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Anaphylaxis Care in the ED

Anaphylaxis Care in the ED | Allergy, Articles, Emergency Medicine, Guidelines, Hospital Medicine, Pulmonology/Critical Care, Recent Features, Slider

Leaders in emergency medicine have developed a simple, consistent definition of anaphylaxis and several consensus statements to enhance care in the ED.

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A Look at Anaphylaxis in America

A Look at Anaphylaxis in America | Allergy, Articles, Emergency Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Pulmonology/Critical Care, Recent Features, Slider

Anaphylaxis rates may be higher than what previous reports have estimated. Most patients are ill-prepared for these emergencies, indicating a need for public health initiatives to improve recognition and treatment.

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AAOS 2014: Can Allergies Explain Postoperative Joint Replacement Pain? | Allergy, Articles, Conference Coverage Highlights, Orthopedics, Pain, Surgery

The Particulars: Previous research has found that joint replacements can sometimes end in implant failure that is due to factors other than infection or apparent biomechanical issues. It is possible that pain persisting after an apparently successful joint replacement may be due to an allergic react ...

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