Category list : Allergy
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Nurse wins compensation over latex allergySubscription
An HCA has won six-figure compensation from a hospital trust that put her life at risk by forcing her to wear latex gloves.
Dave Burns outlines the growing problem of allergic conditions.
Children exposed to tobacco develop allergiesSubscription
Exposing children to tobacco smoke at an early age increases the risk of them developing allergies, a new study has shown.
NICE approves allergy asthma injectionSubscription
NICE has approved omalizumab (Xolair), a fortnightly injection for the treatment of allergic asthma in adults and children over 12 years, which data suggests could halve acute asthma exacerbations. The institute said it should only be used if the asthma was still severe and unstable despite efforts to control it with other therapies, and should be used alongside current asthma medications. ...
This article outlines a framework for nurses to further develop their communication skills during interaction with patients. It also shows how to implement this framework in nursing practice.
Allergic rhinitis (AR) is a symptomatic nasal disorder induced by an Immunoglobulin E (IgE) mediated inflammation a…
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Exploring the growing problem of allergySubscription
VOL: 103, ISSUE: 24, PAGE NO: 44Dave Burns, MSc, CertEd, RGN, RNT, is senior lecturer, Edge Hill University, Liverpool, and national training manager, Respiratory Education UK, LiverpoolAllergy develops in atopic individuals who make large amounts of the immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibody in response to…
Cat allergy sparks lower airway inflammationSubscription
Patients with allergic rhinitis triggered by cats or mites are nearly eight times more likely to develop bronchial hyper-responsiveness than those without, a study has shown.
Dave Burns, MSc, RGN, Cert Ed RNTSenior lecturer, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, and national training manager, Respiratory Education UK, Liverpool.Dave Burns outlines the aetiology, pathophysiology and management of allergic rhinitis.