Allergies

Allergies

allergies
what they are and
what to do about them
JACK A. RUDOLPH, M.D. BURTON M. RUDOLPH. M.D.

PART I
Introduction
The Allergies and Case Work-ups
History of Allergy
How One Develops Allergy
How Allergy Is Diagnosed
Special Tests to Detect Allergens
What Allergy Tests Mean

PART II
Bronchial Asthma
Hay Fever
Perennial Allergic Rhinitis
Allergic Bronchitis
Bronchiectasis
Allergies of the Skin
Urticaria¬°and Angioedema
Digestive Allergy
Drug and Chemical Allergies
Allergy from Fungus Infections
Allergy of the Eyes
Allergic and Migraine Headaches
Insects and Allergy
Miscellaneous Allergies
Some Psychosomatic Aspects of Allergy

PART III
Complications Resulting from Neglect of Allergy
Treatment of Allergy
Do-It-Yourself Procedures for the Allergies
Diets, Aids and Recipes
The Future of Allergy

Appendix
Allergens: The Substances
That Cause the Allergies

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Jack A. Rudolph, M.D., F.A.C.P., has been a practicing specialist in allergy for nearly thirty-four years. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, Fellow of the American College of Allergists, Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy and Fellow of the International Association of Allergologists. He is the President of the Florida Allergy Society. He is a member of the Dade County Medical Association, Florida Medical Association, American Medical Association and American Federation for Clinical Research. Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both specialties, internal medicine and allergy, he is Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Miami School of Medicine and Consultant in Internal Medicine and Allergy at the Coral Gables Veterans’ Administration Hospital. He is on the active staff of a number of the Miami hospitals. He is an area consultant for the National Home for Asthmatic Children in Denver.

He is a pioneer in the specialty of allergy, and has contributed numerous scientific medical papers in this field. His research has been basic and fundamental; he received recognition for his work in an editorial of the Journal of the American Medical Association a number of years ago. He wrote one of the early textbooks on allergy and another book for the lay public on allergy. He is actively engaged in the practice of allergy and continues his research in this field. He served in World War II as Chief of Allergy and Medicine at Oliver General Hospital in Augusta, Georgia, and retains a reserve commission in the Army Medical Corps.

Burton M. Rudolph, M.D., is associated with Doctor Jack A. Rudolph in the active practice of allergy, and has co-authored many scientific articles on the subject of allergy. He is a Fellow of the American College of Allergists, Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Fellow of the American Geriatrics Society, member of the Florida Allergy Society, Dade County Medical Association, Florida State Medical Association and the American Medical Association.

He is an Instructor in Medicine at the University of Miami School of Medicine. He is on the active staff of Jackson Memorial Hospital, Hialeah Hospital and North Miami General Hospital.

He was a flight surgeon in the Air Force from 1955 to 1957, where he established an allergy clinic, which he ran very successfully and for which he received commendation. He is currently associated with Doctor Jack A. Rudolph in the active practice of allergy and, with him, is pursuing serious study of clinical allergy.