Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction that involves two or more parts of the body and happens quickly. Symptoms include:
- Breathing problems
- Rashes or hives
- Throat tightness
Understanding and managing your child's anaphylaxis
This video provides information on the symptoms of anaphylaxis, how to manage it at home, and when to seek emergency care.
This video was created through a collaboration between ECHO Research (University of Alberta) and ARCHE (University of Alberta). Funding was provided by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
This infographic provides information about anaphylactic reactions, or severe allergies, in children. It provides information on how to help manage your child’s severe allergy, and when to go to the emergency department.
This infographic was created by ECHO Research and ARCHE. Funding was provided by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
The ECHO research program is focused on improving health outcomes for children with acute health conditions through the application of the best available evidence — a process known as knowledge translation (KT).