Anaphylaxis

Author: Muniswamy Hemavathi / Editor: Adrian Boyle, Rebecca Ford / Reviewer: Stewart McMorran / Codes: / Published: 21/09/2021

Description:

This session covers the assessment, treatment and management of patients presenting to an emergency department with anaphylaxis

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Outline the optimal time to draw a mast cell tryptase level
  • Indicate what drugs can be used in a case of adrenaline resistant anaphylaxis
  • Indicate what treatments can be used for anaphylaxis caused by c1 esterase inhibitor deficiency

References:

  1. Resuscitation Council UK. Emergency Treatment of Anaphylactic Reactions. Guidelines for healthcare providers. 2021
  2. Pumphrey RS. Fatal anaphylaxis in the UK, 1992-2001. Novartis Found Symp 2004; 257: 116-128; discussion 128-132, 157-160, 276-285.
  3. Pumphrey RS. Lessons for management of anaphylaxis from a study of fatal reactions. Clin Exp Allergy 2000; 30(8): 1144-1150.

15 Comments

  1. Ume Hani Binte Yousuf says:

    nice session

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