Episode 14

14 - Urticaria, Foreign Bodies, and a Special Interview


February 27th, 2022

1 hr 33 mins 11 secs

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About this Episode

Welcome to Episode 14 of “The 2 View,” the podcast for EM and urgent care nurse practitioners and physician assistants!

Show Notes for Episode 14 of “The 2 View” – Urticaria, Foreign Bodies, and a Special Interview


Bernstein JA, Lang DM, Khan DA, et al. The diagnosis and management of acute and chronic urticaria: 2014 update. J Allergy Clin Immunol. Published 2014. Accessed February 11, 2022. https://www.aaaai.org/Aaaai/media/MediaLibrary/PDF%20Documents/Practice%20and%20Parameters/Urticaria-2014.pdf

Radecki RP, MS. Does New IV Urticaria Medication Offer Benefits Over Current Treatments? ACEP Now. Published June 15, 2021. Accessed February 11, 2022. https://www.acepnow.com/article/does-new-iv-urticaria-medication-offer-benefits-over-current-treatments/

Safety of use of high dose antihistamines in difficult-to-control chronic urticaria patients. J Am Acad Dermatol. Published May 1, 2015. Accessed February 11, 2022. https://www.jaad.org/article/S0190-9622(15)00371-0/fulltext

Sarti L, Barni S, Giovannini M, Liccioli G, Novembre E, Mori F. Efficacy and tolerability of the updosing of second-generation non-sedating H1 antihistamines in children with chronic spontaneous urticaria. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. Wiley Online Library. Published August 3, 2020. Accessed February 11, 2022. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/pai.13325

Schaefer P. Acute and Chronic Urticaria: Evaluation and Treatment. Am Fam Physician. Published June 2017. Accessed February 11, 2022. https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0601/p717.html

Winters M. Clinical Practice Guideline: Initial Evaluation and Management of Patients Presenting with Acute Urticaria or Angioedema. AAEM - American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Published July 10, 2006. Accessed February 11, 2022. https://www.aaem.org/resources/statements/position/clinical-practice-guideline-initial-evaluation-and-management-of-patients-presenting-with-acute-urticaria-or-angioedema

Foreign Bodies & Toxic Shock Syndrome

Cone LA, Woodard DR, Byrd RG, Schulz K, Kopp SM, Schlievert PM. A recalcitrant, erythematous, desquamating disorder associated with toxin-producing staphylococci in patients with AIDS. J Infect Dis. NIH. PubMed.gov. Published April 1992. Accessed February 11, 2022. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/1552193/

Contou D, Colin G, Travert B, et al. Menstrual Toxic Shock Syndrome: A French Nationwide Multicenter Retrospective Study. Clin Infect Dis. Oxford Academic. Published January 15, 2022. Accessed February 11, 2022. https://academic.oup.com/cid/article-abstract/74/2/246/6255963

Parsonnet J, Hansmann MA, Delaney ML, et al. Prevalence of Toxic Shock Syndrome Toxin 1-Producing Staphylococcus aureus and the Presence of Antibodies to This Superantigen in Menstruating Women. J Clin Microbiol. NCBI. Published September 2005. Accessed February 11, 2022. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1234102/

Shands KN, Schmid GP, Dan BB, et al. Toxic-Shock Syndrome in Menstruating Women: Association with Tampon Use and Staphylococcus aureus and Clinical Features in 52 cases. N Engl J Med. Published December 18, 1980. Accessed February 11, 2022. https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/nejm198012183032502?casa_token=GVNPVVA8uB4AAAAA:LQTf1B8PlxwffYbLmuOeWnteCLdkKtwEydZDKn2lYW-NoNe8953D58cgSMnWVnwbN136BWtd23zr

Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome: All You Need to Know. Cdc.gov. Published November 23, 2021. Accessed February 11, 2022. https://www.cdc.gov/groupastrep/diseases-public/streptococcal-toxic-shock-syndrome.html

Toxic Shock Syndrome (Other Than Streptococcal) (TSS) 2011 case definition. Cdc.gov. Reviewed April 16, 2021. Accessed February 11, 2022. https://ndc.services.cdc.gov/case-definitions/toxic-shock-syndrome-2011/

Foreign Bodies Continued - Management

Coskun A, Erkan N, Yakan S, Yıldirim M, Cengiz F. Management of rectal foreign bodies. World J Emerg Surg. Published March 13, 2013. Accessed February 11, 2022. https://wjes.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1749-7922-8-11

O’Malley G, O’Malley R. Body Packing and Body Stuffing. Merck Manuals Professional Edition. Reviewed/Revised May 2020. Accessed February 11, 2022. https://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/special-subjects/recreational-drugs-and-intoxicants/body-packing-and-body-stuffing

Guest Interview: Kenny Walks Across America

Facebook. Facebook.com. Accessed February 11, 2022. https://www.facebook.com/KennywalksacrossAmerica

Kenny Walks Across America. Kenny Walks Across America. Accessed February 11, 2022. http://www.kennywalksacrossamerica.com

Recurring Sources

Center for Medical Education. Ccme.org. http://ccme.org

The Proceduralist. Theproceduralist.org. http://www.theproceduralist.org

The Procedural Pause. Emergency Medicine News. Lww.com. https://journals.lww.com/em-news/blog/theproceduralpause/pages/default.aspx

The Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine. Thesgem.com. http://www.thesgem.com

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