The number of reactions requiring stock epinephrine tripled over 5 years.
Expanded survey looked at more than 6,500 elementary, middle and high schools.
New legislation provides for training with epinephrine auto-injectors and liability protection.
Novel legislation helpful since pharmacy likely closest in an emergency.
The Canadian airline WestJet has announced it is not carrying epinephrine auto-injectors in its medical kits
Nurse practitioner behind project of mass placement of stock auto-injectors.
Under entity laws, “stock epi” is moving to public venues – including theme parks, restaurants, sports arenas and daycares
She has a master’s degree and more than 20 years’ experience in public policy and philanthropy – but behind the professional demeanor, Jennifer Jobrack also knows the worrisome realities of life as a food allergy mom. Jobrack first became involved in food allergy advocacy when she joined the Food Allergy Initiative (FAI) in 2010 as… Read more »
Emergency auto-injectors were used in more than 900 cases of anaphylaxis in U.S. schools last academic year.