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Mechanisms and Treatment of Exacerbations of Asthma
Tuesday, March 4, 2014: 10:45 AM-1:45 PM
Convention Center, Upper Level, Room 1AB
2.75 CME/ 3.30 CE
Primary Moderators:
James E. Gern , MD FAAAAI
Daniel J. Jackson , MD
Learning Objectives:
  1. List the most common viruses and bacteria associated with asthma exacerbations
  2. Discuss mechanisms of virus-allergen interactions that promote exacerbations
  3. List major risk factors for exacerbations of asthma
10:45 AM
Role of Viruses
Eva Kathryn Miller, MD
11:10 AM
Role of Bacteria
Hans Bisgaard, MD DMSci
11:35 AM
How Does Allergic Inflammation Alter the Immune Response to Viruses?
Peter W. Heymann, MD
12:00 PM
Break
12:15 PM
Etiology of Exacerbations in Different Populations
Malcolm R. Sears, MD FAAAAI
12:40 PM
Identifying the Exacerbation-Prone Patient
Ronina A. Covar, MD
1:05 PM
Approaches to the Prevention and Treatment of Exacerbations
Daniel J. Jackson, MD
1:30 PM
Question & Answer
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