In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in allergy and immunology. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

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Emergency epinephrine use not common among adults with allergies

July 6, 2018
Only 48% of adults experiencing a severe allergic reaction used an epinephrine auto-injector, according to findings recently published in the Annals
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Number of self-employed health care professionals drops 10% since 2001

June 29, 2018
The percentage of health care professionals who were self-employed declined and the gap in earnings between employed and self-employed health care…
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Newest member of allergic march: eosinophilic esophagitis

June 29, 2018
A link found between allergic comorbidities and an eosinophilic esophagitis diagnosis suggests that the painful inflammation of the esophagus may be…
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Tonsillectomies, adenoidectomies increase risk of later disease in children

June 27, 2018
Pediatric tonsillectomies and adenoidectomies increase the risk of upper respiratory tract diseases and slightly increase the risk for other
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Nasal brush successfully tests for genetic biomarkers of mild, moderate asthma

June 25, 2018
A genetic biomarker of asthma collected from a nasal swab can accurately diagnose asthma in patients with mild to moderate symptoms. The
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New study suggests ‘Right to Try’ may undo efforts on patient safety

June 15, 2018
The balance between investigational new drug access and protection of patients from therapies without established safety the FDA built during the…
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Food allergies common in children with autism

June 8, 2018
Food allergies were the most common of allergic conditions found in children with autism, according to findings recently published in JAMA Network
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Avoid overwhelming patients with preventive guidelines

June 7, 2018
The more preventive care options that middle-aged and older patients received, the less likely they were to follow such options, according to…
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Increased physician supervision does not reduce medical errors

June 5, 2018
Increasing direct attending supervision and participation during work rounds did not significantly impact the rate of medical errors or patient…
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Dupilumab safe, effective for treatment of uncontrolled asthma

June 1, 2018
Dupilumab, a drug typically used to treat moderate-to-severe eczema, may assist in reducing the rate of severe exacerbation in those aged 12 years