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Allergy and Anaphylaxis

Jul 15, 2019 Issue
Ankle Sprains, Counseling Strategies, Dysphonia, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Egg Allergy [AFP Clinical Answers]

Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians.


Feb 1, 2019 Issue
Oral Immunotherapy for Egg Allergy [Cochrane for Clinicians]

Providing daily, steadily increasing doses of egg protein over an extended period of time effectively diminishes the immunoglobulin E (IgE)-mediated allergic response among children with egg allergy.


Jul 1, 2018 Issue
Allergy Testing: Common Questions and Answers [Article]

Clinical presentations of allergic diseases, respiratory infections, and autoimmune conditions have similar features. Allergy and immunologic testing can help clarify the diagnosis and guide treatment. Find out which type of allergy test should be used in patients with suspected inhalant, dermatologic, food, insect, and drug allergies.


Jun 1, 2018 Issue
Treatment of Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis: A Guideline from the AAAAI/ACAAI Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters [Practice Guidelines]

To outline quality improvement opportunities for the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis, the Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters, consisting of experts from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI) and the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (ACAAI), c...


Sep 15, 2017 Issue
Steroid Treatment Adds No Benefit to Antihistamines for Acute Hives [POEMs]

The combination approach of steroids and antihista-mines offers no added benefit to antihistamines alone for the treatment of simple urticaria.


Jul 15, 2017 Issue
Peanut Allergy Prevention: Guidelines from the NIAID [Practice Guidelines]

The NIAID has provided addendum guidelines, which include recommendations based on new evidence for peanut allergy prevention.


Sep 1, 2016 Issue
Second-Generation H1-Antihistamines for Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria [Cochrane for Clinicians]

There is good evidence that second-generation H1-antihistamines are helpful in the short- and intermediate-term suppression of urticaria. Cetirizine (Zyrtec) in a dosage of 10 mg daily is effective at completely suppressing symptoms of chronic spontaneous urticaria (number needed to treat [NNT] = 4).


Jan 1, 2016 Issue
Early Peanut Introduction and Prevention of Peanut Allergy in High-Risk Infants: Consensus Communication [Practice Guidelines]

This consensus communication focuses on new data that support introducing peanuts early in infants, and it aims to assist with decisions about introduction; it can be used for guidance while formal guidelines are being developed.


Dec 15, 2015 Issue
Timothy Grass Pollen Allergen Extract (Grastek) for Allergic Rhinitis [STEPS]

Timothy grass pollen allergen extract produces small improvements in allergic rhinitis symptoms and the use of allergy relief medications, with a high rate of adverse effects. It may, however, be an option for patients who desire an alternative to standard allergy symptom relief but who do not want to begin injectable desensitization treatment.


Dec 1, 2015 Issue
Treatment of Allergic Rhinitis [Article]

Allergic rhinitis can affect quality of life and productivity, and can exacerbate other conditions such as asthma. Optimal treatment includes allergen avoidance and pharmacotherapy. Learn the treatment options based on severity of symptoms and responsiveness to initial therapies.


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