J M Portnoy

Summary

Affiliation: Children's Mercy Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Immunotherapy for asthma: unfavorable studies
    J M Portnoy
    Section of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 87:28-32. 2001
  2. pmc The biodiversity hypothesis and allergic disease: world allergy organization position statement
    Tari Haahtela
    Skin and Allergy Hospital, Helsinki University Hospital, PO Box 160, 00029, Helsinki, HUCH, Finland
    World Allergy Organ J 6:3. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Sampling for indoor fungi: what the clinician needs to know
    Jay M Portnoy
    The Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 13:165-70. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Health effects of indoor fungi
    Jay M Portnoy
    The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 94:313-9; quiz 319-22, 390. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Utilization patterns in an asthma intervention
    Jay M Portnoy
    Department of Health Management, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:S25-30. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Review of cetirizine hydrochloride for the treatment of allergic disorders
    Jay M Portnoy
    Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 5:125-35. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based allergy diagnostic tests
    Jay M Portnoy
    Section of Allergy Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 6:455-61. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Controversies regarding dampness and mold growth in homes
    Jay M Portnoy
    Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:257-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Immunotherapy for inhalant allergies. Guidelines for why, when, and how to use this treatment
    J M Portnoy
    Section of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Postgrad Med 109:89-90, 93-4, 99-100 passim. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical relevance of spore and pollen counts
    Jay Portnoy
    Section of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 23:389-410, vi. 2003

