International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 8, Part H (2017)
Anaphylaxis in clinical practice
Anaphylaxis is a life threatening condition every physician is frightened of. We always suspect our patients to develop anaphylaxis to our treatment. In the past 5 years 13 episodes of anaphylaxis were taken with different types of drugs, insect bites, food allergens, vaccinations, local or regional anesthetics agents and antibiotics. The timely identifying and available of resourceful persons, drugs and equipment are necessary to save lives. Counting the fingers to complete the task as thumb for the airway, index for the life line, middle for the injection epinephrine, ring for the Injection dexamethasone and little finger for the ranitidine will save cent percent of lives during anaphylaxis crisis. Education on anaphylaxis to general community is very important, especially for the patients and their families . Prompt medical assistance in patients with anaphylactic symptoms determines their therapeutic response.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Sukanya Seshasai, Dr. T Seshasai. Anaphylaxis in clinical practice. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(8):512-515.