8-3SSS Drug-Induced Anaphylaxis in Latin América

Saturday, 17 October 2015: 11:45 - 12:05
Room 203 A & B (Floor 2) (Coex Convention Center)

Juan Carlos Ivancevich, MD , Immunology, Universidad Del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Learning Objectives:
Drugs are responsible for 40% to 60% of anaphylactic reactions treated in the emergency department in Latin America. During the conference I´ll communicate results of our Latin American Survey:

Drugs implicated in most cases of anaphylaxis

IgE-mediated and non IgE-mediated reactions.

Recognizing factors associated with morbidity and mortality

Treatment and underuse of adrenaline