Pre-Surgery Allergic and Immunologic Risk Assessment - AInotes

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Pre-Surgery Allergic and Immunologic Risk Assessment - AInotes

Scope of the Problem

• True incidence of anaphylaxis,

and dthe associated morbidity and

mortality, remains poorly defined

– Depending on the country,

hypersensitivity reactions

represent t919% 9-19% of complications

associated with anesthesia

• 1in3500

3,500 – 1in13000

13,000

– Mortality rate: 5-7%

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