Category list : Allergy
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VOL: 103, ISSUE: 25, PAGE NO: 34-35Samantha Walker, RGN, PhDDirector of education, research and development, Education for Health, Warwick. This article reports on a study undertaken to ascertain whether allergy training for primary healthcare professionals would improve the quality of life of patients with allergies.
VOL: 103, ISSUE: 24, PAGE NO: 38Research has shown that structured allergy training for primary care health professionals improves the quality of life of patients with perennial rhinitis.
VOL: 103, ISSUE: 24, PAGE NO: 44Dave BurnsMSc, CertEd, RGN, RNT, is senior lecturer, Edge Hill University, Liverpool, and national training manager, Respiratory Education UK, Liverpool.Burns, D. (2007) Exploring the growing problem of allergy. Nursing Times; 103: 24, 44-45.
Mediterranean diet 'cuts allergy risk'Subscription
A ‘Mediterranean’ diet may protect against allergic rhinitis and asthma symptoms.
VOL: 102, ISSUE: 20, PAGE NO: 41Allergy UK and the General Practice Airways Group (GPIAG) have launched a new awareness campaign to highlight the one- airway approach to managing asthma and allergic rhinitis (AR).
Researchers discover egg allergy treatmentSubscription
Researchers have developed a way to ‘tame’ egg allergy by gradually giving children increased quantities over time.
Nurse-led allergies clinic for childrenSubscription
A life-threatening allergy is a huge and frightening concept for a child and the rest of the family. Educating young patients and their parents, so they know how to live a full, safe life, is just one facet of the working life of Rosemary King, allergy sister and children's research sister at Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust and the local Wellcome Trust clinical research facility (CRF).
The pathophysiology of allergic responsesSubscription
Allergic disease is estimated to affect around 15-20% of the population of the western world, with a two- to three-fold increase being seen in the past 20-30 years (Royal College of Physicians, 2003). It is a condition that has a huge impact on the lives of those who experience it (Bousquet et al, 2001).
Treatment of allergic rhinitis and asthmaSubscription
Allergic rhinitis (AR) is an inflammatory disorder of the nasal mucosa, typified by symptoms of nasal itch, sneeze,…
The role of nurse-led care in allergy managementSubscription
VOL: 101, ISSUE: 31, PAGE NO: 26 Sue Cross, BSc, RN, NPDip, FAANP, is national project manager, WIPPs General Practice Nursing Project