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Lecture Overview

Did you know that food is not the top cause of anaphylactic fatalities? The correct answer may surprise you. Join Dr Dean Tey for this highly informative and in-depth presentation on immune-mediated allergies in children. Learn about the latest guidelines and recommendations to prevent allergy, as well as how to manage reactions.


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Dean Tey

Dean graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2001. He then pursued his passion in paediatrics, training at the Royal Children’s Hospital, where he subsequently subspecialised in the field of allergy and immunology. He is the editor of the current eighth edition of the Paediatric Handbook, a popular text used by many medical students and healthcare professionals. As a consultant at the Department of Allergy and Immunology, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Dean enjoys an active role in teaching medical students, junior training doctors, and general practitioners. He has research involvement with the probiotic and peanut oral immunotherapy (PPOIT) study and is an honorary fellow with the Gastro & Food Allergy Group (HealthNuts) at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute. He is a member of the Centre for Food & Allergy Research (CFAR) and also a member of the Care Working Group for the National Allergy Strategy. Dean is passionate about delivering the best possible care for children with allergic disease. He believes in empowering patients and families through education. Dean has an interest in the areas of anaphylaxis, urticaria (hives), food allergies, eczema, asthma, allergic rhinitis (hayfever), insect sting allergy, antibiotic-allergy, and immunotherapy (desensitisation). When not at work, Dean enjoys spending time with friends and his family of three young energetic boys. He also enjoys travelling, walking his Pomeranian Tigger, photography, wine tasting, going to the gym, and playing basketball. See Educator Profile


18 Total Rating(s)
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Sung Ju Min
07 Dec 2019

Very well structured lecture of food allergy.

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ranjit thomas
12 May 2019

very good

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Debra Ford
12 May 2019

As I am not as up to date with Allergies, I found this to be resourceful.

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Divina Evangelista
24 Apr 2019

Very interesting and useful learning. The lecturer was knowledgeable and engaging. Highly recommended to other health professionals.

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Karen Brocklebank
01 Apr 2019

A great resource. Very interesting & informative.

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Mary Morgan
25 Mar 2019

Excellent presentation covering all aspects of anaphylaxis

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Inge Hurtado
16 Mar 2019

It was very insightful and concise information

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Claire Parry
24 Feb 2019

Excellent speaker. Really informative talk.

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Dorothy Saffin
17 Jun 2018


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Rachel Beresford
06 Jun 2018

Very informative and easy to understand.