Oral food challenge and food allergy quality of life in caregivers of children with food allergy.

@article{Franxman2015OralFC,
  title={Oral food challenge and food allergy quality of life in caregivers of children with food allergy.},
  author={Timothy J. Franxman and Laura E. Howe and Esther R Teich and Matthew Greenhawt},
  journal={The journal of allergy and clinical immunology. In practice},
  year={2015},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={50-6}
}
BACKGROUND Food allergy is associated with diminished patient and caregiver quality of life (QoL). Although oral food challenge (OFC) improves QoL of individuals with food allergy, its effects on caregiver QoL are unknown. OBJECTIVES To determine if differences in caregiver QoL exist based on their child undergoing OFC. METHODS Caregivers of individuals with food allergy who underwent OFCs between 2001 and 2012 at the University of Michigan Food Allergy Center completed the Food Allergy… CONTINUE READING
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