Archive for the ‘Allergy Clinic’ Category

Tonsiliths

A story to share from clinic. This is one of those stories that is very common in daily life, but not all that common in the clinic. My guess is that the referring provider may not have experienced this, had never known anyone to have this complaint, and probably never had a parent express these […]

June 8, 2016 · fleickly · No Comments
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An Interesting Day in Clinic- Peanut Allergy

I posted this story on my Facebook medical page- Bad day for peanut allergy in clinic today. We got rid of the diagnosis of peanut allergy in three children in one day! We did peanut challenges on a 5 year old, a 2 year old, and an 8 month old. Two passed the food challenge- […]

June 11, 2015 · fleickly · No Comments
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Squeekin Deacon- You made my day

This made my day. Deac is a young man who I have been seeing  for his asthma for 6 years . I was very impressed by the memo he wrote for himself regarding his condition and his medications. He knows I always ask and I ask him about his medications. This time he had everything written […]

April 4, 2012 · fleickly · No Comments
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Changing Clinics

I am making a major change in clinical practice. For some time now I have struggled with the need to see more children who need food challenges to help clear-up the issue of sensitization vs. true food allergy. My guess is that the immediate future for allergy is to help families who have been given […]

April 4, 2012 · fleickly · No Comments
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Making and Keeping Appointments

An interesting thing happened in the offices (Riley and North) this past month. I had only one new patient not arrive for a new allergy appointment. That represents a 98% rate of show for my new patients. That is great!! As with many offices, we also struggle with appointments made but not kept. What happened […]

February 1, 2012 · fleickly · 4 Comments
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