…..condition can range from having very mild to seriously life-threatening effects. Anaphylaxis is the severest form of an allergic reaction and life-threatening if not treated promptly. It is a serious medical emergency and should not be ignored. Anaphylaxis often affects multiple systems in the body. A severe allergic reaction results are usually seen within 20 minutes of coming into contact with allergen triggers.
Tomorrow we will continue our look at Allergies and Anaphylaxis….
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Currently, there are temporary changes to the steps to be followed in resuscitation. These can be found in the video below or by clicking here to see the New Zealand Resuscitation Council temporary guideline recommendation.
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