Published on January 14th, 2014 | by Daniel Jolley

Anaphylaxis in Anesthesia

This is an introduction to anesthesia-related anaphylaxis presented by specialist anaesthetist Dr Lahiru Amaratunge. This talk discusses the incidence, presentation and management of intra-operative anaphylaxis relevant to the anaesthetist or anesthesiologist.

This video is best watched embedded here or on Vimeo but can also be found on YouTube.


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is an Australian consultant anaesthetist/anesthesiologist, with interests in anaesthesia education, obstetric and paediatric anaesthesia, and the practice of anaesthesia in remote and under-resourced environments. Daniel trained in Sydney, Darwin and Melbourne, and has worked in Sydney, Melbourne, Darwin, Fiji and Mongolia. He is one of the founders of along with Brad O'Connor.

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