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Apr
24

Early epinephrine for anaphylaxis tied to fewer overall doses

A 4-year study at a pediatric emergency department in Montreal, Canada says that although anaphylaxis accounts for an increasing percentage of all pediatric emergency department (ED) visits, early use of epinephrine before ED arrival is associated with a lower likelihood of requiring multiple doses of epinephrine in the ED (Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Published online April 20, 2016).