Monthly Archives: September 2013

Epinephrine auto-injectors in schools

The death of a Texas middle-school student last week is another high-profile anaphylaxis tragedy.  Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction that can be fatal.  Emergency treatment for severe cases involves prompt administration of a shot of epinephrine (adrenaline) and a call to 911 (the epinephrine shot wears off in a few minutes and additional treatment may […]

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