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Guidelines for the management of anaphylaxis in the emergency department.
  1. M Gavalas,
  2. A Sadana,
  3. S Metcalf
  1. Department of Emergency Medicine, University College London Hospitals, University College Hospital, UK.


    An algorithm for the emergency treatment of anaphylaxis is presented. The need for early hands-on involvement of senior personnel is stressed. Continuous assessment, monitoring of response to treatment, and a low threshold for hospital admission for observation and further treatment if necessary are required.

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