How do teenagers manage their food allergies?
Monks, H., Gowland, M.H., MacKenzie, H., Erlewyn-Lajeunesse, M., King, R., Lucas, J.S. and Roberts, G. (2010) How do teenagers manage their food allergies? Clinical & Experimental Allergy, 40, (10), 1533-1540. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2222.2010.03586.x). (PMID:20682004).
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A significant number of teenagers demonstrate risk-taking behaviour in the management of their food allergies. Teenagers also felt it would be helpful for their peers to be educated about food allergy. This novel strategy might help them to avoid trigger foods and enable teenagers to access help more readily if they suffer a reaction.
|Keywords:||food allergy, paediatrics, quality of life|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QR Microbiology > QR180 Immunology
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Infection, Inflammation and Repair
|Date Deposited:||04 Feb 2011 10:00|
|Last Modified:||02 Jul 2012 14:21|
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