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Injectable adrenaline for children
  • Relevant BNF section: 3.4.3

Abstract

Anaphylaxis is a severe, life-threatening, generalised or systemic acute hypersensitivity reaction and represents a medical emergency. Treatment with adrenaline* is urgent, may be life-saving and is most quickly given by injection by the child or a carer. Here, we review the injectable adrenaline preparations available for children and consider for whom they should be prescribed.

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  • Relevant BNF section: 3.4.3

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