13th Congress of the European Pain Federation 2023


20-22 September Budapest
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P-473 ASSESSMENT OF THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN PAT.. Evanthia Asimakopoulou .. M. Georgiou, H. Moditi, P. Zav.. Neuromodulative therapies.. - -
P-480 PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR THE TREATMENT OF.. Serges Perrot .. Rassa Pegahi.. Pharmacological therapies.. - -
P-541 INTER- AND INTRA-TESTER RELIABILITY OF P.. Niklas Särkilahti .. .. Pain in the neck and cervicoradicular pa.. - -
P-543 CHARACTERISATION OF NEW-ONSET CHRONIC MU.. Omar Khoja .. Omar Khoja, Matthew Mulvey, Sa.. COVID-19 associated pain.. - -
P-554 INTER- AND INTRA-TESTER RELIABILITY OF W.. Niklas Särkilahti .. .. Pain in the neck and cervicoradicular pa.. - -
P-559 MAXILLARY SINUSITIS RESEMBLING TRIGEMINA.. Ju Won Kim .. .. Orofacial pain.. - -
P-562 INTERVENTIONAL PATHWAY IN THE MANAGEMENT.. Hayun Lee .. Kukreja, Y. Gopinath, N. .. Long-term post-surgical pain.. - -
P-565 EXPERIENCES OF PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC LOW.. Juan V. Luciano .. .. Psychological therapies.. - -
P-589 PHARMACISTS ROLE IN CANCER PAIN MANAGEME.. Evangelos Aliferis .. .. Cancer pain.. - -
P-701 Higher work-related fear-avoidance behav.. Martin Argus .. Darja Predbannikkova, Mati Pää.. Other.. - -
P-713 AMAZONE: PREVENTION OF PERSISTENT PAIN A.. Anne Lukas .. .. Preventive Strategies.. - -
P-717 THE ROLE OF PHYSIOTHERAPY IN CANCER CARE.. Nirit Rotem .. .. Cancer pain.. - -
P-731 ROCCO PROJECT : A ONE-YEAR FOLLOW UP STU.. Massimo Allegri .. M. Vitali, M. Maggioni, M. S.. COVID-19 associated pain.. - -
P-756 THE HUMAN FIGURE DRAWINGS: SPECIFIC PATT.. Jean-Jacques Vatine .. Hana Karpin, Irit Weissman-Fog.. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.. - -
P-758 THE STAR CARE PATHWAY FOR CHRONIC PAIN A.. Julie Bruce .. .. Non-pharmacological interventions or the.. - -
P-776 SAFETY OF ULTRASOUND-GUIDED CONVENTIONAL.. Ana Melendez Laborda .. Alfredo Rodriguez Pérez, André.. Interventional blockade therapies.. - -
P-804 The psychological research of the pain p.. Noémi Császár-Nagy .. Császár-Nagy , S. Takács , Z. .. Psychology.. - -
P-822 LOW-DOSE NALTREXONE COMPARED TO PLACEBO .. Juan V. Luciano .. .. Pharmacological therapies.. - -
P-840 CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES ARE THE MOST PRE.. Lenka Katila .. Annica Rhodin, Rolf Karlsten.. Pharmacological therapies.. - -
P-882 SITE MATTERS: CENTRAL NEUROPATHIC PAIN C.. Luciana Barbosa .. .. Central neuropathic pain.. - -

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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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