n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - How to prevent and treat an allergic crisis
|Article Title||How to prevent and treat an allergic crisis|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Affiliations||1 University of Cape Town and 2 Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital|
|Publication Date||Nov 2013|
|Pages||387 - 389|
Anaphylaxis, the most serious of the allergic conditions, is a sudden, severe, potentially fatal systemic reaction. It may involve the skin, respiratory tract, gastrointestinal tract or cardiovascular system. Symptoms occur within minutes to two hours after contact with the allergy-causing substance.
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