Tag: anaphylaxis

Peta Hickey

What We Learned from the Peta Hickey Inquest

"The snapshot provided by this inquest has revealed an industry putting profits over patients."
Clare McGuire BEFORE the Incident

Not Just Foods: Woman’s Eyebrow Wax and Tint Leads to Biphasic...

"I thought I looked like Quasimodo and my sons told me I looked like the Elephant Man."
Epinephrine US UK

The UK is Working Toward Providing Stock Epinephrine in Public Places....

We need to take action to help protect the allergic community.
Epinephrine Auto-Injector

Epinephrine Remains Alarmingly Underused for Anaphylaxis in Children: Study

The use of epinephrine — the treatment of choice for anaphylaxis — remains at suboptimal levels.
American Airlines

Woman Suffering Anaphylaxis During Flight Saved By Arizona State Representative

Quick thinking Dr Amish Shah saves the day while returning from an ER doctor's conference.
Cameron Wahid

Inquest Confirms 7-Year-Old Cameron Wahid Died From Sauce Containing Milk

Boy died on vacation in Italy after eating a few bites of sauce the family was assured contained no dairy.
Pregnant Woman with IV

Nurse Stripped of License After Pregnant Woman Suffers Anaphylaxis Due to...

The chart of the woman hospitalized with hyperemesis listed her allergy to the drug administered by the nurse.
Cason Hallwood

Cason Hallwood Inquest Reveals Grandfather Forgot About Grandson’s Nut Allergy

Glaze used for Christmas ham likely triggered Cason's anaphylaxis, taking his life.
Annika Larson

Texas Woman Saved by Her Auto-Injector After Eating Gelato in Rome

Another example of why it is imperative to have your epinephrine with you and use it when you first suspect anaphylaxis.

Notebooks, check. Backpack, check. Peanut allergy treatment, check. (Sponsored)

What if you could give your child a treatment option, in addition to practicing a strict peanut-free diet?