WFH 2016 World Congress


24-28 July 2016 Orlando
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-PP-T-59 An introduction to The Cost of Haemophil.. Charlotte Camp .. Liz Carroll, David Hughes, Tom.. Health and Social Economics.. - -
-PP-M-59 Causes and consequences in hospitalizati.. Jung Woo .. Jung Woo Han, Seung Min Hahn, .. Hemophilia Programs and Organizations.. - -
-PP-M-60 The Catalan Association of Hemophilia ce.. Otilia Ragull .. Otilia Ragull.. Hemophilia Programs and Organizations.. - -
-PP-T-60 The cost of severe haemophilia in five E.. Charlotte Camp .. Jamie OHara, David Hughes, Tom.. Health and Social Economics.. - -
-PP-W-60 Rate of central venous line infections i.. Crystal Blankenship .. Crystal Blankenship, Nancy Lew.. Infectious complications.. - -
-PP-T-61 Estimating the potential cost of a high .. Abiola Oladapo .. Abiola Oladapo.. Health and Social Economics.. - -
-PP-W-61 Twenty-three years of HIV infection in h.. Maria Coutinho .. Eugénia Cruz.. Infectious complications.. - -
-PP-M-61 Medical care provided by a private clini.. Masue Kajiwara .. Masue KajiwaraKeiji NogamiMido.. Hemophilia Programs and Organizations.. - -
-PP-M-62 Collaboration between National Member Or.. Patrick Finders-Binje .. Patrick Finders-Binje.. Hemophilia Programs and Organizations.. - -
-PP-T-62 The relationship between bleeding freque.. Charlotte Camp .. Jamie OHara, David Hughes, Sha.. Health and Social Economics.. - -
-PP-W-62 Treatment of HCV Infected Young Hemophil.. Katalin Koehler-Vajta .. Katalin Koehler-Vajta.. Infectious complications.. - -
-PP-W-63 Treatment of chronic hepatitis C (CHC) i.. Panagiota Ioannidou .. Ioannidou PanagiotaKouramba An.. Infectious complications.. - -
-PP-T-63 Home infusion model can reduce factor co.. Joan Couden .. Joan Couden, RN BSN, Kirstin S.. Health and Social Economics.. - -
-PP-M-63 Expectations and Concerns towards the Up.. Sylvia von .. Sylvia von Mackensen.. Hemophilia Programs and Organizations.. - -
-PP-M-64 Regional hemophilia project in Turkey.. Basak Koc .. Bulent Zulfikar.. Hemophilia Programs and Organizations.. - -
-PP-T-64 Impact of mild to severe hemophilia on e.. Susan Cutter .. Susan Cutter.. Health and Social Economics.. - -
-PP-T-65 U. S. Hemophilia Physician Prescribing P.. Brenda Kay .. Marion Koerper, Judith Baker, .. Health and Social Economics.. - -
-PP-M-65 Hemophilia : A single-centre experience .. Hande K?z?locak .. Nihal OzdemirGurcan DikmeBegum.. Hemophilia Programs and Organizations.. - -
-PO-W-65 managing infectious complications of hem.. sihem kebaili .. SALHI NAWEL, N SIDIMANSOUR .. Infectious complications.. - -
-PO-M-66 Be-Coag, the hemophilia card with a basi.. Patrick Finders-Binje .. Patrick Finders-Binje.. Hemophilia Programs and Organizations.. - -
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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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