Allergic rhinitis is a major chronic respiratory disease because of its prevalence, impacts on quality of life and work/school performance, economic burden, and links with asthma. Family doctors (also known as "primary care physicians" or "general practitioners") play...
All doctors have to mourn the death of someonce who died from an allergic reaction to hymenoptera venom ("Wasp sting kills retired Que. doctor", the Medical Post, Aug. 26). These are preventable deaths. Download Files Vulnerable Should be on Allergy Vaccine Therapy
Management of Asthma in Preschool Children with Inhaled Corticosteroids and Leukotriene Receptor Antagonists
The aim of this article is to review the recently published studies addressing various treatment approaches for asthma in preschool children. Download Files Management of Asthma in Preschool Children
Over 95% of epinephrine autoinjectors (EAIs) prescribed for children are for a food allergy. Ninety percent of schools have at least 1 child with allergy among their students. Physicians and families are aware that most prescribed EAIs are never used. Download Files...