Tag: American Academy of Pediatrics

Infant

AAP Clinical Report Highlights Early Introduction of Peanut-Based Foods to Prevent...

The American Academy of Pediatrics updates a clinical report that explores how maternal and infant nutrition affect development of infant allergies.
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Back-to-School Check: Did You Update Your Child’s Food Allergy Emergency Plan?

An important resource that takes much of the guesswork out of responding to your child's emergency.
Auvi-Q Measure

FDA Approves Auvi-Q with Lower Dose for Infants and Small Children

New variant also has smaller needle size to prevent hitting bone during administration.
INCORRECT Application of an EpiPen!

Editorial: Access to School Nurse and Training Staff to Administer Epinephrine...

The process is more complicated than simply pulling out an auto-injector and jabbing them in the leg.

Study: Epinephrine and More Trained Staff to Administer It Needed in...

Epinephrine is saving lives at school but is often administered by unlicensed staff or students.
Nassar Ahmed

Lessons to be Learned from the Nasar Ahmed Inquest

Takeaways that should be considered for all school age children with severe food allergies.

How to Determine Whether it’s Anaphylaxis

A primer to discuss with your child's doctor courtesy of FARE.
No time to waste

Epinephrine First, Period

The AAP dispels common misconceptions about when to use the drug with anaphylaxis.
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American Academy of Pediatrics Publishes Their Own Emergency Action Plan Template

Plan, completed with your child's doctor, specifies the actions to be taken when anaphylaxis or ingestion of an allergen is suspected.

Does Aralyte™ Capitalize on Parents’ Fear of Peanut Allergy?

The active ingredient is peanut protein, the same as in peanut butter. Is the company playing on your fear to justify the cost?

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