NAP6 – Anaphylaxis and Anesthesia

Key findings of the much awaited National Audit Project from UK are summarized.

Anaphylaxis occurs 1 in 10,000.

Antibiotics most common followed by muscle relaxants.

Hypotension commonest presentation, cardiac arrest more common in elderly and obese. CPR delayed in 15%

Teicoplanin allergy merits special mention in high incidence

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