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Updated ASCIA Guidelines for the Acute Management of Anaphylaxis

2 July 2020

Acute Management of Anaphylaxis

In 2020 all ASCIA anaphylaxis resources and e-training courses have been reviewed and updated, and some new resources have been developed. This includes the recently updated ASCIA Guidelines for the Acute Management of Anaphylaxis, which are now on the ASCIA website    

To view all ASCIA anaphylaxis resources and courses go to

The updated ASCIA Guidelines for the Acute Management of Anaphylaxis include:

  • Approximate timeframes for anaphylaxis to occur after being exposed to an allergen.
  • Amended statements about anaphylaxis management in pregnancy and infants.
  • An expanded section on posture during anaphylaxis.
  • Amended recommendations for overnight observation in hospital, to be consistent with clinical practice.


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