Recognition and management of pediatric food allergy in the emergency department

Hemant P. Sharma, Darlene K. Mansoor, Irene J. Mikhail, Cindy Nguyen, Bruce Klein

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Abstract

Recently, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases sought to establish consistency in definitions, diagnostic criteria, and management practices concerning food allergies (FAs). This review aimed to summarize and highlight the relevant findings of these guidelines for the emergency department provider, as pediatric patients often present to the emergency department with FAs or other disorders mimicking FAs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)527-536
Number of pages10
JournalPediatric Emergency Care
Volume29
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2013

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Practice Management
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Keywords

  • anaphylaxis
  • food allergy
  • treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Emergency Medicine

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Recognition and management of pediatric food allergy in the emergency department. / Sharma, Hemant P.; Mansoor, Darlene K.; Mikhail, Irene J.; Nguyen, Cindy; Klein, Bruce.

In: Pediatric Emergency Care, Vol. 29, No. 4, 04.2013, p. 527-536.

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Sharma, Hemant P. ; Mansoor, Darlene K. ; Mikhail, Irene J. ; Nguyen, Cindy ; Klein, Bruce. / Recognition and management of pediatric food allergy in the emergency department. In: Pediatric Emergency Care. 2013 ; Vol. 29, No. 4. pp. 527-536.
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