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New Anaphylaxis Clinical Care Standard

New standard of care to manage anaphylaxis will save lives

A new Acute Anaphylaxis Clinical Care Standard has been developed by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, in consultation with consumers and healthcare professionals, and is now available online at https://www.safetyandquality.gov.au/standards/clinical-care-standards/acute-anaphylaxis-clinical-care-standard.

The Anaphylaxis Clinical Care Standard was launched today, 24th November, via a live one-hour webcast event. Medical experts, including Dr Preeti Joshi, discussed barriers to prompt recognition of anaphylaxis, appropriate treatment, safe discharge and best practice care after anaphylaxis.  

The National Allergy Strategy, ASCIA and Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA) have been represented on the expert working group run by the Commission, to support the evidence review, development and launch of the Clinical Care Standard, which is consistent with ASCIA Guidelines for Acute Management of Anaphylaxis. To access the ASCIA Guidelines go to www.allergy.org.au/hp/papers/acute-management-of-anaphylaxis-guidelines

Download a copy: Acute Anaphylaxis Clinical Care Standard

Media releaseNational standard of care for anaphylaxis will save lives