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Immunotherapy for asthma: unfavorable studies
    J M Portnoy
    Section of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 87:28-32. 2001
    ..Two meta-analyses reached the same conclusion. Because some studies failed to demonstrate efficacy, it is instructive to review reasons why that may have been the case...
  2. pmc The biodiversity hypothesis and allergic disease: world allergy organization position statement
    Tari Haahtela
    Skin and Allergy Hospital, Helsinki University Hospital, PO Box 160, 00029, Helsinki, HUCH, Finland
    World Allergy Organ J 6:3. 2013
    ..Data on behavioural means to induce tolerance are outlined and a proposal made for a Global Allergy Plan to prevent and reduce the global allergy burden for affected individuals and the societies in which they live...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sampling for indoor fungi: what the clinician needs to know
    Jay M Portnoy
    The Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 13:165-70. 2005
    ..Without such standards, it is difficult to compare results from one study with those from another or to measure the effect of indoor fungal contamination on a building and its occupants...
  4. ncbi request reprint Health effects of indoor fungi
    Jay M Portnoy
    The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 94:313-9; quiz 319-22, 390. 2005
    ..To review the nontoxic harmful effects that poor indoor air quality caused by fungi can have on health...
  5. ncbi request reprint Utilization patterns in an asthma intervention
    Jay M Portnoy
    Department of Health Management, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:S25-30. 2006
    ..The NCICAS resulted in decreased symptom days and a trend toward fewer emergency department (ED) visits and hospital admissions in the intervention group compared with the control group...
  6. ncbi request reprint Review of cetirizine hydrochloride for the treatment of allergic disorders
    Jay M Portnoy
    Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 5:125-35. 2004
    ..Interestingly, several clinical studies suggest that cetirizine may be useful in the treatment and prevention of mild asthma...
  7. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based allergy diagnostic tests
    Jay M Portnoy
    Section of Allergy Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 6:455-61. 2006
    ..As proficiency testing of allergy tests becomes more common and the use of tests becomes more consistent, we believe that patients with allergic diseases will benefit...
  8. ncbi request reprint Controversies regarding dampness and mold growth in homes
    Jay M Portnoy
    Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:257-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Immunotherapy for inhalant allergies. Guidelines for why, when, and how to use this treatment
    J M Portnoy
    Section of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Postgrad Med 109:89-90, 93-4, 99-100 passim. 2001
    ..In this article, Dr Portnoy discusses the role of immunotherapy in patients with symptoms triggered by airborne allergens...
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical relevance of spore and pollen counts
    Jay Portnoy
    Section of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 23:389-410, vi. 2003
    ..To take advantage of bioparticulate counts, the public needs to be informed about their meaning and factors that can influence personal exposure...
  11. ncbi request reprint Importance of mold allergy in asthma
    Jay M Portnoy
    Section of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 8:71-8. 2008
    ..Fortunately, symptoms are dose dependent, creating an opportunity to develop clinically effective interventions. Given the right guidance, even patients with severe asthma can create healthy indoor environments...
  12. ncbi request reprint Appropriate allergy testing and interpretation
    Jay M Portnoy
    University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, USA
    Mo Med 108:339-43. 2011
    ..The presence of IgE in the absence of symptoms does not indicate clinical allergy. Nonselective use of large panels of allergens can lead to false positives and misinterpretation of the results, particularly in food allergy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing asthma in young children
    Jay M Portnoy
    Section of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 2:447-52. 2002
    ..Routine use of clinically useful criteria for making the diagnosis, as outlined in this review, may help to simplify the process of making an early diagnosis of asthma...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based strategies for treatment of allergic rhinitis
    Jay M Portnoy
    Section of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 4:439-46. 2004
    ..When used appropriately, this information could become very useful for clinicians, particularly if cost, convenience, and other indirect factors can be included...
  15. ncbi request reprint Home and school environmental assessment and remediation
    Thomas A Lupoli
    Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 9:419-25. 2009
    ..Additional information was obtained from a review of recent textbooks and one professional society's webpage...
  16. doi request reprint Reduced clinic, emergency room, and hospital utilization after home environmental assessment and case management
    Charles S Barnes
    Section of Allergy Asthma Immunology, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 31:317-23. 2010
    ..Thirty-six percent of homes had Stachybotrys above 100 spores/m(3). Home environmental assessment and case management may reduce medical care utilization for children suffering from allergic rhinitis and asthma...
  17. ncbi request reprint Pediatric asthma: a look at adherence from the patient and family perspective
    Christina D Adams
    Developmental and Behavioral Sciences, Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 4:425-32. 2004
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  18. ncbi request reprint Development of an asthma disease management program in a children's hospital
    Kelly Miller
    Patient Care Services, Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 3:491-500. 2003
    ..The asthma disease management program at Children's Mercy Hospital improved the care received, decreased costs, and improved the quality of life for those children with asthma...
  19. doi request reprint The impact of home cleaning on quality of life for homes with asthmatic children
    Charles S Barnes
    The Department of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 29:197-204. 2008
    ..Emphasis on cleaning and cleaning education combined with hypochlorite-based cleaning supplies resulted in significantly improved QOL for families with asthmatic children...
  20. ncbi request reprint Modification of provider behavior to achieve improved asthma outcomes
    Erika M Jones
    Section of Allegy, Asthma and Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 3:484-90. 2003
    ..We concluded that behavior-oriented programs targeted at provider offices can lead to improved asthma care while reducing costs...
  21. ncbi request reprint Allergen immunotherapy in the prevention of asthma
    Chitra Dinakar
    Section of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 4:131-6. 2004
    ..In this paper, we review recent research published proposing immunotherapy as a means of preventing the development of, or at least ameliorating, allergic asthma...
  22. doi request reprint Low-cost interventions improve indoor air quality and children's health
    Linda Johnson
    The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 30:377-85. 2009
    ..01). Simple low-cost interventions directed to producing cleaner indoor air coupled with healthy home education improve the indoor air quality and health in asthmatic children...
  23. ncbi request reprint Sampling for indoor fungi
    Jay M Portnoy
    Section of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 113:189-98; quiz 199. 2004
    ..Without such standards, it is difficult to compare results from one study with those from another or to measure the effect of indoor fungal contamination on a building and its occupants...
  24. ncbi request reprint Stinging insect hypersensitivity: a practice parameter update
    John E Moffitt
    Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, 50 N Brockway St, 3 3, Palatine, IL 60067, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:869-86. 2004
  25. ncbi request reprint Adherence in young children with asthma
    Montserrat M Graves
    University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, and Developmental and Behavioral Sciences, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 6:124-7. 2006
    ..To discuss the unique challenges of managing asthma in young children and to review the literature over the past year with regard to regimen adherence in this relatively understudied population...
  26. ncbi request reprint Outcome measures for asthma disease management
    Julie D K McNairn
    Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 7:231-5. 2007
    ..The identification of successful interventions would guide policy implementation to improve outcomes in patient morbidity and mortality and healthcare costs...
  27. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing asthma in young children
    Mercedes C Amado
    Section of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, The Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 6:101-5. 2006
    ....
  28. doi request reprint The diagnosis and management of anaphylaxis practice parameter: 2010 update
    Phillip Lieberman
    JointCouncil of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, 50NBrockway St, 3 3, Palatine, IL 60067, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 126:477-80.e1-42. 2010
    ..These parameters are not designed for use by pharmaceutical companies in drug promotion...
  29. ncbi request reprint Strategies for primary prevention of atopy in children
    Christina E Ciaccio
    Section of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 8:493-9. 2008
    ..Modifying these factors holds promise for stopping the atopic march in the future. This paper reviews advances that have been made in the primary prevention of atopic disease...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of indoor mold exposure is what allergists do best
    Jay M Portnoy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 90:175. 2003
  31. ncbi request reprint Safety of cetirizine in infants 6 to 11 months of age: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    F Estelle R Simons
    Section of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Manitoba, 820 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3A 1R9
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 111:1244-8. 2003
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Allergy diagnostic testing: an updated practice parameter
    I Leonard Bernstein
    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Ohio, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 100:S1-148. 2008
  33. ncbi request reprint The medical effects of mold exposure
    Robert K Bush
    University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:326-33. 2006
    ..In addition, other purported mold-related illnesses and the data that currently exist to support them are carefully reviewed, as are the currently available approaches for the evaluation of both patients and the environment...
  34. ncbi request reprint Recent advances in asthma management
    Mercedes C Amado
    University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, USA
    Mo Med 103:60-4. 2006
    ..With early diagnosis and effective treatment it should be possible for patients who have asthma to live normal lives...
  35. ncbi request reprint Disease management of atopic dermatitis: an updated practice parameter. Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters
    Donald Y M Leung
    Division of Pediatric Allergy Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, National Jewish Medical and Research Center and University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 93:S1-21. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint Symptom severity assessment of allergic rhinitis: part 1
    Sheldon L Spector
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 91:105-14. 2003
  37. doi request reprint The diagnosis and management of rhinitis: an updated practice parameter
    Dana V Wallace
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:S1-84. 2008
  38. ncbi request reprint What do pollen counts mean?
    Jay M Portnoy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 93:109-10. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis and management of sinusitis: a practice parameter update
    Raymond G Slavin
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:S13-47. 2005
  40. ncbi request reprint Is 3-mm less drowsiness important?
    Jay M Portnoy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 91:324-5. 2003
  41. ncbi request reprint What do allergy skin tests really mean?
    Jay M Portnoy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 89:335-6. 2002