Health Reference Series: Immune System Disorders Sourcebook

Editor: Williams, Angela L.
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $95.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $142.50
ISBN: 978-1-78785-692-9
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 16
Book Status: Available
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Immune System Disorders Sourcebook, Fourth Edition provides information about immune system function and related disorders. Readers will learn about inherited, acquired, and autoimmune diseases, including primary immune deficiency, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), lupus, multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and Graves disease.

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Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Part I: Immune System Overview
    • Chapter 1—Understanding the Immune System: How It Works
    • Chapter 2—Immune Response and Tolerance
    • Chapter 3—Vaccines and Immunity
    • Chapter 4—Major Disorders of the Immune System
    • Chapter 5—Genetics and Epigenetics of Immunity
    • Chapter 6—Alcohol Impairment of Immune Function
    • Chapter 7—Immune System Research
    • Part II: Inherited and Acquired Immune Deficiency Diseases
    • Chapter 8—Primary Immune Deficiency Diseases (PIDDs)
    • Chapter 9—Ataxia-Telangiectasia
    • Chapter 10—Chédiak-Higashi syndrome
    • Chapter 11—Chronic Granulomatous Disease
    • Chapter 12—DiGeorge Syndrome
    • Chapter 13—Hyperimmunoglobulin M Syndrome
    • Chapter 14—Selective Immunoglobulin A Deficiency
    • Chapter 15—Severe Combined Immunodeficiency
    • Chapter 16—Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome
    • Chapter 17—X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia
    • Chapter 18—Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
    • Chapter 19—AIDS and Opportunistic Infections
    • Part III: Autoimmune Diseases
    • Chapter 20—Autoimmune Disease in Women
    • Chapter 21—Addison Disease
    • Chapter 22—Alopecia Areata
    • Chapter 23—Autoimmune-Related Anemias
    • Chapter 24—Behçet Disease
    • Chapter 25—Autoimmune Disorders of Blood and Blood Vessels
    • Chapter 26—Celiac Disease
    • Chapter 27—Autoimmune Disorders of Connective Tissues, Bone, and Joints
    • Chapter 28—Type 1 Diabetes
    • Chapter 29—Autoimmune Disorders of Eye
    • Chapter 30—Guillain-Barré Syndrome
    • Chapter 31—Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Chapter 32—Inflammatory Myopathies
    • Chapter 33—Autoimmune Liver Disorders
    • Chapter 34—Myocarditis
    • Chapter 35—Paraneoplastic Syndromes
    • Chapter 36—Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections (PANDAS)
    • Chapter 37—Autoimmune Renal and Kidney Disorders
    • Chapter 38—Sarcoidosis
    • Chapter 39—Autoimmune Skin Disorders
    • Chapter 40—Thyroid Disease
    • Part IV: Other Altered Immune Responses
    • Chapter 41—Serum Sickness
    • Chapter 42—Blood Transfusion Reactions
    • Chapter 43—Transplant Rejection
    • Chapter 44—Anaphylaxis
    • Part V: Diagnostic Tests and Tools Involved in Immune Disorders
    • Chapter 45—Getting a Proper Diagnosis of Autoimmune Disease
    • Chapter 46—Immune Function and Antibody Blood Tests
    • Chapter 47—Inflammatory Markers
    • Chapter 48—Genetic Testing FAQ
    • Chapter 49—Allergy Tests
    • Chapter 50—Laboratory Tests Used to Diagnose and Evaluate Lupus
    • Part VI: Treatments for Deficiencies and Diseases of the Immune System
    • Chapter 51—Treatment for Immune Deficiency
    • Chapter 52—Treatment for Autoimmune Disease
    • Chapter 53—Gene Therapy
    • Chapter 54—Cancer Immunotherapy
    • Chapter 55—Treatments for Allergy and Asthma
    • Chapter 56—Stem Cell Transplantation
    • Part VII: Coping with Immune Disease
    • Chapter 57—Coping with Autoimmune and Immune Disorders
    • Chapter 58—Students with Chronic Illnesses: Guidance for Families, Schools, and Students
    • Chapter 59—Immunization Recommendations for People with a Weakened Immune System
    • Chapter 60—Recommendations for Travelers with Immune System Disorders
    • Chapter 61—Support for Patients and Families
    • Part VIII: Additional Help and Information
    • Chapter 62—Glossary of Immune System Terms
    • Chapter 63—Glossary of Autoimmune Diseases
    • Chapter 64—Directory of Organizations with Immune Disorders Information