Clinical immunology and allergy

ROYAL COLLEGE OBJECTIVES: CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY AND ALLERGY
  1. Symptoms and signs
    • Anaphylaxis
    • Angioedema
    • Urticaria
    • Prolonged fever
    • Recurrent infections
    • Failure to thrive
  2. Conditions
    • Hypersensitivity Reactions, including to
        • drugs and biologics
        • infectious pathogens
        • vaccines
        • food
        • insect stings and bites
    • anaphylaxis and non-ige mediated anaphylaxis
    • acute and chronic urticaria and angioedemia
    • allergic rhinosinusitis
    • autoimmunity disorders
    • immunodeficiency syndromes
  3. Management of the immunocompromised patient
USEFUL WEBSITES
  1. Jeffrey Modell Foundation: http://www.info4pi.org/. Website dedicated to education regarding Primary Immunodeficiencies. Includes educational resources for physicians and for patients.
  2. Canadian Pediatric Society, position statement and practice points: https://www.cps.ca/en/documents/tag/allergy Includes all recently written statements and practice points from the Section of Allergy
LECTURE NOTES AND REVIEW ARTICLES

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Last updated 22 October 2021.