Parental knowledge and use of epinephrine auto-injector for children with food allergy

@article{Pouessel2006ParentalKA,
  title={Parental knowledge and use of epinephrine auto-injector for children with food allergy},
  author={Guillaume Pouessel and Antoine Deschildre and C. Castelain and Anne Sardet and S. Sagot-Bevenot and A de Sauve-Boeuf and Caroline Thumerelle and Clarisse Longo dos Santos},
  journal={Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology},
  year={2006},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={
          221-6
        }
}
Epinephrine should be prescribed for patients at risk of anaphylaxis. Our purpose was to determine the use of Anapen prescribed for food-allergic children, to assess parental knowledge regarding Anapen, and to evaluate the arrangements for emergency kits and personalized care projects in everyday life. A prospective study was performed with a questionnaire sent to families with a food-allergic child previously prescribed Anapen. One hundred and fifty two families were contacted and finally 111… CONTINUE READING
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