Physicians prescribe adrenaline autoinjectors, do parents use them when needed?


Esenboga S., Kahveci M., Cetinkaya P., Sahiner Ü. M. , Soyer Ö., Buyuktiryaki B., ...More

ALLERGOLOGIA ET IMMUNOPATHOLOGIA, vol.48, no.1, pp.3-7, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.aller.2019.07.009
  • Journal Name: ALLERGOLOGIA ET IMMUNOPATHOLOGIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE, DIALNET
  • Page Numbers: pp.3-7
  • Keywords: Anaphylaxis, Adrenaline autoinjectors, Food allergy, Training, FOOD ALLERGY, ANAPHYLAXIS, EPINEPHRINE, CHILDREN, EPIDEMIOLOGY, MANAGEMENT, TRENDS

Abstract

Background: Anaphylaxis is a sudden, severe, and potentially life-threatening allergic reaction, affecting a portion of allergic patients. Adrenaline is the first-line medication for anaphylaxis and available in many parts of the world as adrenaline autoinjectors (AAIs).