The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Food Allergies : A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age

The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Food Allergies : A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age

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Table of Contents

Introduction                                       1  (1)
Overview 1 (2)
Organization 3 (1)
Scope 3 (1)
Moving Forward 4 (3)
PART I: THE ESSENTIALS 7 (32)
The Essentials on Food Allergies: Guidelines 9 (22)
Overview 9 (1)
What Are Food Allergies? 10 (1)
How Allergic Reactions Work 11 (1)
Common Food Allergies 12 (1)
Cross Reactivity 12 (1)
Differential Diagnoses 13 (1)
Diagnosis 14 (3)
Exercise-Induced Food Allergy 17 (1)
Treatment 17 (1)
Infants and Children 18 (1)
Controversial Issues 19 (1)
Controversial Diagnostic Techniques 20 (1)
Controversial Treatments 21 (1)
Summary 21 (1)
Resources 21 (3)
More Guideline Sources 24 (5)
Vocabulary Builder 29 (2)
Seeking Guidance 31 (8)
Overview 31 (1)
Finding Associations 31 (2)
Finding Doctors 33 (1)
Finding Specialists 34 (1)
Selecting Your Doctor 35 (1)
Working with Your Doctor 35 (2)
Broader Health-Related Resources 37 (2)
PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED 39 (68)
MATERIAL
Studies on Food Allergies 41 (32)
Overview 41 (1)
The Combined Health Information Database 41 (4)
Federally Funded Research on Food 45 (6)
Allergies
The National Library of Medicine: PubMed 51 (19)
Vocabulary Builder 70 (3)
Patents on Food Allergies 73 (8)
Overview 73 (1)
Patents on Food Allergies 74 (1)
Patent Applications on Food Allergies 75 (3)
Keeping Current 78 (1)
Vocabulary Builder 79 (2)
Books on Food Allergies 81 (8)
Overview 81 (1)
Book Summaries: Federal Agencies 81 (1)
Book Summaries: Online Booksellers 82 (2)
Chapters on Food Allergies 84 (2)
General Home References 86 (3)
Multimedia on Food Allergies 89 (2)
Overview 89 (1)
Video Recordings 89 (2)
Periodicals and News on Food Allergies 91 (10)
Overview 91 (1)
News Services and Press Releases 91 (2)
Newsletter Articles 93 (2)
Academic Periodicals covering Food 95 (6)
Allergies
Physician Guidelines and Databases 101(6)
Overview 101(1)
NIH Guidelines 101(1)
NIH Databases 102(4)
Other Commercial Databases 106(1)
PART III. APPENDICES 107(40)
Appendix A. Researching Your Medications 109(8)
Overview 109(1)
Your Medications: The Basics 109(2)
Learning More about Your Medications 111(1)
Commercial Databases 112(1)
Contraindications and Interactions 113(1)
(Hidden Dangers)
A Final Warning 114(1)
General References 114(1)
Vocabulary Builder 115(2)
Appendix B. Researching Nutrition 117(10)
Overview 117(1)
Food and Nutrition: General Principles 117(5)
Finding Studies on Food Allergies 122(1)
Federal Resources on Nutrition 123(1)
Additional Web Resources 124(3)
Appendix C. Finding Medical Libraries 127(8)
Overview 127(1)
Preparation 127(1)
Finding a Local Medical Library 128(1)
Medical Libraries in the U.S. and Canada 128(7)
Appendix D. Your Rights and Insurance 135(12)
Overview 135(1)
Your Rights as a Patient 135(4)
Patient Responsibilities 139(1)
Choosing an Insurance Plan 140(2)
Medicare and Medicaid 142(3)
NORD's Medication Assistance Programs 145(1)
Additional Resources 146(1)
ONLINE GLOSSARIES 147(2)
Online Dictionary Directories 148(1)
FOOD ALLERGIES GLOSSARY 149(6)
General Dictionaries and Glossaries 152(3)
Index 155