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


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


  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.


  1. Ume Hani Binte Yousuf says:

    nice session

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