Tag: anaphylaxis

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.
Beth Ward and Stephanie Maynard

Teacher Uses Her Auto-Injector Training to Save School Nurse from Anaphylaxis

The teacher had the benefit of Kingsport City Schools' yearly medical training. She told WJHL that without it, she may not have known how to help.
Snap-EMS Kit

Snap Medical Announces EMS-Designed Epinephrine Delivery Kit

Kit can be assembled and ready for administration in 25 seconds.
Giorgi Sisters

Must See: ‘ViewFinder: Food for Thought – Food Allergies’

This documentary should be required viewing for everyone as the food allergy epidemic has affected so many in the community.

Judge Dismisses Suit by Prisoner Repeatedly Served Peanut Butter and Fish...

His lawyer said Vartinelli has suffered permanent health effects including breathing problems, chest pain, and heart and nerve damage.

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