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Mayo Clinic Talks Episode 196: Allergies and Anaphylaxis

Mayo Clinic Talks

Mayo Clinic Talks Podcast

Episode 196: Allergies and Anaphylaxisy

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Recorded March, 2020

James T C Li, M.D., Ph.D.

The topic of anaphylaxis is reviewed including its causes, management and potential complications by James T C Li, M.D., Ph.D., an allergist from the Division of Allergic Disease from the Mayo Clinic.

Specific topics discussed include the following:
•    Truths vs. myths regarding anaphylaxis
•    Common manifestations and presentations of anaphylaxis
•    Triggers which more commonly produce an anaphylactic reaction
•    Anaphylaxis in patients without a history of allergies
•    When to use antihistamines in treating an allergic reaction
•    When and how to prescribe epinephrine in treating patients with a history of allergic reactions
•    Issues related to epinephrine auto-injectors
•    Natural history of allergies over time
•    Developments in peanut allergies
•    Management of an anaphylactic reaction

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Target Audience

This course is intended for primary care providers: physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the Mayo Clinic Talks Podcast course, learners should be able to:

  • Describe the current treatment recommendations for patients with hyperlipidemia.
  • List the various categories of hypertension.
  • Describe the current pharmacologic treatment available for patients with osteoporosis.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.25 Attendance
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Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Available Credit

  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.25 Attendance


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