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Anaphylactic shock

01 March 2002

Emergency Nurse

CPD

The causes of anaphylactic shock and presenting features are not clearly understood. In addition, the treatment of people suffering from anaphylactic or...

Recognition and management of patients with anaphylaxis

23 May 2007

Nursing Standard

CPD

Anaphylaxis is a severe and potentially fatal systemic allergic reaction. It requires rapid recognition, treatment and management by health professionals. With their...

Anaphylaxis: diagnosis and treatment

12 June 2013

Nursing Standard

Learning zone

Anaphylaxis is a severe and potentially life-threatening condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent. Healthcare professionals working in a variety of settings...

Primary care training for adults and children with confirmed anaphylaxis requiring treatment with adrenaline

03 September 2010

Primary Health Care

CPD

Anaphylaxis is becoming more common, and research shows that effective patient education can reduce subsequent events. There is, therefore, a growing need to train...

Triggers, clinical features and management of anaphylaxis in children

01 June 2011

Nursing Children and Young People

CPD

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

The nut crackers

01 September 2009

Nursing Standard

Feature

Peanut allergy can be life-threatening, but a new treatment shows promise.

The nut crackers

26 August 2009

Nursing Standard

Feature

Peanut allergy can be life-threatening, but a new treatment shows promise.

Ssevere allergy: an audit and service review

01 November 2007

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Background: in 2002, a paediatric respiratory service in south Wales carried out a study to identify children in local schools who had a diagnosis of severe allergy,...

Severe allergy: an audit and service review

01 November 2007

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Background: in 2002, a paediatric respiratory service in south Wales carried out a study to identify children in local schools who had a diagnosis of severe allergy,...

Diagnosing and treating allergic conditions

04 October 2011

Primary Health Care

Care

Morbidity remains high in the care of children with allergies despite many existing guidelines. The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) was...