Essentials of Clinical Immunology provides the most up-to-date, core information required to understand diseases with an immunological basis. Clinically focussed, the sixth edition of this classic text presents theoretical and practical information in a simple yet thorough way.
Essentials of Clinical Immunology covers the underlying pathophysiology, the signs and symptoms of disease, the investigations required and guidance on the management of patients.
Perfect for clinical medical students, junior doctors and medical professionals seeking a refresher in the role of immunology in clinical medicine, this comprehensive text features fully updated clinical information, boxes with key points, real-life case histories to illustrate key concepts and an index of contents at the start of each chapter.
A companion website at www.immunologyclinic.com provides additional learning tools, including more case studies, interactive multiple-choice questions and answers, all of the photographs and illustrations from the book, links to useful websites, and a selection of review articles from the journal Clinical and Experimental Immunology.
Preface to the Sixth Edition,
Preface to the First Edition,
1 Basic Components: Structure and Function
4 Anaphylaxis and Allergy
6 Lymphoproliferative Disorders
7 Immune Manipulation
9 Kidney Diseases
10 Joints and Muscles
11 Skin Diseases
12 Eye Diseases
13 Chest Diseases
14 Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases
15 Endocrinology and Diabetes
16 Haematological Diseases
18 Immunological Diseases in Pregnancy
19 Techniques in Clinical Immunology