• Few PCPs ‘proficient' in early peanut introduction

    13 days ago - By Healio

    Only 12% of primary care physicians surveyed correctly answered all the questions regarding early peanut introduction, according to findings presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Scientific Meeting.
    “As first line clinicians, PCPs have an important role in the prevention of food allergy.... By identifying knowledge gaps, we can target future interventions to improve practical application of the guidelines,” researchers wrote.
    They presented a series of clinical presentation scenarios to 138 PCPs within one hospital.
    In addition to those 12% who
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