About this information

NICE clinical guidelines advise the NHS on caring for people with specific conditions or diseases and the treatments they should receive. The information applies to people using the NHS in England and Wales.

This information explains the advice about the care of adults, young people and children following emergency treatment for a suspected anaphylactic reaction (also called a severe allergic reaction) that is set out in NICE clinical guideline 134.

Does this information apply to me?

Yes, if you are:

  • an adult, young person or child who has received emergency treatment for a suspected anaphylactic reaction or a severe allergic reaction

  • at risk of further anaphylactic reactions.

No, if you are an adult, young person or child who is receiving emergency treatment for conditions other than suspected anaphylaxis.

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