Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University Health Center
Allergic diseases affect up to 30% of the population. In children, food allergies and medication allergies are common diagnoses but ae they real? Upto 90% of adults, labelled as allergic to penicillin as children, are found not to be allergic on challenge. So what do we need to do to prevent misdiagnosis? In the realm of food allergy, sweeping changes are occuring. Prevention strategies are being introduced with some success but there are pitfalls to be avoided. these will be discussed.
13:40 - 15:45
|Plenary - 4||Practical approach to the pediatric asthma guidelines: What’s new?||Westmount/Outremont|
16:00 - 17:00
|Workshops - F||Pediatric allergy pitfalls: What every physician needs to know|