MOCA Time: Drug allergy vs side effectsFrom September 2020, Why So Salty?
Roy and Goeff discuss the clues to differentiating a drug side effect from a drug hypersensitivity, as well as the different types of hypersensitivity reactions.15min 16Geoff Simon, MD and Roy Benaroch, MD
Paper Chase #3 - PCN AllergyFrom November 2017, The New Flu Review
All children categorized as low-risk by a penicillin allergy questionnaire were found to have negative results for true penicillin allergy. Using this questionnaire may increase use of first-line penicillin antibiotics.6min 27Roy Benaroch, MD and Geoff Simon, MD
Paper Chase #3 | Serious Allergic Reactions Among Kids with Food AllergiesFrom April 2018, Can I Get A Witness?
Open food challenges to foods thought to be allergic most commonly result in no reaction at all. And severe reactions are very rare.5min 41Roy Benaroch, MD and Geoff Simon, MD
Paper Chase #5 | Loratadine vs CetirizineFrom January 2018, Hairballs and Food Babies
Bottom Line: Cetirizine is marginally more effective than loratadine for seasonal allergic rhinitis. •10min 16Roy Benaroch, MD and Geoff Simon, MD
Paper Chase #5: Probiotic SupplementationFrom December 2017, You Pierced Your What, Son!?
Bottom Line: Early probiotic supplementation for the first 6 months of life does not appear to prevent the development of eczema or asthma at 2 years of age.6min 41Roy Benaroch, MD and Geoff Simon, MD