anaphylaxis prevention

Get response ready for the anaphylactic momentEvery nurse practitioner should review the AAP guidelines and include an action plan in each of their practice settings. All providers should communicate information to all school, camp, and field nurses who are often the first to assess a child presenting with symptoms of anaphylaxis outside a medical facility.
Allergic Kids Aren’t Getting Enough Epinephrine
Allergic Kids Aren’t Getting Enough EpinephrineA new study shows that only a third of children suffering allergic reactions receive epinephrine immediately.
Keeping epinephrine on hand at school saves livesSchools that stock epinephrine for emergency use to treat anaphylaxis caused by food reactions or other triggers can see striking benefits, a new study shows.
Food allergy, anaphylaxis and the 911 lottery (VIDEO)Learn about variations between EMS provided from state-to-state... country-to-country.. and even agency-to-agency.
Study highlights need to address anaphylaxis preventionSevere life-threatening allergic reactions are more common than many thought. Anaphylaxis very likely occurs in nearly 1 in 50 Americans (1.6%), and the rate is probably higher, close to 1 in 20 (5.1%), according to a study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.