Chapter 29: Unproved and controversial methods and theories in allergy-immunology.

@article{Shah2012Chapter2U,
  title={Chapter 29: Unproved and controversial methods and theories in allergy-immunology.},
  author={Rachna Shah and Paul A. Greenberger},
  journal={Allergy and asthma proceedings},
  year={2012},
  volume={33 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          100-102
        }
}
Unproved methods and controversial theories in the diagnosis and management of allergy-immunology are those that lack scientific credibility. Some definitions are provided for perspective because in chronic medical conditions, frequently, nonscientifically based treatments are developed that can have a very positive psychological effect on the patients in the absence of objective physical benefit. Standard practice can be described as "the methods of diagnosis and treatment used by reputable… 
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