30 minutes

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Hospital presentations: anaphylaxis

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.

Written by:

Elora Mukherjee

Peer reviewed by:

Tariq El-Shanawany

Last updated

20 Nov 2017

Release date

29 Oct 2015


Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
BMJ Learning 1 credit, 1:00 hour BMJ Learning has assigned one hour of credit to this module
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