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Not sure how to properly use an epipen? This video does a great job of explaining how to use the emergency anaphylaxis treatment.
These great tips will help you to deal with an anaphylaxis emergency. This is a handy (and potentially life-saving) reference.
The information presented here will make you an anaphylaxis expert. Be sure to click through all the sections for an informative, well-written review.
What is anaphylaxis? What do you need to remember in case of a severe allergic reaction? This great reference list will keep you in-the-know.
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Here you will find a sample letter to send to the parents of your child's classmates. Nice model for alerting the room mothers to your child's anaphylaxis.
This nice site for kids with anaphylaxis features tips for schools, kids' artwork about their allergies and books to share with your children about staying safe.
Bookmark this glossary and consult it when you come across unfamiliar terms. It's like a translator for your allergist.
This review is a nice place to start. Along with a good list of symptoms and triggers, this article includes a description of how an allergist will work with you to prevent future reactions.
Why are allergic reactions uncomfortable for some and dangerous for others? Researchers are zeroing in on a possible cause of anaphylaxis: S1P.
Along with some standard definitions, this article does a great job of summing up potential anaphylaxis triggers. We knew about bees, but who would have suspected IV tubes?
Stinging insects often cause anaphylaxis. Find information here on insects' range and habits so you'll be better able to avoid them.
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