Triggers, clinical features and management of anaphylaxis in children
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Triggers, clinical features and management of anaphylaxis in children

Helena Dunbar Consultant nurse, Children’s allergy clinic, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
David Luyt Consultant paediatrician, Children’s allergy clinic, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

This article describes the clinical features of anaphylaxis in children and young people. The acute management of anaphylaxis in hospital and community is described and various prevention strategies are discussed.

Nursing Children and Young People. 23, 5, 29-35. doi: 10.7748/ncyp2011.06.23.5.29.c8542