The usage, quality and relevance of information and communications technologies in patients with chronic urticaria: A UCARE study

Patients with chronic conditions are increasingly seeking information from information and communications technologies (ICTs) to manage their health. As of yet, it is not known which general or specific ICTs patients use to obtain information on health-related topics and specifically on CU, or how patients perceive the currently available information via ICTs. Gaining knowledge on this is important to better inform CU patients about their disease, to match the right informational content to the right ICTs, and to provide CU-specific ICT platforms if seen as necessary by patients.

Read more about the results of the first UCARE project at the link below:

https://authors.elsevier.com/sd/article/S1939455120303781

With the sixth consensus meeting on the international EAACI/GA²LEN/EuroGuiDerm guideline for urticaria fast approaching, Professor Marcus Maurer is joined by guideline development group member, Professor Torsten Zuberbier, who explains what we can expect from this new edition.

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In cooperation with many experts, scientists and medthority, a podcast series on the subject of Urticara has been created under the title: All things urticaria. Further episodes are constantly being created. At Apple Podcasts you can currently find all available episodes. You can listen to them in your browser or in Apple Podcasts. Have fun with it....

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The 5th GA²LEN Global Urticaria Forum is an international meeting about urticaria.

In 2020, the meeting will again be held in Berlin (Germany) from Wednesday 1 to Thursday 2 December 2020, with a Welcome Reception on Wednesday.

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For UrticariaDay2020, we recorded a pilot series of podcasts “All things urticaria” with three episodes.

They are available on Spotify and medthority

 

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Review the best practices for chronic spontaneous urticaria and ensure your treatment plan is up-to-date. www.medscape.org/viewarticle/935878

You’ll earn CPD credit from @Medscape Education.

 

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In these podcasts our host, Professor Marcus Maurer, is joined by his friends and colleagues, Professor Ana Giménez-Arnau, Professor Karsten Weller and Professor Martin Metz, to discuss all things urticaria. www.medthority.com

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What is urticaria, what are the causes, what is the prognosis, how can urticaria be treated? Join 30 minutes of live training for patients and tgheir relatives, followed by answering questions using the chat feature

 

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Online-Urtikariawoche des Deutschen Allergie- und Asthmabundes e.V. DAAB

Nesselsucht, Angioödem & Co im Fokus. Vom 1. bis 8.10.2020 werden die Beiträge von hochkarätigen Experten unter www.online-urtikariawoche.de kostenfrei ausgestrahlt.

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Aquagenic urticaria is a rare condition where people have an allergic reaction to water after it contacts their skin. People with aquagenic urticaria can drink water, but they may have an allergic reaction to bathing or showering, sweating, crying, or rainfall. Hives and wheals can develop on the part of the skin that comes into contact with water.

 

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Dr. Kemal Özyurt is inviting UCARE members to participate in a UCARE Session and Workshop which will be held on March 13th, 2020 during the 5th Indercos Congress in Istanbul, Turkey.

For more information, please visit: www.indercos.org/images/UCARE.jpg

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Contact us

GA²LEN coordinating Office
c/o DGAKI
Robert-Koch-Platz 7
10115 Berlin, Germany

UCARE office
Laura Schwenner

info(at)ga2len-ucare.com