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Children's hypersensitivity to cow's milk - Public health aspects and impact on families

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Title: Children's hypersensitivity to cow's milk - Public health aspects and impact on families
Authors: Mikkelsen, Andrea
Issue Date: 17-Feb-2014
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Parts of work: I. Mikkelsen, Rinne-Ljungqvist, Borres, van Odijk. Do Parents Follow Breastfeeding and Weaning Recommendations Given by Pediatric Nurses? A Study With Emphasis on Introduction of Cow’s Milk Protein in Allergy Risk Families. J Pediatr Health Care 2007; 21: 238-244.

II. Mikkelsen, Lissner, Borres. Milk allergy school: Nutritional therapy in group for parents of children with cow’s milk allergy/intolerance in Primary Health Care. Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2005; 16: 86-90.

III. Mikkelsen, Borres, Björkelund, Lissner, Oxelmark. The Food hypersensitivity famiLy ImPact (FLIP) questionnaire- development and first results. Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2013; 24: 574-81.

IV. Mikkelsen, Mehlig, Borres, Oxelmark, Björkelund, Lissner. Monitoring the impact of cow’s milk allergy on children and their families with the FLIP questionnaire – a 6-month follow-up study. Manuscript in preparation.
Date of Defence: 2014-03-07
Disputation: Fredagen den 7 mars 2014, kl. 9.00. Hörsal 2118, Hälsovetarbacken, Arvid Wallgrens Backe 2, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: cow's milk
cow's milk allergy
cow's milk hypersensitivity
nutrition in children
nutrition education
parental stress
quality of life and food allergy
public health
Abstract: Background and aims: Diet during childhood can have lifelong consequences for health. Cow’s milk is regarded as a basic food item in Sweden, but is also the most usual cause of adverse reactions during the first years of life. Parental education is crucial in order to prevent less adequate diet and malnutrition. This is especially important in children in need of special diet. Nutritional treatment affects the child’s health and development and the family’s daily life. Knowledge concerning affec... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8912-8
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