2. Amateur videos on YouTube:
How to use the EpiPen injector. Allergy News Blog.
Luke’s Guide to Saving Luke. Allergy News Blog.
Drugs used for management of anaphylaxis are remembered by the mnemonic EASI:
Antihistamines PO, IM
Steroids PO, IM, IV
Inhaled b2-agonists, if wheezing
This may happen if EpiPen is not used properly: thumb self-injection.
What are the ‘ideal’ features of an adrenaline (epinephrine) auto-injector in the treatment of anaphylaxis? http://goo.gl/lxCh
Figure: Design overview of currently available auto-injectors for emergency self-administration of adrenaline in the treatment of anaphylaxis.
Training of trainers on epinephrine autoinjector use increases correct use from 23.3% to 74.2% http://goo.gl/lMfSR