The Resource Allergies sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the immune system and allergic disorders, including rhinitis (hay fever), sinusitis, conjunctivitis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, and anaphylaxis, and allergy triggers such as pollen, mold, dust mites, animal dander, chemicals, foods and additives, and medications ; along with facts about allergy diagnosis and treatment, tips on avoiding triggers and preventing symptoms, a glossary of related terms, and directories of resources for additional help and information, edited by Amy L. Sutton

Allergies sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the immune system and allergic disorders, including rhinitis (hay fever), sinusitis, conjunctivitis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, and anaphylaxis, and allergy triggers such as pollen, mold, dust mites, animal dander, chemicals, foods and additives, and medications ; along with facts about allergy diagnosis and treatment, tips on avoiding triggers and preventing symptoms, a glossary of related terms, and directories of resources for additional help and information, edited by Amy L. Sutton

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Allergies sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the immune system and allergic disorders, including rhinitis (hay fever), sinusitis, conjunctivitis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, and anaphylaxis, and allergy triggers such as pollen, mold, dust mites, animal dander, chemicals, foods and additives, and medications ; along with facts about allergy diagnosis and treatment, tips on avoiding triggers and preventing symptoms, a glossary of related terms, and directories of resources for additional help and information
Title
Allergies sourcebook
Title remainder
basic consumer health information about the immune system and allergic disorders, including rhinitis (hay fever), sinusitis, conjunctivitis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, and anaphylaxis, and allergy triggers such as pollen, mold, dust mites, animal dander, chemicals, foods and additives, and medications ; along with facts about allergy diagnosis and treatment, tips on avoiding triggers and preventing symptoms, a glossary of related terms, and directories of resources for additional help and information
Statement of responsibility
edited by Amy L. Sutton
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Provides basic consumer health information about causes, triggers, and treatment of allergic disorders, along with coping strategies and prevention tips. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.97
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC584
LC item number
.A3443 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2012 C-409
  • WD 301
NLM item number
A3692 2011
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Sutton, Amy L
Series statement
Health reference series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Allergy
  • Allergy
  • Hypersensitivity
Label
Allergies sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the immune system and allergic disorders, including rhinitis (hay fever), sinusitis, conjunctivitis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, and anaphylaxis, and allergy triggers such as pollen, mold, dust mites, animal dander, chemicals, foods and additives, and medications ; along with facts about allergy diagnosis and treatment, tips on avoiding triggers and preventing symptoms, a glossary of related terms, and directories of resources for additional help and information, edited by Amy L. Sutton
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Understanding the immune system and allergic reactions -- How allergies develop -- Allergies impact daily life -- Allergies in children -- Economic costs and trends in allergic disease -- Allergic rhinitis (hay fever) -- Sinusitis -- Allergic conjunctivitis (eye allergies) -- Allergic asthma -- Atopic dermatitis (eczema) -- Allergic contact dermatitis -- Other allergic skin reactions -- Anaphylaxis: life-threatening allergies -- Food allergy: an overview -- Food allergy or food intolerance: how do you tell the difference? -- Milk allergy -- Egg allergy -- Fish and shellfish allergy -- Peanut and tree nut allergy -- Wheat allergy -- Soy allergy -- Ingredients and food additives that trigger reactions -- Other health problems related to food allergic reactions -- What you should know about living with food allergy -- Advice for consumers about food labels -- Tips on avoiding food allergy reactions -- Overview of airborne allergens -- Pollen allergy -- Household allergens: animal dander, cockroach, dust mite, and mold allergy -- Air quality, allergies, and your health -- Tobacco smoke -- Sensitivity to fragrances and chemicals -- Sick building syndrome -- Insect sting allergy -- Allergies to medicines and medical products -- When you should see an allergist -- Health insurance issues for people with allergies and asthma -- Allergy tests -- Lung function tests -- Allergy medications -- Medical therapies for allergies -- Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for allergies -- Improving indoor air quality and reducing environmental triggers -- Guide to air cleaners in the home -- Cleaning up mold in your home -- Avoiding skin allergies: choosing safe cosmetics -- Exercising with allergies -- Preventing allergy symptoms during travel -- Preventing allergy symptoms during pregnancy -- Support at school and work: the Americans with Disabilities Act and allergies -- Starting an allergy support group -- Glossary of terms related to allergies and the immune system -- Directory of organizations that provide information about allergies -- Resources for people with food allergies
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 611 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1039961070
Label
Allergies sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the immune system and allergic disorders, including rhinitis (hay fever), sinusitis, conjunctivitis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, and anaphylaxis, and allergy triggers such as pollen, mold, dust mites, animal dander, chemicals, foods and additives, and medications ; along with facts about allergy diagnosis and treatment, tips on avoiding triggers and preventing symptoms, a glossary of related terms, and directories of resources for additional help and information, edited by Amy L. Sutton
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Understanding the immune system and allergic reactions -- How allergies develop -- Allergies impact daily life -- Allergies in children -- Economic costs and trends in allergic disease -- Allergic rhinitis (hay fever) -- Sinusitis -- Allergic conjunctivitis (eye allergies) -- Allergic asthma -- Atopic dermatitis (eczema) -- Allergic contact dermatitis -- Other allergic skin reactions -- Anaphylaxis: life-threatening allergies -- Food allergy: an overview -- Food allergy or food intolerance: how do you tell the difference? -- Milk allergy -- Egg allergy -- Fish and shellfish allergy -- Peanut and tree nut allergy -- Wheat allergy -- Soy allergy -- Ingredients and food additives that trigger reactions -- Other health problems related to food allergic reactions -- What you should know about living with food allergy -- Advice for consumers about food labels -- Tips on avoiding food allergy reactions -- Overview of airborne allergens -- Pollen allergy -- Household allergens: animal dander, cockroach, dust mite, and mold allergy -- Air quality, allergies, and your health -- Tobacco smoke -- Sensitivity to fragrances and chemicals -- Sick building syndrome -- Insect sting allergy -- Allergies to medicines and medical products -- When you should see an allergist -- Health insurance issues for people with allergies and asthma -- Allergy tests -- Lung function tests -- Allergy medications -- Medical therapies for allergies -- Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for allergies -- Improving indoor air quality and reducing environmental triggers -- Guide to air cleaners in the home -- Cleaning up mold in your home -- Avoiding skin allergies: choosing safe cosmetics -- Exercising with allergies -- Preventing allergy symptoms during travel -- Preventing allergy symptoms during pregnancy -- Support at school and work: the Americans with Disabilities Act and allergies -- Starting an allergy support group -- Glossary of terms related to allergies and the immune system -- Directory of organizations that provide information about allergies -- Resources for people with food allergies
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 611 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1039961070

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