Flashcards in Small Group 7 Allergies Deck (6):
Discuss the sequence of events for development of an allergic reaction. (IgE)
exposure to allergen
production of allergen specific IgE
IgE binds FceRI on mast cells
re-exposure to allergen
IgE cross linking
mast cell degranulation
What mediator is most responsible for sneezing an prutis in allergic rhino conjunctivitis?
Describe the step wise approach to treatment of allergic rhinitis.
What is the dose and route of medication to treat anaphylaxis?
epinephrine 0.3mg IM for an adult, can be administered every 5min as needed
Presentation of treatment of sinus infection with amoxicillin with generalize hives, fever and painful swelling of the knees and ankles is likely what type of hypersensitivity reaction?
Type III- immune complex reaction
note future reactions to this drug can be more severe with quicker onset