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Title Anaphylaxis : a practical guide / edited by Anne K. Ellis
Published Cham : Springer, 2020
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Contents Intro -- Contents -- Contributors -- 1: Introduction to Anaphylaxis Essentials -- Introduction -- Signs and Symptoms -- Diagnostic Criteria -- Epidemiology -- Pathophysiology -- Differential Diagnosis -- Investigations -- Diagnosis -- Management -- Conclusion -- References -- 2: Early Recognition of Anaphylaxis in High Risk Settings -- Fatal Anaphylaxis -- Identifying Those at Risk -- Low Health Literacy -- Teenagers -- Early Recognition of Anaphylaxis -- Location -- Hospital Setting -- Home -- Restaurants -- Schools -- Educating Those at Risk -- Conclusion -- References
3: Management of Anaphylaxis Refractory to Standard First Line Therapy -- Definition and Epidemiology -- Risk Factors -- Prevention -- Treatment -- Traditional Considerations for First-Line Agents -- Traditional Considerations for Second-Line Agents -- Intravenous Epinephrine -- Vasopressors -- Glucagon -- Potential Newer Considerations for Second-Line Treatment -- Methylene Blue -- Sugammadex -- Tranexamic Acid -- Conclusion -- References -- 4: Biphasic Anaphylaxis: Epidemiology, Predictors, and Management -- Introduction -- Epidemiology of Biphasic Anaphylaxis -- Pathophysiology
Anaphylaxis Simulation Use by Other Specialists -- Anaphylaxis Simulation Use by EMS -- References -- 7: Masqueraders of Anaphylaxis -- Predominantly Skin Symptoms -- Urticaria -- Angioedema -- Flushing Syndromes -- Wet Flushing -- Dry Flushing -- Predominantly Respiratory Symptoms -- Asthma -- Vocal Cord Dysfunction -- Aspiration -- Collapse/Altered or Loss of Consciousness -- Transient Loss of Consciousness -- Syncope -- Seizures -- Shock -- Predominantly Gastrointestinal Symptoms -- Abdominal Migraine/Cyclical Vomiting -- Postprandial Syndromes
Clinical Predictors -- Gaps in Anaphylaxis Management and Post-anaphylaxis Care -- Implications for Clinical Practice -- References -- 5: Exercise-Induced Anaphylaxis -- Definition -- Pathophysiology -- Clinical Presentation -- Diagnosis -- Management -- Prevention -- References -- 6: In-Office Preparedness for Anaphylaxis -- Introduction -- Emergency Kit/Cart -- Documentation of Reactions -- Specific Procedure-Associated Risks -- Ongoing Training/Education -- Introduction to Simulation for Anaphylaxis Training -- Anaphylaxis Simulation Use by Allergists/Immunologists
Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES) -- Food Poisoning -- Pollen-Food Allergy Syndrome -- Postprandial Hypoglycemia -- Non-organic Conditions -- Summary -- References -- 8: Anaphylaxis Education: For Patients, Daycares, Schools, and Colleges -- Introduction -- Reactions Often Occur at School -- Risk Factors -- Triggers -- Reducing the Risk of Allergen Exposure -- Training of Staff at School -- Safety Measures in Classrooms, Lunchrooms, and Sports Fields -- Special Populations and Considerations -- Preparedness and Management of Allergic Reactions -- Treatment Barriers
Summary This book serves as a comprehensive but concise, practical, in-depth resource for practitioners who see and treat anaphylaxis. It meets the market need for a reference that relays an advanced understanding of the condition and its management. This unique reference covers management beyond the basics, including discussions around prevention of biphasic anaphylaxis, optimal post-stabilization protocols and how to work up intraoperative anaphylaxis. Additionally, various chapters delve into the practical application of equipping ones office for the management of anaphylaxis, specifically in the setting of a reaction to a food challenge or immunotherapy injection. Anaphylaxis: A Practical Guide is an essential resource for allergists, emergency room physicians, and pediatricians, and those in training to become members of these specialties
Subject Anaphylaxis -- Diagnosis
Anaphylaxis -- Treatment
Accident & emergency medicine.
Allergies.
Medical -- Emergency Medicine.
Medical -- Immunology.
Medical -- Pediatrics.
Paediatric medicine.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 303043205X
9783030432058