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07/31/2015
...this post. Think oranges are only for juicing? Think again! Oranges can provide a fun and educational experience to practice using auto-injectable epinephrine! While in clinic one afternoon, a mother pulled out a bag of citrus fruits (oranges and grapefruits work best because of their large size) and her expired auto-injectable epinephrine. To my surprise and delight, she wanted to inject the oranges with her expired epinephrine devices so that I could “see” her practice...
09/09/2010
...consideration is time. Calling 911 or driving the person to the emergency room are the first things that should be done. Also, it is important to have an epinephrine auto-injector on hand for those times. How You Can Protect Yourself or Be Ready for Potential Anaphylaxis Follow-up with your doctor or allergist if you or your little one had a severe reaction. If you’ve been prescribed self-injectable epinephrine, carry it at all times. (Here’s a...
07/21/2016
...to pack: Epinephrine auto-injector Allergy cards Antibacterial wipes Diaper bag: Check out our blog post on what to pack. Neocate: Make sure to pack enough to last your entire trip! Medications Cash, ATM card, or traveler’s checks Printouts of reservations Travel tips: Plan ahead of time. Make sure you have the right amount of Neocate to last your entire trip. You don’t want to have to call pharmacies to locate formula while you are relaxing...
01/07/2014
...will be helpful to know if they were given a shot in their leg called epinephrine at any point. Epinephrine is the treatment for anaphylaxis, which is a sudden onset, severe allergic reaction. Do the symptoms resolve completely when the food is avoided and/or return with every ingestion? Allergic reactions to a food only occur when that food is encountered. In addition, they should occur every time that food is eaten, regardless of form. For...
Traveling with Neocate – Ready, Set, Go!
08/02/2017
...pack some extra to avoid running out. Want about packing? Here are some tips and a checklist of items you will want to include: Packing Checklist: Epinephrine & Medications – Making sure to keep medications and your epinephrine auto-injector with you will be useful if they are needed during transit, but will also ensure that should something either delay or inhibit your luggage from meeting you at your destination that you have medications on hand....
01/02/2012
...are helping families prepare for these situations by ensuring that: Each child has an epinephrine device The family and child (if age appropriate) know how and when to use the device The family can train others on how to use device The student has an emergency plan (such as a 504 plan) for the facility in case of a reaction Reactions in schools Reactions in schools are actually rare. However, it is important to know...
09/09/2008
...of epinephrine to stop the reaction. He later learned that the hostess stashed a few remaining dairy treats into the ice pop box to save space in the freezer. She had completely forgotten about it when she offered the ice pops to the dairy allergic child. Where will they play? Survey the environment carefully through your “allergy-colored” glasses. Do they have pets? Pet food can contain allergens. There are now peanut butter filled dog treats....
07/25/2017
...or snacks to be stored? Is there a dedicated place to store epinephrine at camp? Ask: is your child allowed to bring packed lunches/snacks? What about potential allergens from the other campers that will be attending camp with your little one? Is there a food allergy management plan for the camp? Is there a designated area for little ones with food allergies to eat? What kind of camp staff are available for your child? Is...
   
 
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