First Aid Techniques
- Do not hesitate to act!
- The first signs of anaphylaxis can be mild, becoming life-threatening very quickly.
- Alert security or safety officer and arrange for transportation of the patient.
- If the patient has an Epinephrine auto-injector, use it at the first signs of the anaphylaxis. Repeat every 5 minutes if the symptoms intensify.
- Transport the patient to professional medical assistance.
For assistance with spider bites, contact the Poison Information Helpline on +27(0)21 931-6129