Urticaria 1

Published on April 27, 2016   31 min

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Hi, my name is Lauren Fine. I'm an Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine in the Department of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine in Miami, Florida. Today, we're going to be talking about topic of Urticaria.
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At the conclusion of this activity, you should be able to do the following: One, define the current classification of urticaria. Next, understand the impact of urticaria on your patients' quality of life. Three, explain the pathophysiology of urticaria and proficiently recognize the symptoms associated with urticaria. You should be able to describe different conditions related to chronic urticaria populations. You should be able to also describe the appropriate treatment for chronic urticaria, according to the clinical guidelines and international standard. And lastly, you should be able to interpret the results of research on old and new, and emerging treatments for chronic urticaria to make appropriate and personalized treatment decisions based on the current evidence.