Availability of the epinephrine autoinjector at school in children with peanut allergy.

@article{Benshoshan2008AvailabilityOT,
  title={Availability of the epinephrine autoinjector at school in children with peanut allergy.},
  author={Moshe Ben-shoshan and Rhoda Sheryl Kagan and Mathieu Primeau and Reza Alizadehfar and Nina Verreault and Joyce W Yu and Nathalie Nicolas and Lawrence Joseph and Elizabeth J Turnbull and Claire Dufresne and Yvan St Pierre and Ann Elaine Clarke},
  journal={Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology},
  year={2008},
  volume={100 6},
  pages={
          570-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND Peanut allergy accounts for most severe food-related allergic reactions, and accidental exposures are frequent. Delayed administration of epinephrine and the allergic individual's failure to personally carry epinephrine contribute to fatal outcomes. OBJECTIVES To describe epinephrine autoinjector availability at school and to determine factors that might affect autoinjector availability in children allergic to peanut. METHODS Two hundred seventy-one children with peanut allergy… CONTINUE READING

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