USA Guidelines

Recently updated recommendations for the diagnosis and management of urticaria in the USA were provided by the Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters (JTFPP) 2014 (Bernstein et al., 2014). The JTFPP is a 13-member task force consisting of representatives assigned by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI), the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) and the Joint Council of Allergy and Immunology. 

The JTFPP urticaria guidelines treatment algorithm

Figure 1. The JTFPP urticaria guidelines treatment algorithm.

Figure 1. The JTFPP urticaria guidelines treatment algorithm (Bernstein et al., 2014).
LTRA, leukotriene receptor antagonist; NSAIDs, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.