Mayo Clinic Talks Episode 196: Allergies and Anaphylaxis
Mayo Clinic Talks Podcast
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Recorded March, 2020
|The topic of anaphylaxis is reviewed including its causes, management and potential complications by James T C Li, M.D., Ph.D., an allergist from the Division of Allergic Disease from the Mayo Clinic.|
Specific topics discussed include the following:
• Truths vs. myths regarding anaphylaxis
• Common manifestations and presentations of anaphylaxis
• Triggers which more commonly produce an anaphylactic reaction
• Anaphylaxis in patients without a history of allergies
• When to use antihistamines in treating an allergic reaction
• When and how to prescribe epinephrine in treating patients with a history of allergic reactions
• Issues related to epinephrine auto-injectors
• Natural history of allergies over time
• Developments in peanut allergies
• Management of an anaphylactic reaction
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