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Anaesthetic allergy: Overview

This guide has been designed for medical professionals interested the area of perioperative drug allergy. Resources linked from this guide - including those those available through the ANZCA Library - are intended to support the documents available from the Australian & New Zealand Anaesthetic Allergy Group (ANZAAG), such as the Anaphylaxis Management Guidelines references.



Furci F, Martina S, Faccioni P, Faccioni F, Senna G, Caminati M. Adverse reaction to local anaesthetics: Is it always allergy? [published online ahead of print, 2020 Feb 24]. Oral Diseases. 2020;10.1111/odi.13310. doi:10.1111/odi.13310. Request from Library.

ArticlesOrihara M, Takazawa T, Horiuchi T, et al. Comparison of incidence of anaphylaxis between sugammadex and neostigmine: a retrospective multicentre observational study. British Journal of Anaesthesia. 2020;124(2):154-163. doi:10.1016/j.bja.2019.10.016

ArticlesJeon YS, Shim J, Jun EH, Choi ST, Jung HS. Midazolam anaphylaxis during general anesthesia: a case report. Medicine (Baltimore). 2019;98(41):e17405. doi:10.1097/MD.0000000000017405

Find out more about ANZAAG

The Australian and New Zealand Anaesthetic Allergy Group (ANZAAG)  consists of medical specialists who have a particular interest and expertise in the area of perioperative drug allergy. ​Find out more about ANZAAG by visiting this website.

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