Hospital presentations: anaphylaxis

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About the course

After completing this module, you should have the knowledge and confidence to:

  • Identify physiological perturbations causing anaphylactic shock
  • Recognise clinical manifestations of anaphylactic shock
  • Elucidate causes of anaphylactic shock
  • Recognise clinical consequences of acute anaphylaxis
  • Perform immediate physical assessment Institute resuscitation (adrenaline/epinephrine), oxygen, IV access, fluids
  • Arrange monitoring of relevant indices
  • Order, interpret and act on initial investigations.

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