Category Archives: Allergy

Influence of Pretest Probability From History on Posttest Probability of OA

Although the probability of OA from history cannot be accurately quantified, a typical history and consistent exposure could lead to a high pretest probability (eg, > 70%) before additional investigations are performed. This pretest probability influences the posttest probability of OA after the performance of subsequent investigations such as methacholine challenge and/or the assessment of […]

Read More

Allergic Ashtma: Suffocated by Love

Relationship begins with your birth family and spirals outward to include friendship, love, parenting, work, and spiritual development. When you Focus on asthma as sociorelational, you might ask yourself who you are allergic to, as well as what. For example: Is it the feather filling in your mother’s (sister’s, friend’s) down sofa that makes you […]

Read More