MICU Education

University of Pittsburgh


Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction which could be fatal if there is a delay in recognition and initiation of treatment.


To learn more about anaphylaxis, refer to the lecture below:


Additional Reading

For review of recent literature, visit PulmCCM.


  1. Zilberstein J, McCurdy MT, Winters ME. Anaphylaxis. The Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2014; 47:182-187.

  2. Muraro A, Roberts G, Worm M, Bilo MB, Brockow K, Fernandez Rivas M, Santos AF, Zolkipli ZQ, Bellou A, Beyer K, Bindslev-Jensen C, Cardona V, Clark AT, Demoly P, Dubois AE, DunnGalvin A, Eigenmann P, Halken S, Harada L, Lack G, Jutel M, Niggemann B, Rueff F, Timmermans F, Vlieg-Boerstra BJ, Werfel T, Dhami S, Panesar S, Akdis CA, Sheikh A. Anaphylaxis: guidelines from the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Allergy. 2014; 69:1026-1045.