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Anaphylaxis to foods

Authors

  • Graham Roberts

    1. David Hide Asthma and Allergy Research Centre, Isle of Wight and Paediatric Allergy and Respiratory Medicine, Southampton University Hospital NHS Trust, Southampton, UK
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Graham Roberts, Paediatric Allergy and Respiratory Medicine, University Child Health (MP803), Southampton University Hospital NHS Trust, Tremona Road, Southampton SO16 6YD
Tel.: 02380796160
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E-mail: g.c.roberts@soton.ac.uk

Abstract

Three crucial areas of the management of anaphylaxis due to food allgery are discussed: making a diagnosis, deciding who needs a self-injectable adrenaline device and spotting the novel allgern. Managing children and teenagers with anaphylaxis is challenging due to the lack of available evidence that specific addresses these issue. The available evidence is presented and discussed.

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