All publications of “Maria Luiza Kraft Köhler Ribeiro”

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Diagnosis and treatment of anaphylaxis: there is an urgent needs to implement the use of guidelines

Maria Luiza Kraft Köhler Ribeiro, Herberto José Chong Neto, Nelson Augusto Rosario Filho

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017RW4089

ABSTRACT Anaphylaxis is a severe, life-threatening generalized or systemic hypersensitivity reaction that requires rapid and adequate care. This study aimed to obtain an integrated view of the level of physicians’ knowledge related with treatment of anaphylaxis in studies published within the last 5 years. Sixteen studies were found and four points were identified as of the great interest to the authors: (1) emergency pharmacological treatment, (2) epinephrine auto-injectors prescription, (3) knowledge of the main signs of anaphylaxis, and (4) admission […]