First Aid for Anaphylaxis

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Anaphylaxis can be fatal if left untreated; consequently, first aid treatment is necessary. Find out how to diagnose an anaphylactic reaction and what to do if you or someone else is suffering from anaphylaxis - free video series.

Series Summary

Allergic reactions are caused by skin contact, injection, inhalation, or ingestion of an allergen. An allergen can be almost anything and reactions can very from mild to severe and fatal reactions. Anaphylaxis and anaphylactic shock are the most severe allergic reactions and can cause death if left untreated. Diagnosing an anaphylactic reaction and responding appropriately could save someone's life.

In this free video series, learn all about anaphylactic allergic reactions from paramedic and firefighter Josh Wells. Josh will teach you basic essentials for diagnosing and avoiding anaphylaxis. You will also learn what are some common and uncommon causes of anaphylaxis. Find out some home first aid treatments (such as using an epi pen) for anaphylaxis should medical care be unaccessible. Additionally Josh will tell you how paramedics treat anaphylaxis and what equipment they use. Understanding the cause and treatment of anaphylaxis can help you avoid an anaphylactic reaction and help you care for someone suffering from anaphylaxis.

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