anaphylactic shock


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anaphylactic shock

n.
Anaphylaxis in which systemic vasodilation results in shock.

anaphylactic shock

n
(Medicine) a severe, sometimes fatal, reaction to a substance to which a person has an extreme sensitivity, often involving respiratory difficulty and circulation failure
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Noun1.anaphylactic shock - a severe and rapid and sometimes fatal hypersensitivity reaction to a substance (especially a vaccine or penicillin or shellfish or insect venom) to which the organism has become sensitized by previous exposure
anaphylaxis - hypersensitivity reaction to the ingestion or injection of a substance (a protein or drug) resulting from prior contact with a substance
Translations
anafylaktický šok
anafylactische shock
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ACARDIFF University researcher was hospitalised after suffering an anaphylactic shock on being bitten by a mouse.
Topics include dealing with choking, seizures, bleeding, anaphylactic shock and CPR.
Coles added: "He added: "Unfortunately I did look like a walrus having anaphylactic shock.
Chris described feeling dizzy and sick, before he suddenly collapsed and felt his throat begin to close up as he went into anaphylactic shock.
Avon Coroner's Court heard a member of the public administered an EpiPen to Chloe, who was in anaphylactic shock, before paramedics attended the scene.
She suffered anaphylactic shock, despite passers-by using her EpiPen to try to save her.
EpiPens are used in emergencies for the treatment of severe allergies to insect bites and foods like nuts and eggs that can cause anaphylactic shock.
The defendants failed to warn the general public about the health risks associated with the product that include burns, scarring, allergic reactions, anaphylactic shock, and skin depigmentation, the lawsuit states.
Fearing for her life she managed to drive from Milnsbridge to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary A&E where she was treated immediately for anaphylactic shock.
Exposure to peanuts can cause anaphylactic shock in those who have the allergy, which in severe cases can be fatal.
Twenty people die from anaphylactic shock each year.
BIRMINGHAM has the highest rate of people being treated at hospital for anaphylactic shock, figures have revealed.