Robert Pesek, Author at Oncology Nurse Advisor

Robert Pesek

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Diagnosis and Management of Allergy to Hymenoptera (and other insect) Stings in Adolescents and Children

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner should know Patients with an IgE-mediated Hymenoptera allergy will typically present with systemic symptoms (described below) that begin within minutes of the sting. Small, local reactions following a sting are common and are a normal response. What are the typical symptoms of Hymenoptera allergy? Reactions following insect stings include local, large…

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