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Anaphylaxis symptoms and grading chart
I know I posted this in other threads, and I thought in it's own thread but I can't find it. Thought it would be helpful for new members who didn't see it.
some definitions to go with the chart...
1. Itching, an unpleasant cutaneous sensation that provokes the desire to rub or scratch the skin to obtain relief.
2. Any of various conditions marked by itching, the specific site or type being indicated by a modifying term.
A transient condition of the skin, usually caused by an allergic reaction, characterised by pale or reddened irregular, elevated patches and severe itching, hives.
A vascular reaction involving the deep dermis or subcutaneous or submucal tissues, representing localised oedema caused by dilatation and increased permeability of the capillaries and characterised by development of giant wheals
The excessive rapidity in the action of the heart, the term is usually applied to a heart rate above 100 per minute and may be qualified as atrial, junctional (nodal) or ventricular and as paroxysmal.
Shortness of breath, difficult or laboured breathing.
A bluish discolouration, applied especially to such discolouration of skin and mucous membranes due to excessive concentration of reduced haemoglobin in the blood.
A slowness of the heart beat, as evidenced by slowing of the pulse rate to less than 60 beats per minute
persistent watery mucus discharge from the nose
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