Anaphylaxis treatment: current barriers to adrenaline auto‐injector use

  title={Anaphylaxis treatment: current barriers to adrenaline auto‐injector use},
  author={T. Song and M. Worm and P. Lieberman},
  pages={983 - 991}
  • T. Song, M. Worm, P. Lieberman
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Allergy
  • Anaphylaxis is a life‐threatening condition that is increasing in prevalence in the developed world. There is universal expert agreement that rapid intramuscular injection of adrenaline is life‐saving and constitutes the first‐line treatment of anaphylaxis. The unpredictable nature of anaphylaxis and its rapid progression makes necessary the availability of a portable emergency treatment suitable for self‐administration. Thus, anaphylaxis treatment guidelines recommend that at‐risk patients are… CONTINUE READING
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