Newly Updated Disease Summaries!
"Asthma, Bronchial Hyperresponsiveness and Sports”, By Kai-Håkon Carlsen, MD, PhD and Luis Delgado, MD, PhD Access
“Vaccination and the Risk of Atopy and Asthma”, By Menachem Rottem, MD Access
“Latex Allergy Diagnosis and Management”, By Sandra M. Gawchik, DO Access
The ADRC helps you find concise overviews about allergic diseases and up-to-the-minute news of developments in allergy management and treatment. These peer reviewed synopses are written by the world's leading allergy experts. Visit the ARDC to view all topics in the library at: www.worldallergy.org/adrc.
"Epinephrine for Anaphylaxis: In recent times, anaphylaxis frequency is increasing and management is difficult. Epipen is not available in India. Adrenalin Injection self-administration is difficult. Alternate routes of administration of Adrenalin by sublingual route 40 mg appears promising, do you recommend for routine use in our patients? Please let us know its efficacy in the management of anaphylaxis."
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To pose educational, scientific or medical questions about allergy, asthma and clinical immunology to WAO international experts, click here if you are a physician. Find a growing list of answered questions here.
A 54-year-old male presents to the emergency room with shortness of breath. Do you think you know what the real diagnosis is?
"Recurrent Shortness of Breath in an Adult”, By Emma Westermann-Clark, MD; Andrew Cooke, MD; Marion B. Ridley, MD; and Richard F. Lockey, MD Access
Interactive Case Reports give you the chance to test your knowledge and make a diagnosis on an unusual case history. The case study is pictorially presented, along with questions and possible diagnoses. When you select your diagnosis, you immediately learn whether or not your diagnosis corresponds to that of the experts who posted the case, and you are able to read the rationale for the diagnosis and suggested treatment provided by the expert. Visit the Interactive Case Reports section to test your knowledge on all the cases: www.worldallergy.org/education-and-programs/education/interactive-case-reports.
New data has been added to Region A of the World Atlas of Aeroallergens. WAO is pleased to present information on Aeroallergens in the Caribbean.
Click here to view the World Atlas of Aeroallergens.
Registration is now open for this free educational event. Register Today!
Maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA CATEGORY 1 CREDIT(S)TM
Michael E. Wechsler, MD, MMSc
National Jewish Health
Peter Howarth, BSc (Hons), MBBS, DM
University of Southampton
Parameswaran Nair, MD, PhD, FRCP, FRCPC
Mario Castro, MD, MPH
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
This 90-minute symposium certified for continuing medical education will focus on the assessment and management of severe asthma, with an emphasis on eosinophilic presentations including the role of biologics, and global best practices to improve patient outcomes.
Key opinion leaders will discuss the management of severe asthma before a live audience of invited physicians and healthcare professionals who will engage with the panel via polling, case dialogue and Question/Answer opportunities.
This program is a partnership of Medscape and the World Allergy Organization. The Program Director is Lanny J. Rosenwasser, MD, University of Missouri at Kansas City, United States.
Registration on site begins at 6:00 PM.
Supported by an independent educational grant from Teva.
Check out this month’s Junior Members News by the WAO Junior Member, Prof Vered Schichter, on the upcoming WAO International Scientific Conference in Jerusalem, Israel from 6-9 December 2016. We greatly thank Prof Vered Schichter for his contribution to this month’s WAO Junior Members News.
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