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Diversity of prominent moths (Lepi-doptera: Noctuoidea: Notodontidae) in the cloud forests of northeastern Ecuador, with descriptions of 27 new species. Annals of the Entomologi-cal Society of America. In press. Diversity cascades in alfalfa fields: From plant quality to agroecosystem diversity. Environmental Entomology 37:947-955. Synergistic effects of(More)
Primary immunodeficiencies comprise many diseases caused by genetic defects primarily affecting the immune system. About 150 such diseases have been identified with more than 120 associated genetic defects. Although primary immunodeficiencies are quite rare in incidence, the prevalence can range from one in 500 to one in 500 000 in the general population,(More)
The AAAAI and ACAAI have jointly accepted responsibility for establishing ''Adverse reactions to vaccines practice parameter 2012 update.'' This is a complete and comprehensive document at the current time. The medical environment is a changing environment, and not all recommendations will be appropriate for all patients. Because this document incorporates(More)
(ACAAI) have jointly accepted responsibility for establishing ''Attaining optimal asthma control: A practice parameter.'' This is a complete and comprehensive document at the current time. The medical environment is a changing environment, and not all recommendations will be appropriate for all patients. Because this document incorporated the efforts of(More)
BACKGROUND Because of concerns about the safety of long-acting β(2)-agonist (LABA) use in patients with asthma, withdrawal of the LABA is recommended by the US Food and Drug Administration once asthma is controlled by combination therapy with a LABA and inhaled corticosteroid (ICS). OBJECTIVE To perform a systematic review and meta-analysis assessing(More)
BACKGROUND We sought to assess self-rated importance of the medical interview to clinical practice and competence in physician-patient communication among new internal medicine faculty at an academic medical center. METHODS Since 2001, new internal medicine faculty at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (Rochester, Minnesota) have completed a survey on(More)
Category of evidence Ia Evidence from meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Ib Evidence from at least one randomized controlled trial IIa Evidence from at least one controlled study without ran-domization IIb Evidence from at least one other type of quasiexperimen-tal study III Evidence from nonexperimental descriptive studies, such as comparative(More)
have jointly accepted responsibility for establishing " Emergency Department Diagnosis and Treatment of Anaphylaxis. " This is a complete and comprehensive document at the current time. The medical environment is a changing environment, and not all recommendations will be appropriate for all patients. Because this document incorporated the efforts of many(More)
We present a user-friendly visual representation of The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease and the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network criteria so as to enhance recognition of anaphylaxis and active teaching and learning.