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chlorhexidine iodine anaphylaxis

S Marinho, H Kemp, T M Cook, L Farmer, S Farooque, D N Lucas, T Garcez, K Floss, H Torevell, M Thomas, A Warner, J Hitchman, K Ferguson, W Egner, S Nasser, S Karanam, K-L Kong, N McGuire, M Bellamy, N J N Harper
BACKGROUND: Details of the current UK drug and allergen exposure were needed for interpretation of reports of perioperative anaphylaxis to the 6th National Audit Project (NAP6). METHODS: We performed a cross-sectional survey of 356 NHS hospitals determining anaesthetic drug usage in October 2016. All cases cared for by an anaesthetist were included. RESULTS: Responses were received from 342 (96%) hospitals. Within-hospital return rates were 96%...
July 2018: British Journal of Anaesthesia
Jean-Marie Lachapelle
Over recent years, interest in the use of antiseptics has been reinforced as these molecules are not concerned by the problem of bacterial resistance. Whereas the in vitro efficacy of antiseptics has been well-studied, much less is known regarding their irritant and allergenic properties. This review provides an update on the comparative irritant and allergenic properties of commonly-used antiseptics in medicine nowadays. All antiseptics have irritant properties, especially when they are misused. Povidone-iodine has an excellent profile in terms of allergenicity...
January 2014: European Journal of Dermatology: EJD
Y Y Chong, M R Caballero, J Lukawska, P Dugué
INTRODUCTION: Anaphylaxis during general anaesthesia is a major concern. Early recognition and management of anaphylaxis, as well as its future prevention, remain a challenge for the anaesthetists, while for the allergists, the elucidation of the causal agents may be difficult. We aimed to describe our experience in our drug allergy clinic. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed 23 consecutive adult patients who presented with anaphylaxis during anaesthesia from March 1, 2005 to February 28, 2006...
June 2008: Singapore Medical Journal
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