With the incidence of anaphylaxis is increasing this book, the only one on the subject, is an essential guide. Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening emergency any healthcare practitioner could encounter this book is a small, yet comprehensive, practical guide to the management of it. The author aims to equip all healthcare workers with the essential information they need to be able to respond quickly and appropriately in the event of an anaphylactic reaction, which can be life-threatening if not diagnosed and treated effectively.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Pathogenesis 3. Causes of anaphylaxis 4. Clinical features of anaphylaxis 5. Acute management of anaphylaxis in hospital 6. Acute management of anaphylaxis in the community 7. Follow-up and long-term management 8. Paediatric aspects 9. Anaphylaxis case studies 10. Records and record keeping 11. Legal aspects