[Anesthesiologist's aptitude for peri-operative detection and treatment of latex allergy].

Abstract

BACKGROUND Latex allergy is the second cause of perioperative anaphylaxis. Anesthesiologists play a key role in opportune identification of risk factors, as well as clinical diagnosis and therapeutic management. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the anesthesiologists aptitude to identify and treat latex allergy. PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS Sixty-six anesthesiologists… (More)

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