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.

In the Journals

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…
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More doctors, patients working together to make medical decisions

January 29, 2018
Doctors and patients are more frequently engaged in the shared decision-making process now than they were in the past, according to findings recently…
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Cesareans increase risk for offspring complications, decrease risk for maternal complications

January 23, 2018
Children delivered by cesarean were at higher risk for obesity and asthma, but cesarean deliveries were linked to a lower risk of pelvic prolapse and…
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ACA reduces out-of-pocket medical expenses

January 22, 2018
The implementation of the ACA reduced out-of-pocket spending for medical care, especially for low-income individuals; however, premium spending…
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School-based telemedicine program decreases severity of asthma

January 18, 2018
The implementation of an urban school-based telemedicine program that promotes preventive care for children with persistent asthma is able to…
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Autism prevalence plateaus among children, adolescents

January 2, 2018
There was no significant increase in the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder among children and adolescents between 2014 and 2016, according to…