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Book review
Pediatric allergy, asthma and immunology
  1. I Pollock
  1. Barnet & Chase Farm Hospitals Trust, UK; ian.pollock{at}

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By Arnaldo Catani. Published by Springer, New York 2008 £539 (hardback) 978-3-540-20768-9

This large textbook is, I suspect, a “labour of love” by its “father” (a single author), consisting as it does of 1619 pages including 649 figures and a 16 page list of abbreviations. I must share my awe as to its complex and long gestation, having been produced by just one “parent” (author). I cannot easily recall any contemporary tome covering such a range of topics which has not been …

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