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A trust-wide strategy for the management of anaphylaxis

Many people experience minor allergy symptoms. However, a small number of individuals are susceptible to a life-threatening allergic reaction called anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis is a medical emergency involving an acute allergic systemic reaction and although it is rare, survival depends on rapid recognition and appropriate treatment. Common causes are food, insect bites and stings, latex, and certain drugs.

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