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
    Country/TerritoryDenmark
    CityCopenhagen
    Period18/10/1820/10/18
    Internet address

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