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.
It’s important to be organized and communicate well to ensure that the school your allergic child is attending is on top of anaphylaxis prevention measures and safety protocols.
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.