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As Schools Boost Access to EpiPens, Do Teachers Know How to Use Them?


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Dr. Dave Stukus, a pediatric allergist at Nationwide Children's Children's Hospital, and a medical advisor for Kids With Food Allergies, is featured in this video and article supporting increased access to epinephrine in schools.  Dr. Stukus also reviews how to correctly use an epinephrine auto-injector in this article posted on Live Science.

Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) is a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). AAFA is the largest and oldest nonprofit patient organization dedicated to asthma and allergies. KFA educates families and communities with practical food allergy management strategies to save lives and improve the quality of life for children and their families. Our online community includes public blogs. To post a comment, you will need to register or sign in. Registered members have access to additional specialized support forums for food allergies. Registration is free!

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Training videos for all available epinephrine autoinjectors are available at:

 

Adrenaclickβ„’

(www.adrenaclick.com)
adrenaclick
Auvi-Qβ„’

(www.auvi-q.com)
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Epinephrine Injection, USP auto-injector, authorized generic (AG) of Adrenaclickβ„’

(www.epinephrineautoinject.com)
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EpiPenβ„’ and EpiPen Jrβ„’

(www.epipen.com)
epi-pen

 

REFERENCES

  1. Product information for Adrenaclickβ„’. Amedra Pharmaceuticals LLC. Horsham, PA 19044. June 2012.
  2. Product information for Auvi-Qβ„’. Sanofi-Aventis U.S. Bridgewater, NJ 08807. September 2012.
  3. Product information for Epinephrine Injection, USP auto-injector, the authorized generic (AG) of Adrenaclickβ„’. Lineage Therapeutics. Horsham, PA 19044. March 2013.
  4. Product information for EpiPen. Mylan Inc. Basking Ridge, NJ 07920. August 2012.

 

- See more at: http://community.kidswithfooda...sthash.69DlJIOZ.dpuf

 

 

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