First aids for anaphylactic shock
He shock Anaphylactic is a severe allergic reaction that can cause a sore throat, preventing adequate breathing and can cause death in a few minutes. In this way, he shock anaphylactic should be treated as soon as possible.
In this case, the first aids are important to guarantee the probabilities of survival of the victim, including the following:
- Call an ambulance or take a person immediately to an emergency room;
- Observe whether the person is conscious and breathing. If the person faints and stops breathing, a cardiac massage must be performed. Find out how to do it correctly.
- If you are breathing, you must lean the patient and lift his legs to facilitate blood circulation.
Asimism, you should look for if the person has some adrenaline junk in clothes or pocket, for example, and inject it in the skin before possible. Usually, people with food allergies, which have a great risk of having a shock Anaphylactic, suelen carry this type of medication so that they are injected in emergency situations.
On the other hand, in case he shock there has been a case of an insect or snake bite, the animal must be removed from the skin and applied to the area to reduce the spread of poison, and immediately assist the emergency service.
how to recognize one shock anaphylactic
The next symptoms are the first ones to emerge before a shock anaphylactic:
- Increased heart rate;
- Difficulty breathing and presence of wheezing and wheezing;
- stomach pain;
- Nausea and vomiting;
- Hinchazón de los labios, tongue or throat;
- Pale skin and cold sweating;
- Comezón in the body;
- Mareo and fainting;
- Heart stop.
These symptoms can appear seconds or hours after contact with the substance causing the allergic reaction, which may be a medicine, the venom of animals such as bees and avispas, foods such as shrimps and cacahuates, and guantes, condoms or other objects manufactured with latex.
How to prevent a shock anaphylactic
The best way to prevent shock anaphylactic is not having contact with the substance causing the allergy, avoiding the consumption of shrimp or other seafood or contact with objects made with latex, for example.
Other preventive measures can be requested from the doctor for a prescription of a treatment kit for him shock and learn to apply the injection of adrenaline, if necessary.
In addition, it is necessary to inform friends and family about the allergy and teach them to use the emergency kit, and it is also important to use a wristband that informs about the allergy in public places and clusters, to facilitate the first aid.
How is treatment carried out in the hospital
In the hospital, the patient with shock an anaphylactic must be treated quickly with an oxygen mask, to facilitate breathing, and with the application of adrenaline intravenously, which will act on the body, reducing the allergic reaction and normalizing its vital functions.
Find out more about treatment in case of shock anaphylactic.
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