A randomized maternal evaluation of epinephrine autoinjection devices.

@article{Brown2013ARM,
  title={A randomized maternal evaluation of epinephrine autoinjection devices.},
  author={Josephine R. Brown and David P Tuthill and Mazin Alfaham and Elizabeth Spear},
  journal={Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology},
  year={2013},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={173-7}
}
BACKGROUND Intramuscular epinephrine (adrenaline) is the first-line therapy for anaphylaxis and prompt administration improves outcome. In 2011, two epinephrine autoinjectors existed in the United Kingdom, differing in their users' administration method: EpiPen(®) and Anapen(®) . We routinely train all families who receive these devices. AIM To evaluate: Maternal competence in using epinephrine autoinjectors following our standard anaphylaxis training package. Which device mothers found… CONTINUE READING
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