AEFI Management & Kit

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AEFI Management & Kit :

AEFI Management & Kit DPMU_NHM Anantapuramu

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AEFI TREATMENT KIT

STEPS IN MANAGEMENT OF ANAPHYLAXIS:

STEPS IN MANAGEMENT OF ANAPHYLAXIS Once diagnosis is made, consider patient being in a potentially fatal condition, regardless of the severity of the current symptoms. Begin treatment immediately, In addition, make plans to transfer the patient immediately to the hospital (if not already in a hospital setting). As described earlier, make easy availability of AEFI treatment kit

MANAGEMENT OF ANAPHYLAXIS:

MANAGEMENT OF ANAPHYLAXIS Give adrenaline 1:1000 (age appropriate dose) by deep i /m injection into opposite limb, Give an additional half dose around the injection site (to delay antigen absorption). If no improvement, repeat within 10-20 minutes of the first injection, up to a maximum of three doses, in total. Give Inj. Hydrocortisone IM or slow IV per dosage If patient conscious after adrenaline is given, place his/her head lower than the feet and keep the patient warm. Give oxygen by face mask, if available. Mark the immunization card clearly to prevent future repeat dose of offending vaccine. Report anaphylaxis to the appropriate officer

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