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Anaphylaxis in Children: Current Understanding and Key Issues in Diagnosis and Treatment by Chitra Dinakar, Section of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, University of Missouri-Kansas City. July 2012
Obese patients need to inject epinephrine/adrenalin lower into the thigh to make sure that they reach muscle. March 2013
Exercise induced anaphylaxis: a clinical view. Detailed article summarising current evidence on pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of exercise induced anaphylaxis from Carolotta Povesi Dascola and Carlo Caffarelli of the Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale at the Università degli Studi di Parma. September 2012
Will the new Auvi-Q epinephrine/adrenalin injector challenge the Epipen's dominance? It is smaller, slimmer and can 'talk you through' using it in an emergency – could be very helpful when you are panicking. Interesting article in the NY Times – and check out their site.
The EAACI launches a Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Campaign across Europe to enhance knowledge and awareness of food allergy amongst policy makers and to educate the public how to react in an emergency. February 2013
On average, only 59% of US patients and/or their caregivers carry epinephrine auto-injectors (EpiPens) and, in the case of many of those who do carry EpiPens, their units may have expired. May 2012
Anaphylaxis in Latin America. Main clinical manifestation on the skin causes: drugs (31.2%), foods (23.3%) and insect stings (14.9%) in adults, with foods predominating in children. June 2011
Up to 6% of Americans may have had an anaphylactic allergic reaction – AAAAI meeting report. March 2012
Freddy the Mouse allergy books for small children. August 2011
Allergy within the NHS – a circular problem. Frances Dale explains. October 2011
A great blog by the mother of four-year-old Gabriel who has a multiplicity of life threatening allergies. September 2010
A warning about adrenalin/epinephrine injectors from FAAN. May 2010
The hidden menace that can cause death during surgery. How a cough syrup can kill you! Dr Harry Morrow Brown explains how. February 2010
How hard it can be parenting a severely allergic child. February 2010
Is tongue tingling a safe guide to allergenicity? From the US Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network. 2009
Anaphylaxis action plan - Ruth Holroyd describes her first experience using an EpiPen and suggests at anaphylaxis action plan. 2009.
Use your EpiPen! Nut-allergic Ruth Holroyd encourages fellow allergics to use their EpiPen. On two occasions she did not – and only just survived... 2009
Moving on to college: how to help teenagers with food allergies and intolerances cope when they leave home for university, by Carole Risinger. 2005
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