By Stephen T. Holgate MD DSc FRCP FRCPE MRC, Martin K. Church MPHARM PhD DSc, Fernando D Martinez MD, Lawrence M. Lichtenstein MD PhD
This complete, clinically orientated full-color source provides you with a wealth of distinctive info at the analysis, remedy, and administration of allergic diseases—from bronchial asthma to urticaria. completely up to date to mirror trendy wisdom, this third version positive factors all the most up-to-date advancements in hypersensitivity and immunology. Plus, a constant, logical association places very important details at your fingertips.
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If no response within 2 days or deterioration, consult physician or call emergency number Case C. Persistent symptoms with severe attacks requiring emergency treatment or oral steroids 1. Increased inhaled steroids promptly if symptoms not responsive to bronchodilator; dose increased up to at least 3000 µg/day BDP or equivalent 2. Add oral theophylline to maximum tolerated dose to give blood level 10–15 µg/mL 3. If deteriorating or no response within 24 hours and peak flow persistently < 70% of best, start or increase oral steroids.
Widely used for routine clinical testing (Fig. 12). The standard technique uses a dosimeter, but it can also be given by tidal breathing. Methacholine challenge is well tolerated and recovery after challenge is rapid. With all testing of non-specific bronchial hyperresponsiveness, it is assumed that the test does not itself increase bronchial hyperresponsiveness. This is in contrast to allergen challenge, which can produce a late reaction (after 6 hours) and is often followed by prolonged increases in bronchial hyperresponsiveness.
If deteriorating or no response within 24 hours and peak flow persistently < 70% of best, start or increase oral steroids. e. 50 mg/day for 6 days, or 60 mg tailing to 10 mg over 12 days. Consult physician if starting oral steroids. Seek advice if not responding within 24 hours on steroids Emergency telephone numbers will depend on the system but all patients with asthma should know how to obtain emergency advice or treatment. Some patients start attacks with increased sinus symptoms and may require antibiotics.
Allergy by Stephen T. Holgate MD DSc FRCP FRCPE MRC, Martin K. Church MPHARM PhD DSc, Fernando D Martinez MD, Lawrence M. Lichtenstein MD PhD