J. Ellen Schonfeld, RN

223 PHILLIP MORRIS DR

Articles

Anaphylaxis: Commonsense Ways to Reduce Risk

September 02, 2008

The term “anaphylaxis” (without protection) was first coined by Richet and Portier in 1902 to describe a “supersensitivity” reaction they observed while attempting to produce tolerance to sea anemone venom in dogs. During their experiments, an unforeseen event occurred.