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Tag: stock epinephrine
As Survey Finds Majority Struggling to Find EpiPens, Rival Auvi-Q Gains
Updated Aug. 21, 2018: An online survey of epinephrine auto-injector access, conducted by the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE),… Read more »
Are Schools Ready for Severe Allergic Reactions? Study Sees Key Gaps
A majority of school nurses report being trained to handle severe food allergy reactions, and most have stock (or unassigned)… Read more »
Back-to-School with Food Allergies: 7 Must-Have Tools
Updated August, 2022: Back-to-school season is a big deal in every student’s life. But when a child has food allergies,… Read more »
Stock Epi Use Rises Sharply at New York City Schools
The number of reactions requiring stock epinephrine tripled over 5 years.
Stock Epi Used in 38% of Anaphylactic Reactions in U.S. Schools
Expanded survey looked at more than 6,500 elementary, middle and high schools.
New Jersey Expands Access to Stock Epi With New Law
New legislation provides for training with epinephrine auto-injectors and liability protection.
Law Allows Texas Pharmacists to Give Epinephrine for Allergic Reactions
Novel legislation helpful since pharmacy likely closest in an emergency.
WestJet Halts Carrying Auto-Injectors on Flights
The Canadian airline WestJet has announced it is not carrying epinephrine auto-injectors in its medical kits
The Canadian Town Where Stock Epinephrine is the New AED
Nurse practitioner behind project of mass placement of stock auto-injectors.