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Research & Reviews  215 results

Drug allergy management in the elderly.
https://doi.org/10.1097/ACI.0000000000000761 10.3399/BJGP.2020.1048 10.1093/milmed/usab004 10.1111/imj.14978
Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology; Wong JCY, Li PH

Jun 9th, 2021 - Drug allergy management has previously not been emphasized in the elderly. However, the geriatric population poses several unique characteristics, challenges for drug allergy testing and considerations in the management. Especially in the era of C...

Challenge of food allergy testing and avoidance in children with atopic dermatitis.
BMJ Case Reports; Kubala SA, Mohyi PM et. al.

Jun 6th, 2021 - Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a common presenting complaint by children and their caretakers to their primary care providers. On testing, children with AD frequently exhibit positive food-specific IgE levels in the absence of immediate allergic reacti...

The role of the allergist in the management of eosinophilic esophagitis.
https://doi.org/10.1097/MOG.0000000000000746 10.25302/04.2020.CER.140311593
Current Opinion in Gastroenterology; Woo W, Aceves SS

Jun 2nd, 2021 - The purpose of this review is to provide the current understanding of the role of allergens/antigens, the use of allergy testing, and to elucidate the role of the allergist in the management of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). EoE is a T2 immune di...

Approach to Children with Hives.
Pediatric Annals; Poowuttikul P, Pansare M et. al.

May 29th, 2021 - Urticaria (or hives) is a pruritic and erythematous skin rash. Angioedema commonly occurs with urticaria. The term "chronic urticaria" is used when hives are present for more than 6 weeks. Acute urticaria is common in children, whereas chronic urt...

Differences in oral food challenge reaction severity based on increasing age in a pedia...
Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology : Official Publica... Kennedy K, Alfaro MKC et. al.

May 20th, 2021 - Food allergy reactions range from mild to severe with differences in age appearing to be an important factor associated with reaction severity. To define differences in oral food challenge (OFC) reaction severity in pediatric patients from infancy...

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Guidelines  2 results

Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guidelines: Diagnostic Evaluation ...
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; Ren CL, Esther CR et. al.

Aug 2nd, 2016 - Infantile wheezing is a common problem, but there are no guidelines for the evaluation of infants with recurrent or persistent wheezing that is not relieved or prevented by standard therapies. An American Thoracic Society-sanctioned guideline deve...

Testing children for allergies: why, how, who and when: an updated statement of the Eur...
Pediatric Allergy and Immunology : Official Publication O... Eigenmann PA, Atanaskovic-Markovic M et. al.

Mar 20th, 2013 - Allergic diseases are common in childhood and can cause a significant morbidity and impaired quality-of-life of the children and their families. Adequate allergy testing is the prerequisite for optimal care, including allergen avoidance, pharmacot...

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News  43 results

Food Allergy Testing for Eczema in Kids Varies by Specialty

Oct 19th, 2020 - Dr Matthew Ridd Specialists vary on their opinion about the ordering of food allergy tests for children with eczema, a recent survey reveals. A child with eczema will more likely be given food allergy tests if seen by an allergist or a pediatricia...

Topical Steroids Recommended for Eosinophilic Esophagitis

May 5th, 2020 - A new guideline strongly recommends swallowed topical glucocorticosteroids as the first-line treatment for eosinophilic esophagitis and suggests that food elimination, esophageal dilation, and proton pump inhibitors are also useful. Evidence is mo...

Simple Decision Rule Helps Identify People at Low-Risk for Penicillin Allergy

Mar 18th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A simple clinical decision rule for penicillin allergy can help doctors and antimicrobial-stewardship programs identify people at low-risk of penicillin allergy at the point of care, report doctors from Australia who de...

10 Ways Climate Change Affects Patients

Apr 11th, 2019 - Have you seen this patient? This individual is rather spherical and older; aged approximately 4.5 billion years; and has been going through some disturbing changes, such as getting warmer, especially in recent decades. It's not every day that the ...

Anxiety, depression compromise believability of drug-allergy testing
CHEST Physician; Mitchel L. Zoler

Mar 8th, 2019 - SAN FRANCISCO – Less than 4% of people who undergo drug-allergy testing are positive and need to avoid the drug in the future, but many patients who undergo drug-allergy testing and have a negative result cling to their allergic status and struggl.

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