Urticaria (Hives) and Angioedema – Pediatrics | Lecturio

In this lecture, we’ll discuss allergic reactions including anaphylaxis, urticaria, angioedema and food allergy. So there are generally 4 types of hypersensitivity reactions. This is your basic science material. Type 1 is IgE mediated and an example would be anaphylaxis. Type 2 is IgG or IgM mediated antigen on a target cell and an example…

Measuring Blood Pressure – Measuring Vital Signs

Measuring blood pressure. Measuring vital signs belongs to the clinical daily routine. They provide important information about a patient’s physical and physiological status. In addition to measuring respiration rate, pulse rate, and body temperature, it is essential that blood pressure is controlled. Blood pressure is measured on the patient’s bare upper arm, after a three…