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Other Allergy modules
Guideline debrief: drug allergy (1.5 CPD hours)
Challenges in allergy (1.5 CPD hours)
Managing food allergy in children (1.5 CPD hours)
Dr Olwen Jones on whether self-taken genital swabs are acceptable in teenagers, speculum examinations in pregnancy and treating recurrent thrush
Consultant cardiologist Dr Angus Nightingale and clinical research fellow Dr Thomas Hinton on blood pressure monitoring, contraindications to general anaesthesia and what blood pressure targets GPs should be aiming for.
Dr Simon Stockley advises on key warning signs for sepsis and referring cases to secondary care
Key questions on food allergies
This module will update your knowledge on food allergies, including:
- How to diagnose cow’s milk protein intolerance in a bottlefed baby
- When a viral cause of symptoms should be suspected rather than food allergy
- Who should be advised to carry an adrenaline autoinjector
- IgE- versus non-IgE mediated reactions
This article was reviewed and updated in January 2017 by Dr Adam Fox.
Dr Adam Fox is a consultant in paediatric allergy at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, London, and Dr David Mass is an allergy GPSI in north west London.
Dr Sara Ritchie is a GP in Stoke Newington, north London.
If you are interested in learning more about allergy, there are many courses and seminars available through the King’s College London Allergy Academy:allergyacademy.org