|Urticaria Xplained||By MedicineX|
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What does the app do?
Urticaria Xplained provides information about urticaria (hives) through storytelling. Using amusing comic-style, colourful graphics, you can follow Steph's experiences of urticaria and learn why urticaria occurs, including identifying triggers to manage the condition.
✔ The graphics and story are fun and entertaining.
✘ There is no information on treatment options.
Date of review: 27.01.21
Platform reviewed: Apple
Download size: 11Mb
Reviewer: Angela Lambie, Pharmacist, Waitematā DHB
Date of review: January 2021
Comments: This app provides an illustrated story of a person with chronic spontaneous urticaria (hives) and how they have managed their condition. The personal account might help some people better understand urticaria and how another person has managed their condition. It does not include specific recommended treatments or services as such, but an account of someone else’s experience with the condition. The user’s account includes a visit to an immunologist which may not be accessible in all regions.
Safety concerns: No, there is some treatment advice mentioned, but in the context of another person’s experience.
New Zealand relevance: Suitable for a New Zealand audience.
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