TITLE

Allergen immunotherapy: does it work and, if so, how and for how long?

AUTHOR(S)
Robinson, Douglas S.
PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
Thorax;Aug2000 Supplement 1, Vol. 55, pS11
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
67205600

 

Related Articles

  • Relief for patients with severe allergies. Putman, Heidi; May, Kathleen R. // RN;Jun2001, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p26 

    Discusses advice for providing allergen immunotherapy, a treatment for patients with severe allergies. How the treatment works; Treatment protocols for immunotherapy; Guidelines for observing patients for severe reactions; Treatment of less serious reactions to allergens.

  • IMMUNOTHERAPY FOR HAY FEVER AND ALLERGIC RESPIRATORY CONDITIONS.  // Foods Matter (UK);Jun2008, p6 

    The article discusses how immunotherapy can help in treating hay fever and allergic respiratory conditions. Immunotherapy is considered a long-term treatment for allergy that aids in reducing an individual's reaction to an allergen. The principle of how it works is compared to that of a...

  • Immunotherapy for hay fever: An introduction. Dixon, Lisa J.; Smith, Susan // Practice Nursing;Apr2009, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p188 

    The article discusses how immunotherapy works and how it can be used to prevent hay fever symptoms in patients. According to the article, seasonal allergic rhinitis, or hay fever, affects approximately 26% of adults in Great Britain. The symptoms associated with hay fever and its common...

  • Nasal congestion. Pinkowski, Mary Desmond // Patient Care;May2003, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p17 

    Presents a medical case of 40-year-old woman with nasal congestion. Cause of the patient's symptoms; Information on how to reduce an airborne cat allergen; Criteria for allergen anti-IgE immunotherapy.

  • Management of the polyallergic patient with allergy immunotherapy: a practice-based approach. Demoly, Pascal; Passalacqua, Giovanni; Pfaar, Oliver; Sastre, Joaquin; Wahn, Ulrich // Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology;1/11/2016, Vol. 12, p1 

    Background: The great majority (60-80%) of patients consulting specialist physicians for allergic respiratory disease are polysensitized and thus may be potentially clinically polyallergic. However, management approaches to allergen immunotherapy (AIT) in polysensitized and polyallergic patients...

  • Make your smile instantly whiter with new Colgate Max White One Optic.  // Daily Mail;6/19/2014, p25 

    How does it work?

  • The cost-effectiveness of specific allergen immunotherapy. Cohn, John R. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Jun2011, Vol. 90 Issue 6, p244 

    The author assesses the cost-effectiveness of specific allergen immunotherapy (SIT). He concedes that examining the cost-effectiveness of SIT has some difficulty, given that SIT is linked to relatively high-costs but with an exception of long-term benefits. The author discusses how treating...

  • And while we are waiting ... how to complain if money goes missing.  // Mail on Sunday;8/17/2014, p91 

    HOW DOES THE CLEARING PROCESS WORK?

  • Peptide-mediated regulation of the allergic immune response. Hoyne, Gerard F.; Lamb, Jonathan R. // Immunology & Cell Biology;Apr1996, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p180 

    A major key to successful immunotherapy may depend on altering the qualitative nature of the immune response in allergic patients. In this reveiew we examine how immune responses to environmental allergens are regulated, and the mechanisms used by the immune system to prevent allergic...

  • If not a cold, you may have seasonal allergies. Gray, Chrissy // Hays Free Press (Buda, TX);3/17/2010, Vol. 106 Issue 50, p2C 

    The article offers tips on how to minimize allergen exposure.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics