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Don't miss anaphylaxis in the hospital

It's a myth that allergic reactions increase in severity with repetition, she noted, citing a study of anaphylaxis cases published in Clinical and Experimental Allergy in 2000. ... While food allergies are commonly encountered in outpatient care, they're
April 2019


Anthony S. Fauci, MD, MACP, has guided much of the country's response to the COVID-19 pandemic as director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a position
July 2020

In the News

flu season for people aged 18 through 49 years with egg allergy. ... Unlike other available seasonal flu vaccines, FluBlok does not use the influenza virus or chicken eggs in its manufacturing process and can be used in adults with an egg allergy of
October 2013

Vaccine recommendations updated for pneumococcus, Tdap and flu

elderly and pregnant women, and eliminates the egg-allergy exception for influenza vaccines. ... Mild egg allergy (hives) is no longer a contraindication, but patients with an egg allergy should get the inactivated flu shot because that is what has been
January 2013

Get the most out of your radiologist

Risks include allergies, which are more common with CT than MRI. ... The nature of the allergy and of the current condition should drive decision making about whether and when to scan (for example, after preparing for an allergic reaction with medication)
July 2017

The power of respect

They want to learn too! Respect drug allergies. Be meticulous about allergy documentation. ... Get the details of allergies and make sure you document newly diagnosed allergies and their manifestations in the medical record (and on the patient's wrist
September 2013

Keeping track of mistakes that don't happen

The majority of near-misses in the pilot phase were communication issues—cases where a covering team was unaware of an allergy, or unaware that a patient had already been started
April 2008

New guidelines for hospitals' antibiotic stewardship programs

Weak recommendations were issued in favor of alternative dosing strategies for broad-spectrum beta-lactams and allergy assessments and penicillin skin testing for patients with a history of beta-lactam allergy.
April 2016

The hospital of the future

The patient was very angry because she had been to our hospital many times before and she wondered, ‘Why didn't we know that she had a latex allergy?’ The fact ... The screen would have introduced the nurse to the patient and alerted the nurse to the
August 2011

AHA evaluates heart failure risks from prescription drugs, OTCs, alternative products

Many cough, cold, and allergy and sinus preparations may also include NSAIDs, such as ibuprofen, or vasoconstrictors, such as phenylephrine or pseudoephedrine.
July 2016

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