n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Common allergy problems in clinical practice : guest editorial
|Article Title||Common allergy problems in clinical practice : guest editorial|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Publication Date||Sep 2005|
Extracted from text ... Allergic diseases now affect between 20% and 30% of the South African population. Progress in the understanding of the immunological processes underlying the allergic response has been exponential in recent years and has led to new anti-allergic medications and to more precise diagnostic tests to confirm allergy and to monitor allergic reactions. Confirmation of the efficacy and safety of sublingual allergen immunotherapy for the treatment of house dust mite and grass pollen allergic rhinitis by a Cochrane review, 1 means that allergen immunotherapy can be safely conducted for allergic rhinitis sufferers beyond the specialised allergy centres. This has particular application ..
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