MIMS Education

Practical Approach to the Management of Urticaria

Practical Approach to the Management of Urticaria

Family MedicineGeneral PracticeInternal MedicinePaediatricsAllergy And Immunology
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About this course

Urticaria, the development of evanescent wheals or hives with or without angioedema, is a very common dermatologic condition which can significantly affect patients’ quality of life. Proper management of this condition involves a thorough history and assessment, which includes evaluating disease severity and control. Non-sedating 2nd generation H1-antihistamines are the first line pharmaceutical agent for managing patients with urticaria.

This e-learning module discusses how to evaluate and assess patients with urticaria and provides a guide to its treatment with antihistamines and other medications.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this learning module, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the pathogenesis of urticaria
  • Review the evaluation and assessment of urticaria.
  • Discuss the management options for urticaria based on recent guidelines.

Topics covered

  • Urticaria: Definition, Disease Burden, Pathogenesis
  • Evaluation of urticaria & assessment of disease activity, impact, and control
  • Management of urticaria

1 CPD Point Available

  • Score at least 80% in the multiple-choice quiz.

Keywords: urticaria, hives, hives rash