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TP-165 PHYSIOTHERAPY AFTER RADIOSYNOVECTOMY.. Kaouther ZAHRA .. .. Physiotherapy and rehabilitation.. - -
TP-166 PHYSIOTHERAPY AND MAJOR HANDICAP IN HEMO.. Kaouther ZAHRA .. .. Physiotherapy and rehabilitation.. - -
TP-167 Physiotherapy assessment following emerg.. Steven Anthony .. M.D. Goodyear, M-C. Poon, J. H.. Physiotherapy and rehabilitation.. - -
TP-168 Orthoses in pediatric hemophilia patient.. Lawren De Marchi .. Celina Woo, John Wu, Erica Cri.. Physiotherapy and rehabilitation.. - -
MP-168 Effect of Monitoring Daily Physical Acti.. Felipe Querol .. Juan J. Carrasco, Sofía Pérez-.. Quality of life.. - -
MP-169 Understanding Gender-Specific Disease Bu.. Wendy Owens .. Anissa Cyhaniuk, Elaine Chan, .. Quality of life.. - -
TMP-169 Establishment of Plasma Fractionation Ce.. Ampaiwan Chuansumrit .. .. Treatment products, blood safety supply .. - -
TMP-170 The factor concentrate redistribution pr.. Sarah Crymble .. .. Treatment products, blood safety supply .. - -
WP-170 Establishment of a Comprehensive Hemophi.. Rungrote Natesirinilkul .. Asama Arunrithidecha, Somjai S.. Self-infusion and home treatment.. - -
MP-171 Health-related outcomes and caregiver bu.. Maria Mancuso .. Victor Jiménez-Yuste, Peter Tr.. Quality of life.. - -
TP-171 Emergency drugs, health geography intere.. Vincent LEROY .. .. Treatment products, blood safety supply .. - -
WP-171 Collaborative model of home delivery pro.. Juan Eduardo Megías-Vericat .. .. Self-infusion and home treatment.. - -
WP-172 Patient experiences of recording treatme.. Frances Wilkins .. .. Self-infusion and home treatment.. - -
TP-172 Audit of the Laboratory Management of Co.. Martina Williams .. .. Treatment products, blood safety supply .. - -
MP-172 The PROBE Data Dashboard A new tool for.. Alexandra Pastarnak .. .. Quality of life.. - -
MP-173 Pharmacokinetic education combined with .. Sandra van Os .. N. TroopD.P. HartS. BadleR. Pi.. Quality of life.. - -
WP-173 Arterio-Venous Fistula in adults with se.. Debra Pollard .. Elsa Aradom, Molly Musarara, .. Self-infusion and home treatment.. - -
TP-174 Accessibility to drugs in the context of.. Vincent LEROY .. .. Treatment products, blood safety supply .. - -
WP-174 Adult and paediatric experience using a .. Anica Phillott .. .. Self-infusion and home treatment.. - -
WP-175 Nurse-led service development to create .. Sarah Pool .. .. Self-infusion and home treatment.. - -
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Thunderstorm-related asthma in patients sensitised to olea europaea pollen: twenty emergency department visits for asthmatic symptoms in one single day Losappio, Laura1; Heffler, Enrico2; Falco, Antonio1; Contento, Francesco1; Cannito, Cosimo1; Rolla, Giovanni2 1"Dimiccoli" Hospital, Emergency Department, Barletta, Italy; 2University of Torino - AO Mauriziano "Umberto I", Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Torino, Italy

Background: Associations between thunderstorm and asthma morbidity have been reported in several countries. Common to all epidemics of thunderstorm-related asthma is a significant increase in atmospheric allergen load during and immediately after a thunderstorm. Sensitization to Alternaria species or to grass and parietaria pollens has been suggested to play a key role in thunderstorm-related asthma. The only reported event of thunderstorm-related asthma in Mediterranean area was attributed to sensitization to parietaria pollen.

Method: here we describe a series of 20 patients who presented to Emergency Department in Barletta (94,000 inhabitants), Puglia (Italy) for sudden and severe asthmatic symptoms between May 27th and 28th 2010 (from15:36 to 5:02), immediately after a violent thunderstorm which occurred following a very hot morning (mean temperature: 29°C). All the patients have been subsequently visited by an allergist and underwent allergological work-up which included skin prick tests and a careful clinical history. Local pollen counts were available.

Result: Between May 10th and June 10th 2010, 86 Emergency Department asthma visits were recorded, 20 of them during the study day. Patients' mean age was 44.25 +/- 18.5 years (range: 9-81), 8/20 females, 2 smokers, 16 with a previous history of known respiratory allergy. Only two patients regularly took anti-asthma drugs. All 20 patients were sensitized to Olea europaea pollen, 7 of whom were monosensitized. Ten patients were sensitized to grass, 7 to parietaria, 5 to compositae, 5 to cypress, 5 to house dust mites, 3 to dog and 1 to cat danders. No patient was sensitized to Alternaria. Mean pollen count was 17 granules/m3 for Olea europaea, 6 granules/m3 for grass pollen.

Conclusion: This is, in our knowledge, the second epidemic of thunderstorm related asthma described in Mediterranean area and the first one in which sensitization to Olea europaea played a key-role. In conclusion, our report indicates that thunderstorm asthma may involve different allergens (not only fungal spores and grass or parietaria pollen) in different geographic areas, depending on the seasonality of thunderstorms and allergenic pollen.

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