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Anaphylaxis: office management and prevention.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17493497     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Anaphylaxis, an acute and potentially lethal multisystem allergic reaction, is almost unavoidable in medical practice. Health care professionals must be able to recognize the signs of anaphylaxis, treat an episode promptly and appropriately, and be able to provide preventive recommendations. Epinephrine, which should be administered immediately, is the drug of choice for acute anaphylaxis.
Authors:
Matthew L Oswalt; Stephen F Kemp
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Immunology and allergy clinics of North America     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0889-8561     ISO Abbreviation:  Immunol Allergy Clin North Am     Publication Date:  2007 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-05-11     Completed Date:  2007-07-16     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8805635     Medline TA:  Immunol Allergy Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  177-91, vi     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, The University of Mississippi Medical Center, 768 Lakeland Drive, Building LJ, Jackson, MS 39216, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anaphylaxis / diagnosis*,  etiology,  prevention & control*
Bronchodilator Agents / therapeutic use
Diagnosis, Differential
Drug Hypersensitivity / complications
Epinephrine / therapeutic use
Food Hypersensitivity / complications
Humans
Office Management
Office Visits
Syncope, Vasovagal / diagnosis
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Bronchodilator Agents; 51-43-4/Epinephrine

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