Virtual Journal Club 1: September 7, 2016

September 7, 2016

PDF icon September 7 2016 Virtual Journal Club Credit Claiming Instructions


This live webinar took place on September 7, 2016. Registrants were linked directly to GoToWebinar for this event. There is no recording or link to the content on this site.

If you did not attend the live webinar you are not eligible to claim credit for the activity.


Welcome to the JACI: In Practice Virtual Journal Club! The link to the September 7 webinar follows:

Please note that registration will take place on the GoToWebinar site for this webinar, not on this website. You must click the above link to register.

This evening's journal articles and featured facutly are:

Diagnostic Utility of Urinary LTE4 in Asthma, Allergic Rhinitis, Chronic Rhinosinusitis, Nasal Polyps, and Aspirin Sensitivity (July/August 2016 issue of JACI: In Practice)

  • Ashwini Reddy, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
  • Andrew A. White, MD FAAAAI, Scripps Clinic, San Diego, CA

Individualized Household Allergen Intervention Lowers Allergen Level But Not Asthma Medication Use: A Randomized Controlled Trial (July/August 2016 issue of JACI: In Practice)

  • Brian T. Kelly, MD, St. Paul Allergy and Asthma, St. Paul, MN
  • Robert A. Wood, MD FAAAAI, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

To download PDFs of the articles listed above, please scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the titles of the articles.

Target Audience

  • Allergist/immunologists
  • Fellows-in-training

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to

  • interpret 24 hour urinary leukotriene E4 (LTE4) levels in the evaluation of patients with rhinitis, sinusitis, and asthma 
  • recognize the relationship of increased 24 hour urinary leukotriene E4 (LTE4) levels to aspirin sensitivity and nasal polyps 
  • demonstrate a better understanding of how to conduct and evaluate an environmental intervention studies
  • determine how multifaceted indoor allergen avoidance measures reduce asthma controller therapy in patients with persistent asthma sensitized and exposed to at least one indoor allergen
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 1.00 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/07/2016 - 7:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
09/07/2016 - 8:00pm CDT

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 1.00 CME
    CME credit.


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