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Second symposium on the definition and management of anaphylaxis: summary report--Second National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease/Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network symposium.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16461139     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
There is no universal agreement on the definition of anaphylaxis or the criteria for diagnosis. In July 2005, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease and Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network convened a second meeting on anaphylaxis, which included representatives from 16 different organizations or government bodies, including representatives from North America, Europe, and Australia, to continue working toward a universally accepted definition of anaphylaxis, establish clinical criteria that would accurately identify cases of anaphylaxis with high precision, further review the evidence on the most appropriate management of anaphylaxis, and outline the research needs in this area.
Authors:
Hugh A Sampson; Anne Muñoz-Furlong; Ronna L Campbell; N Franklin Adkinson; S Allan Bock; Amy Branum; Simon G A Brown; Carlos A Camargo; Rita Cydulka; Stephen J Galli; Jane Gidudu; Rebecca S Gruchalla; Allen D Harlor; David L Hepner; Lawrence M Lewis; Phillip L Lieberman; Dean D Metcalfe; Robert O'Connor; Antonella Muraro; Amanda Rudman; Cara Schmitt; Debra Scherrer; F Estelle R Simons; Stephen Thomas; Joseph P Wood; Wyatt W Decker
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Congresses    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology     Volume:  117     ISSN:  0091-6749     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Allergy Clin. Immunol.     Publication Date:  2006 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-02-07     Completed Date:  2006-03-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1275002     Medline TA:  J Allergy Clin Immunol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  391-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029-6574, USA. hugh.sampson@mssm.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anaphylaxis* / diagnosis,  prevention & control,  therapy
Bronchodilator Agents / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Epinephrine / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Humans
Hypersensitivity, Immediate / etiology
Immunoglobulin E / blood
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Bronchodilator Agents; 37341-29-0/Immunoglobulin E; 51-43-4/Epinephrine
Comments/Corrections
Republished in:
Ann Emerg Med. 2006 Apr;47(4):373-80   [PMID:  16546624 ]

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