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Key questions on food allergies (1.5 CPD hours)



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Allergy GPSI Dr Adrian Morris answers GP Dr Mandy Fry’s questions on dealing with food allergies in primary care.

Learning objectives

This module will provide a GP -focused review of food allergies, including issues such as:

  • The difference between food allergies and intolerance
  • Diagnosing cows milk allergy in infants
  • Using formula alternatives to cow’s milk
  • Prescribing Epipens and training patients, or their carers, on how to use them
  • Vaccinating children with egg-allergy against influenza and yellow fever
  • Managing oral allergy syndrome
  • Prognostic indicators for the possible resolution of a food allergy

This module was first published on 3 November 2010. It will be reviewed as part of our routine update cycle by 3 November 2012 but will be updated sooner to reflect any key guideline changes.