Penicillin skin testing in patients with self-reported allergy was associated with immediate antimicrobial de-escalation in the majority of patients who tested negative, which led to a significant increase in ... The authors emphasized that penicillin
A recall of all lots of four PediaCare children's products (Multi-Symptom Cold, Long Acting Cough, Decongestant, and Allergy and Cold) because a recent FDA inspection found serious problems at
One section of the plan, devoted to emergency care, highlights not only allergies, but also the reasons why the child typically needs urgent treatment, Dr.
Risks include allergies, which are more common with CT than MRI. ... The nature of the allergy and of the current condition should drive decision making about whether and when to scan (for example, after preparing for an allergic reaction with medication)
Treatment of an allergy can pose additional risks as well. Allergic reactions severe enough to require hospitalization generally fall into one of two categories. ... The diagnosis and management of anaphylaxis practice parameter: 2010 update. J Allergy
They want to learn too! Respect drug allergies. Be meticulous about allergy documentation. ... Get the details of allergies and make sure you document newly diagnosed allergies and their manifestations in the medical record (and on the patient's wrist
The majority of near-misses in the pilot phase were communication issues—cases where a covering team was unaware of an allergy, or unaware that a patient had already been started
Weak recommendations were issued in favor of alternative dosing strategies for broad-spectrum beta-lactams and allergy assessments and penicillin skin testing for patients with a history of beta-lactam allergy.
Triamcinolone acetonide (Nasacort Allergy 24HR) for over-the-counter (OTC) treatment of nasal allergy symptoms (nasal congestion, runny nose, sneezing, and itchy nose). ... It is the first glucocorticoid made available OTC for treatment of nasal allergies
This patient's diagnosis was anaphylaxis to alpha-gal (meat allergy), which has a unique history. ... Unlike protein-induced food allergies that begin in childhood, alpha-gal allergy is more prominent in adults.