A patient has collapsed with an anaphylactic reaction. What symptoms would you expect to see?
The patient will have a low blood pressure (hypotensive) and will have a fast heart rate (tachycardia) usually associated with skin and mucosal changes.
The patient will have a high blood pressure (hypertensive) and will have a fast heart rate (tachycardia).
The patient will quickly find breathing very difficult because of compromise to their airway or circulation. This is accompanied by skin and mucosal changes
The patient will experience a sense of impending doom, hyperventilate and be itchy all over