Early Epinephrine Means Fewer Hospitalizations for Kids with Food Allergies

Importantly, only 17% of patients treated with epinephrine before arriving to the ED were hospitalized compared to 43% who were treated first in the ED, a significant difference.


Researchers investigated the impact and potential benefits of early treatment with epinephrine for food-induced anaphylaxis in an article recently published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice.

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Fleming, Jude T. et al. (September 6, 2014). Early Treatment of Food-induced Anaphylaxis with Epinephrine Is Associated with a Lower Risk of Hospitalization. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice. Retrieved online on October 8, 2014 at http://www.jaci-inpractice.org...(14)00294-3/fulltext

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