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Anaphylactic Reactions in Anesthesia and Intensive Care

ISBN-10: 0750698276

ISBN-13: 9780750698276

Edition: 3rd 1999

Authors: Jerrold H. Levy

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Revised and updated edition of Levy's (anesthesiology, Emory U. of School of Medicine and Emory Clinic) practical approach to the recognition, understanding, and management of anaphylaxis, an unpredictable and sudden adverse drug reaction that represents one of the most serious, potentially lethal emergencies in medical practice. The extensive bibliography (some 600 references) serves as a comprehensive guide to the literature on anaphylaxis. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Book details

List price: $65.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Language: English

Preface
Mechanisms of Anaphylaxis
Anaphylaxis, Allergy, and Immunology
Initiation and Clinical Manifestations of Anaphylaxis
Mediators of Anaphylactic Reactions
Complement and Contact Activation
Nonimmunologic (Pharmacologic) Histamine Release
Management of Anaphylaxis
Common Anaphylactic and Anaphylactoid Reactions Seen by the Anesthesiologist
Preoperative Considerations of the Allergic Patient
General Approach to Anaphylactic Reactions
Pharmacologic Therapy for Anaphylaxis
Management of Anaphylaxis
Managing Sequelae in the Recovery Room and Intensive Care Unit
Human Physiologic Responses During Anaphylactic or Anaphylactoid Reactions
Summary: Preventing Anaphylactic Reactions
References
Index