Dr Elizabeth Angier describes the latest guidance on anaphylaxis. The module outlines what’s new in the guidance, what to do differently in practice, the advice that should be given to patients who experience anaphylaxis, which treatment is recommended for bee/wasp venom allergy and some areas of uncertainty/controversy relating to adrenaline treatment of anaphylaxis.
Guidance: NICE quality standard QS119. Anaphylaxis. March 2016.