Allergic disorders of childhood - A guide to diagnosis and management

  • E G Weinberg Red Cross Hospital
Keywords: Hypersensitivity, Child, Diagnosis, Physician, family


The author discusses several studies done in South Africa and abroad on the complex issue of patient compliance. He concludes that a good doctor-patient relationship where the doctor takes heed of the expectations and fears of the patient, involves him in deciding on the treatment and where the patient understands the treatment, could influence compliance favorably.

Author Biography

E G Weinberg, Red Cross Hospital
MB chB; FCP(SA) Allergy Clinic