Therapeutic Immunology is a comprehensive review of the clinical application of the drugs, biologic agents, and procedures used to treat immunologic diseases. It is the only reference that provides current information on antibodies, cytokines, gene and cell therapies, vaccines, and other therapeutic approaches in the managament of immune system disorders. This book will show how immunology has come of age as a clinical discipline and is now able to provide treatment strategies for many previously incurable diseases.
presents state-of-the-art interventions for human immunologic disease with a focus on therapies rather than pathophysiology.
total revision including 14 new chapters and 36 new contributors.
organized by three classes of therapy: Drugs (e.g. corticosteroids), Biologic Agents (e.g. cytokines), and Maneuvers (e.g. transplantation).
covers the full spectrum of therapeutic interventions.
incorporates coverage of scientific research with the discussion of clinical application.
edited by experts from four Harvard hospitals.