Allergic reactions and anaphylaxis - signs & symptoms


Shandee Chernow

3:42 mins


Lesson Details

*Allergic* reactions can vary greatly from person to person; some reactions can appear within minutes while some may take several hours. Allergies can affect the skin, the gastrointestinal tract, the respiratory tract and in some cases, the cardiovascular system. Reactions can range from mild to severe, including the potentially life-threatening condition anaphylaxis.

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to recognize the common signs of a mild allergic reaction as well as better understand anaphylaxis and the signs of an anaphylactic reaction.

This course is perfect for any hospitality staff member responsible for taking part in or managing food and beverage service or preparation.


Instructor

Shandee Chernow

President of CertiStar™

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