Article Text

PDF
Adrenaline for anaphylaxis
  • Relevant BNF section: 3.4.3

Abstract

Adrenaline has long been the mainstay of treatment for anaphylaxis, but it is still not clear how best to give it.1 It can be administered, by intramuscular or subcutaneous injection, intravenous injection or infusion or by inhalation from an aerosol. Some of these approaches lend themselves to self administration by patients outside hospital others need to be given under direct medical supervision. This article discusses the choices.

Statistics from Altmetric.com

  • Relevant BNF section: 3.4.3

View Full Text

Footnotes

    Request permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.