Tag: anaphylaxis

Lone Star tick

Tick-Bite 62 Years Ago Identified as Cause of Anaphylaxis from Gel...

A 71 year-old man suffered intraoperative anaphylaxis to a hemostatic agent applied at the conclusion of a procedure.
Toddler eating egg

Study Highlights Triggers of Anaphylaxis in Infants, Children

According to the study, triggers for anaphylaxis can differ based on geographical region.
Opioid Crisis

How the Opioid Crisis Could Affect the Availability of Epinephrine

Pharma is under pressure to respond which has already resulted in one company seeking bankruptcy protection.
Air Travel

Stocking Epinephrine Auto-Injectors on Commercial Flights Found to be Cost-Effective

According to this study, base-case scenarios demonstrate the annual cost per passenger-at-risk would be $0.08.
Emma Sloan

Mother’s Campaign After Daughter’s Death from Allergen Exposure Saves Acquaintance

Woman saved by epinephrine from the same pharmacy that denied Emma the life-saving medication.
EMS

Study: Guidelines for Managing Anaphylaxis in Children Need an Update

Study shows that pre-hospital treatment with epinephrine has the highest protective effect against uncontrolled allergic reaction.
Karanbir Cheema

What We Learned from the Karanbir Cheema Inquest

Myriad failings came together leading to Karan's death. Here are a few glaring issues that must be addressed arising from testimony at the inquest.
Peanuts

Study: Peanut OIT Increases Allergic Reactions, Compared with Avoidance or Placebo

Despite effectively inducing desensitisation in the clinic, OIT for peanut allergies appears to considerably increase allergic and anaphylactic reactions, compared with avoidance or placebo.
Zhaire Smith

An NBA Star and the Allergic Reaction That Almost Killed Him

19 year-old rookie Zhaire Smith closes the NBA regular season having broken into the starting rotation, but it could have turned out differently.
Shahi Tandoori

Take-Out Restaurant Fined Almost $20,000 for Breaching Food Allergy Regulations

A customer's partner required treatment for anaphylaxis at a local emergency department.

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