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America on Brink of Allergy Crisis
...eatment of asthma and other allergic diseases. The allergist
is specially trained to identify the allergic and ...n either internal medicine or pediatrics. Next the allergist
completes two or three more years of study in the field of allergy-immunology in order to prepare fo...
Hay Fever Can Send Work Productivity Down the Drain
... care from a family physician; 172 patients saw an allergist
for treatment; and 165 chose to self-manage their ...verity of symptoms than did patients treated by an allergist
as well as those who self-managed their allergy symptoms. “Family physicians tend to be the gateke...
Allergies Not Just for Children Anymore
...ter bee stings in sensitive people. A visit to the allergist
will include a thorough history, physical exam, and, when needed, skin testing to define the specific allergic sensitivity. The allergist-immunologist will prescribe the correct medications to control symptoms in patients with various allergies. Th...
Allergic Rhinitis Associated with Impaired Sleep Quality
...at least one year and who were being treated by an allergist
or by an ear, nose and throat specialist. A control group of 502 individuals who were the same age and sex and lived in the same area, but did not have allergic rhinitis, was also assessed. In 2002, all participants reported sleep disorders and rat...
Clopidogrel Allergy Can Be Tackled By Methodical Desensitization
...rotocol, which was developed by University of Iowa allergist
Mary Beth Fasano, MD. While being monitored in the cardiac intensive care unit, patients were first given a dose of clopidogrel so small it had to be mixed into a drinkable solution. Every 15 minutes over the next several hours they received an addit...
Asthma Patients Under The Care Of An Allergist Report Less Severe Symptoms
... that asthma patients who are under the care of an allergist
report fewer asthma control problems and less seve... It was found that patients under the care of an allergist
were less likely to have required hospitalization or have unscheduled physician visits during the pa...
Emergency Treatment Found Wanting In Anaphylactic Reactions
...adrenaline and only 39 percent were referred to an allergist
for follow up. “It is apparent that many patients who have experienced a systemic reaction following an insect sting and have sought medical care are not afforded an opportunity for potentially live saving therapy,” the authors note in the presentati...