1: Primary immunodeficiency 2: Secondary immunodeficiency and other host-defence syndromes 3: Allergic disease 4: Autoimmunity and the endocrine system 5: Autoimmunity affecting the nervous system 6: Autoimmunity associated with cardiac, respiratory, and renal disease 7: Autoimmunity in gastrointestinal disease 8: Autoimmunity in liver disease 9: Autoimmune haematological disorders 10: Autoimmune skin disorders 11: Autoimmune eye disease 12: Connective tissue disease 13: Vasculitis 14: Miscellaneous conditions, including autoinflammatory syndromes 15: Transplantation 16: Immunotherapy 17: Immunochemistry 18: Autoantibodies 19: Allergy tests 20: Cellular investigations 21: Tissue typing 22: Quality and managerial issues
Gavin Spickett has been a Consultant Clinical Immunologist & Allergist In Newcastle upon Tyne since 1991, after training in Oxford, Ipswich and Northwick Park. He has in addition, until quite recently, been a general physician participating in unselected medical admissions. He has been responsible for the development of the Regional Immunology Laboratory, and clinical services for the North-East and Cumbria. He has particular clinical interest in primary immune deficiencies, allergic and autoimmune diseases and chronic fatigue as well as quality standards in clinical and laboratory immunology.
This is a good pocket reference for trainees (medical students,
residents, and fellows) undergoing training/rotation in clinical
immunology and allergy. It presents the main relevant information
in bulleted lists under each diagnosis commonly encountered in the
clinical setting. * Patty Chi, Doodys book reviews *
Review from previous edition This is an excellent pocket reference for clinical immunology and allergy. The sections are arranged to allow for quick retrieval of key facts. It is small and convenient to carry...[it] will be particularly helpful to students or physicians who want a quick, convenient resource to retrieve key facts in a broad range of topics related to this field. * Doody's Notes *