Perioperative anaphylaxis

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Abstract

Background and objective: Anaphylaxis remains one of the potential causes of perioperative death, being generally unanticipated and quickly progressing to a life-threatening situation. A review of perioperative anaphylaxis is performed. Content: The diagnostic tests are important mainly to avoid further major events. The mainstays of treatment are adrenaline and intravenous fluids. Conclusion: The anesthesiologist should be familiar with the proper diagnosis, management and monitoring of perioperative anaphylaxis.

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Berrío Valencia, M. I. (2015, July 1). Perioperative anaphylaxis. Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology. Elsevier Editora Ltda. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bjan.2014.09.002

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