Pediatric Grand Rounds Archived Webcasts

Why are Allergy and Asthma on the Rise and What Can We Do About It?

Recorded October 19, 2007 at 12:30 PM

Presented by:
Nathan Tang, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Medicine, USF College of Medicine; Director, Allergy Asthma Associates, St. Petersburg, FL

CME credit is no longer available for this program

This program is presented for educational purposes only and is no longer available for CME credit.

Disclosure: None

Clinical Content Reviewer: Juan Dumois, MD

Learning Objectives: As a result of attending this presentation, participants will be able to: recognize that most asthmatic children are allergic; list important allergens that can trigger asthma exacerbation; apply common methods of allergy evaluation and allergen avoidance; discuss current treatments and preventions for allergy and asthma.

Commercial Support: None


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