By Johannes Ring
Anaphylaxis is the main dramatic and in all probability life-threatening manifestation of an immediate-type hypersensitive reaction response. even though identified for over a hundred years, it nonetheless poses many unresolved questions, and its useful administration and acute therapy are frequently extra empiric in nature than evidence-based. during this ebook, a multidisciplinary staff of specialists evaluate the state-of-the-art within the pathophysiology, epidemiology, prognosis and scientific symptomatology of anaphylaxis. Its etiology with reference to diversified elicitors similar to insect venoms, radiocontrast media, analgesics, common and native anesthetics is tested intimately. ultimately, therapy modalities for anaphylaxis are mentioned either for acute reactions and as normal administration techniques for sufferers in danger. delivering thorough and updated assurance of this often underestimated challenge, this publication is of curiosity not just to allergologists and immunologists, but in addition to all physicians and affected sufferers.
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