The Complete Peanut Allergy Handbook

The Complete Peanut Allergy Handbook

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 284 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780425204412
  • DDC分類 616.975

Table of Contents

Foreword                                           xiii
Anne Munoz-Furlong
Introduction xv
Part One: An Introduction to Peanut Allergy 1 (44)
What Is a Peanut Allergy? 3 (3)
Some Important Facts About Peanut Allergy 6 (9)
Who Develops Peanut Allergy and Some 15 (3)
Reasons Why
The Symptoms and Severity of a Peanut 18 (10)
Allergy
Understanding Peanut-Allergic Reactions 28 (3)
Other Related Allergies: Legumes, Nuts, and 31 (7)
Seeds
Can Peanut Allergy Be Prevented? 38 (7)
Part Two: Getting Help for Your Peanut Allergy 45 (44)
When to Seek Treatment 47 (3)
How to Find the Right Doctor 50 (4)
Your First Visit to the Doctor 54 (6)
Diagnosing Peanut Allergy 60 (20)
The Course of a Peanut Allergy over a 80 (9)
Lifetime
Part Three: How Peanut Allergy Is Treated 89 (44)
Self-Injectable Epinephrine 91 (13)
Antihistamines 104 (4)
Other Treatments for Allergic Reactions 108 (5)
When to Use Medications 113 (8)
Getting Advanced Care During an Allergic 121 (9)
Reaction
Understanding Risks 130 (3)
Part Four: Living with a Peanut Allergy 133 (104)
Some Important Issues about Living with a 135 (4)
Peanut Allergy
The Amount That Causes a Reaction 139 (2)
Skin and Inhalation Exposures 141 (14)
Special Issues in Avoidance 155 (5)
Food Shopping 160 (11)
Going to School 171 (24)
Summer Camps 195 (4)
Restaurants and Food Services 199 (12)
Friends' Homes, Play Dates, and Sitters 211 (6)
Vacations 217 (7)
Psychological Impact, Improving Your 224 (13)
Quality of Life, and Teaching Your Children
to Manage Peanut Allergy
Part Five: Looking to the Future 237 (15)
Future Diagnostic Methods 239 (3)
Cures and Improved Treatments 242 (10)
Conclusion 252 (4)
Resources 256 (2)
Appendix I: Peanut-Allergic Symptoms 258 (2)
Appendix II: The Peanut-Free Diet 260 (2)
Appendix III: Food Allergy Action Plan 262 (3)
Appendix IV: School Guidelines for Managing 265 (5)
Students with Food Allergies
References 270 (13)
About the Authors 283