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Emergency treatment of anaphylaxis: guidelines for healthcare providers (Resuscitation Council)

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This guideline is for healthcare providers who are expected to treat anaphylaxis during their usual clinical role (e.g. doctors, nurses, paramedics) working in a hospital or out-of-hospital setting. 

The most recent version of this Guideline was published in May 2021. It replaces the previous guideline from Resuscitation Council UK: ‘Emergency treatment of anaphylactic reactions – Guidelines for healthcare providers’ (originally published January 2008, annotated July 2012 with links to NICE guidance). 

To find out what has changed in the 2021 version of the Guidelines, please download the quick-read Introduction and summary of key changes document (PDF)

Editorial Information

Last reviewed: 01 May 2021

Author(s): Resuscitation Council