TITLE

Knowledge about using auto-injectable adrenaline: review of patients' case notes and interviews with general practitioners

AUTHOR(S)
Hayman, Grant R.; Bansal, Jacqueline A.; Bansal, Amolak S.
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/6/2003, Vol. 327 Issue 7427, p1328
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the treatment of anaphylaxis in the United Kingdom. Details of a study of patients prescribed injectable adrenaline and how they were evaluated at the first hospital assessment; Finding that patients and doctors do not have enough knowledge about how and when to use the auto-injecting adrenaline devices.
ACCESSION #
11653325

 

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