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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Education, care time unaffected by limited work shifts for trainees

March 20, 2018
Limited shifts and workweeks for internal medicine trainees and interns, compared with flexible models that allow first-year residents to work longer…
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AAP: Support diversity in patients, medical community

March 19, 2018
The mission of the AAP has been further bolstered in a statement issued by the organization, which promotes pediatric health and well-being for all…
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Parental asthma linked to bipolar disorder in offspring

March 16, 2018
Study findings demonstrated a link between parental asthma and bipolar disorder in their children, according to data published in Schizophrenia
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Quadrupling inhaled steroid dose reduces severe asthma attacks

March 13, 2018
During worsening asthma control, a self-management plan involving a temporary four-times increase in the dose of inhaled glucocorticoids reduced…
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US health care spending double other countries, use rates similar

March 13, 2018
The United States spent almost twice as much as other high-income countries on health care, but the use of health care in the U.S. closely aligned…
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More than a third of physicians meet burnout criteria

February 21, 2018
Approximately one-third of physicians experience characteristics of burnout, such as emotional exhaustion and depersonalization, which often led to…
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Maternal peanut consumption, early introduction protect against allergy

February 19, 2018
Infants of mothers who consume peanuts while breast-feeding and directly introduce their child to the food by 12 months of age are less likely to be
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Short-acting asthma medications lower female fertility

February 15, 2018
Women who used intermittent relievers to manage their asthma were more likely to have problems conceiving, according to data recently published in…
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Medical scribes do not hinder physician workflow, patient satisfaction

February 5, 2018
Findings published in the Journal of Clinical Rheumatology revealed that physicians and their patients exhibited positive views of their experiences…
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ACAAI encourages use of telemedicine in allergy care

February 2, 2018
In a new position statement, the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology advocates for physicians to incorporate meaningful and sustained…