Symptom classification exposed: does it measure up?

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Abstract

Managing food allergy requires vigilance, yet mistakes can occur. To appreciate if symptom severity is understood - teenagers, parents and the general public were asked to classify 4 symptoms - mild / moderate or severe. This was measured against how 15 allergy specialists would classify the same symptoms. Hypothesis is that if living with food allergy, participants would be able to correctly identify severity (as food allergy can be life threatening). Results show that this is not the case.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 16 Oct 2018
EventFAAM 2018
: Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Meeting
- Tivoli Hotel and Congress Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
Duration: 18 Oct 201820 Oct 2018
https://www.eaaci.org/images/eaaci-meetings/focused/FAAM2018/161018_FinalProgram_LR.pdf (conference program)
https://www.eaaci.org/focused-meetings/faam-2018 (conference website)
https://erasmus.eventsair.com/QuickEventWebsitePortal/faam2018/onlineprogramme/Speaker (conference speakers)

Conference

ConferenceFAAM 2018
Abbreviated titleFood Allergy
CountryDenmark
CityCopenhagen
Period18/10/1820/10/18
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