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The Australian Incident Monitoring Study. Clinical anaphylaxis: an analysis of 2000 incident reports.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8273886     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
There were 57 reports of possible allergic reactions in the perioperative period in the first 2000 incidents reported to the Australian Incident Monitoring Study. These were examined and classified with respect to presentation, clinical course, agents implicated and management strategies employed. Reactions were graded as to probability of allergic aetiology and severity of systemic disturbance. Two deaths were reported. A method of determining an "allergy score" was devised as an indication of which reactions may be most deserving of further investigation.
M Currie; R K Webb; J A Williamson; W J Russell; P Mackay
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anaesthesia and intensive care     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0310-057X     ISO Abbreviation:  Anaesth Intensive Care     Publication Date:  1993 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-02-03     Completed Date:  1994-02-03     Revised Date:  2006-08-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0342017     Medline TA:  Anaesth Intensive Care     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  621-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, N.S.W.
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MeSH Terms
Anaphylaxis / etiology*
Anesthesia / adverse effects*
Australia / epidemiology
Risk Management / methods*

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