Anaphylaxis: patient diagnosis and treatment

This learning module has been accredited by the Royal College of Nursing and was last updated in 2016.

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Duration: 01:00:00 Type: CPD modules Level: Students, Qualified Nurses

Author

James Bethel, Senior lecturer and nurse practitioner, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall.


Short description

Learn how to recognise and treat anaphylaxis - a severe and potentially life-threatening condition that is becoming increasingly common. This module explains the pathophysiology, causes and treatment of this condition.


Detailed description

Anaphylaxis is a severe and potentially life-threatening condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent. Healthcare professionals working in a variety of settings need to know how to recognise this condition and the importance of treating it promptly. This learning module describes the pathophysiology, causes and treatment of anaphylaxis.

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