Evaluation and Management of Angioedema in the Emergency Department

Brit Jeffrey Long, MD; Alex Koyfman, MD; Michael Gottlieb, MD


Western J Emerg Med. 2019;20(4):587-600. 

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We searched PubMed and Google Scholar for articles in English from 1966 to October 2018 using a combination of the keyword and medical subject heading "angioedema" for production of this narrative review. Our search included case reports and series, retrospective and prospective studies, systematic reviews and meta-analyses, narrative reviews, and clinical guidelines. Two authors decided by consensus which studies to include for the review. Initial literature search revealed over 500 articles, of which 185 were selected for inclusion, focusing on ED evaluation and management.