Anaphylaxis is a sever allergic reaction that involves two or more parts of the body and happens quickly. Watch this video to learn how to recognize anaphylaxis and what can help mange your child’s anaphylaxis.

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 and the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation through the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute.

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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).

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