Anaphylaxis emergency Protocol

First Aid Techniques

  • Do not hesitate to act!
  • The first signs of anaphylaxis can be mild, becoming life-threatening very quickly.
  • Alert security or safety officer and arrange for transportation of the patient.
  • If the patient has an Epinephrine auto-injector, use it at the first signs of the anaphylaxis. Repeat every 5 minutes if the symptoms intensify.
  • Transport the patient to professional medical assistance.

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