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A flight paramedic shares her harrowing experience of a severe allergic reaction to medication and her gratitude to the flight nurse who treated her
Spoiler alert, we are terrible at giving epinephrine to anaphylaxis patients. But we’re going to fix this right now!
Watch as EMS clinicians respond to an allergic reaction at, of all places, an allergy clinic
Carl Amos was alone when he tried to escape to safety, but he tripped and broke his hip
Four distinct events must occur in order for an anaphylactic reaction to manifest
South Kingstown EMS trio came to the aid of State Police Col. James Manni who was experiencing anaphylaxis
The bill was recently advanced by the state Assembly Health Committee
The service was sued for reportedly not carrying IV epinephrine to treat the woman’s severe allergic reaction
Shelly LeGere is currently campaigning to have ALS fire apparatus respond to medical calls
The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology notes that vaccines should be administered in a healthcare setting where anaphylaxis can be quickly treated
Muskegon County’s “Yellow Dot” program will allow first responders to render needed treatment more quickly after a crash or medical emergency
Steven Jean-Pierre desperately tried to save his son as he struggled to breathe after apparently suffering from an allergic reaction to the smell of cooking fish
The shortage is one of several that have hit the drug market recently, prompting lawmakers to call for officials to address gaps in pharmaceutical manufacturing
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said the approval is part of a “longstanding commitment to advance access to lower cost, safe and effective alternatives”
One county in Texas found a cost-effective way to get epinephrine in the hands of those first to arrive to allow them to treat patients quicker