anaphylaxis

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hypersensitivity reaction to the ingestion or injection of a substance (a protein or drug) resulting from prior contact with a substance

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Furthermore, even if adults use epinephrine promptly for anaphylaxis, they may not be aware of the importance of seeking medical observation in the event of a delayed biphasic anaphylactic reaction hours later (Grunau et al.
The cause of the death was an anaphylactic reaction caused by an unknown allergen.
Therefore, any suspected anaphylactic reaction must be thoroughly investigated.
Anaphylaxis is slightly more likely in people who've had a previous anaphylactic reaction, moderate, severe or uncontrolled asthma, a reaction after only skin contact with an allergen, or in people who have cardiovascular disease.
We treated a patient who had anaphylactic reaction after an intravenous injection of indigo carmine during radical retropubic prostatectomy.
True anaphylactic reactions to NSAIDs appear to be medication specific in that some patients who have had an anaphylactic reaction to one NSAID [2,4,14].
This period should be individualized and based primarily on the degree of severity of the initial anaphylactic reaction.
The drug of choice for the treatment of an anaphylactic reaction is intramuscular adrenaline, with other drugs given as adjuctive therapy.
There is a constant threat of anaphylactic reaction during surgery for hydatid cyst, as hydatid fluid is antigenic which may spill during surgery resulting in serious IgE mediated reaction.
A large amount of secretions filled in the endotracheal tube and this led to the diagnosis of a developing anaphylactic reaction.
Severe anaphylactic reaction requiring cardiopulmonary resuscitation and mechanic ventilation was encountered in 9 patients (9%).
Patients with an anaphylactic reaction should always be admitted.
The three percent of adults who are allergic to these stings can get an anaphylactic reaction and feel their throat tighten or experience nausea, diarrhea, or even cardiac arrest, says Sandra Hong, MD, an allergist at the Cleveland Clinic.
To Parker's alarm, her throat was swelling shut in a life-threatening anaphylactic reaction to the injections.
Be aware of the potential for an anaphylactic reaction to chlorhexidine.