Mind Map Diagrams in Allergy and Immunology

Editor: V. Dimov, M.D., Allergist/Immunologist and Assistant Professor at University of Chicago

A mind map is a diagram which shows concepts arranged radially around a central key word or idea. Mind maps are used to visualize and classify ideas, and as aids in study, organization, and decision making.

A mind map example is shown below:

Atopic Dermatitis Treatment - Illustrated (click here for full size image).

Mind Maps by Disease

Atopic dermatitis (eczema)
Introduction to Allergic Diseases
Indoor Allergen Avoidance
Occupational asthma
Immunomodulators for allergic disorders
Other Pulmonary Disorders
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Food Allergy
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Drug Hypersensitivity
Primary Immunodeficiency Disorders (PIDD)

Immunology Mind Maps

Innate Immune System
Adaptive Humoral Immunity: B-cells and Immunoglobulins
Mast Cells and Basophils
T Lymphocytes

Related Reading

ICU Mind Maps http://bit.ly/1VIVOi and http://bit.ly/2EnZLi
Study claims mind maps don't help learning - "you should just take tests" - NYTimes http://goo.gl/kvdSZ and http://goo.gl/6ql7n
Electronic flowcharts highlight evidence-based management of diseases - UK NICE Pathways http://pathways.nice.org.uk
University of Cambridge shows high-resolution Newton notebooks online. He used mind maps - check Trinity College Notebook, image 5.

Published: 07/07/2007
Updated: 11/26/2011

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