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Managing anaphylaxis during an emergency


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INTRODUCTION

This resource outlines the steps that need to be taken to manage anaphylaxis successfully. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include distinguishing between an allergic reaction and anaphylaxis, identifying the underlying cause and the importance of post treatment.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After undertaking this resource, you should be better able to:

  • Distinguish between an allergic reaction and anaphylaxis
  • Undertake emergency treatment
  • Recognise the importance of identifying the underlying cause

AUTHORS

Dr Adam Fox, Allergy consultant and honorary senior lecturer in paediatric allergy, and Dr Sian Ludman, Registrar, Evelina London Children’s Hospital; and Dr Katie Collier, GP, Kent

This resource is provided at an intermediate level by MIMS Learning. Read the article and reflect on what you have learned, then answer the test questions at the end.

Complete the resource to obtain a certificate of completion to include in your revalidation portfolio. You should record the time spent on this resource in your CPD log.

Complete the resource to obtain a certificate of completion to include in your revalidation portfolio.