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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.
Drug Allergy: Clinical Aspects, Diagnosis, Mechanisms, Structure-Activity Relationships, 2e by The second edition of this book spans the broad range of modern therapeutic drugs, from small molecules to biologic recombinant proteins. It offers a comprehensive review of the classification and description of different drug-induced systemic and cutaneous hypersensitivities; an up-to-date coverage of individual culprit drugs in each group of therapeutics; the diagnosis and mechanisms of reactions; and important structure-activity relationships.
Publication Date: 2021
Acute Anaphylaxis Clinical Care Standard by The Acute Anaphylaxis Clinical Care Standard contains six quality statements and a set of indicators to improve the recognition, treatment and follow-up of anaphylaxis in acute care.
Publication Date: November 2021
Chlorhexidine is a highly effective antiseptic agent. Allergic reactions to chlorhexidine are rare, but are increasing in frequency, possibly related to increased use of chlorhexidine containing products in recent years.
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