asked by patients and family members about these common illnesses. This easy-to-read book is a comprehensive guide to understanding symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, over-the-counter therapy, sources of support, and much more. Including actual patient commentary, this text is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the consequences of allergies.     

Table of Contents:

Part  1  General Concepts in Allergy
Part  2  Nasal Allergy
Part  3  Allergic Reactions to Foods, Insect Stings, and Drugs
Part  4  Allergic Skin Diseases

About the Author:

Jonathan Corren, MD-Allergy Research Foundation, Inc., Los Angeles, California, Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine and Co-Director of the Nasal and Sinus Disease Centre, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
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Jonathan Corren, MD, obtained his baccalaureate with honours in biology at the University of California, Los Angeles and attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego (1979–83). Following an internship in Internal Medicine at LAC-USC Medical Centre (1983–84), he completed his medicine residency at the University of California, Davis (1985–87). He specialized in allergy and immunology at the National Jewish Medical and Research Centre in Denver (1988–90), and joined the faculty of Colorado University, Denver, School of Medicine, as a staff physician and instructor in medicine (1990–91).

He joined the clinical faculty of the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1991, where he served as training program director for the Allergy/Immunology Fellowship, Director of the Allergy/Immunology Clinic and Co-Director of the Nasal and Sinus Disease Centre. He is currently Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles and maintains a private allergy practice in the West Los Angeles area, specializing in asthma, allergic rhinitis, and chronic rhinosinusitis.He has published over 130 original articles, chapters, abstracts, and monographs regarding asthma, rhinitis, and sinusitis.

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