Hospital presentations: anaphylaxis

Published 29.10.2015

A case based module for internal medicine trainees on the recognition, assessment and treatment of this important emergency presentation

Learning outcomes

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.

This course is part of the Priority clinical conditions chapter.


Elora Mukherjee

Peer reviewed by Tariq El-Shanawany

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BMJ Learning Hospital Collection


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