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Flashcards in Small Group 7 Allergies Deck (6):
1

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

2

What mediator is most responsible for sneezing an prutis in allergic rhino conjunctivitis?

histamine

3

Describe the step wise approach to treatment of allergic rhinitis.

avoidance
anti-histamine
nasal coriticostroids
allergy immunotherapy

4

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

5

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

6

What is the rule of two?

controller medication should be used for someone suffering asthma if they have daytime symptoms more than twice a week and nocturnal symptoms more than twice per month