Management and diagnostic guidelines for urticaria and angio-oedema

Br J Dermatol. 2001 Apr;144(4):708-14. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2133.2001.04175.x.


These guidelines for management of urticaria and angio-oedema have been prepared for dermatologists on behalf of the British Association of Dermatologists. They present evidence-based guidance for treatment, with identification of the strength of evidence available at the time of preparation of the guidelines, and a brief overview of aetiology, diagnosis and investigation.

Publication types

  • Guideline
  • Practice Guideline
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Angioedema / diagnosis
  • Angioedema / drug therapy*
  • Angioedema / etiology
  • Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Histamine H1 Antagonists / therapeutic use
  • Humans
  • Prognosis
  • Urticaria / diagnosis
  • Urticaria / drug therapy*
  • Urticaria / etiology


  • Histamine H1 Antagonists