Episode 52.0 – Anaphylaxis

This week we review anaphylaxis, the importance of epinephrine/adrenaline and how to use it properly.

June 27th, 2016 Download Leave a Comment Tags: , , ,

Show Notes

Anaphylaxis Definition

Anaphylaxis Definition

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Tran TP, Muelleman RL: Allergy, Hypersensitivity, Angioedema, and Anaphylaxis, in Marx JA, Hockberger RS, Walls RM, et al (eds): Rosen’s Emergency Medicine: Concepts and Clinical Practice, ed 8. St. Louis, Mosby, Inc., 2010, (Ch) 119: p 1543-1560.

YouTube: Epinephrine Auto-Injector Use

The SGEM: #57: Should I Stay or Should I Go (Biphasic Anaphylactic Response)

Core EM: Biphasic reactions in emergency department patients with allergic reactions or anaphylaxis

 

References

Grunau BE et al. Incidence of clinically important biphasic reactions in emergency department patients with allergic reactions or anaphylaxis. Ann Emerg Med 2014; 63(6): 736-44. PMID: 24239340

Grunau BE et al. Emergency Department Corticosteroid Use for Allergy or Anaphylaxis is Not Associated with Decreased Relapses. Ann Emerge Med 2015; 66(4): 381-9. PMID: 25820033

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