TITLE

PRESCRIBING EPIPENS

AUTHOR(S)
Clark, Andrew; Nasser, Shuaib
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Pulse;3/19/2008, Vol. 68 Issue 10, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the top ten tips on prescribing adrenaline autoinjectors. It mentions the importance of emphasizing the differences in which these autoinjectors are activated. It also stresses the significance of providing good allergen avoidance advice. Furthermore, it highlights the need to inform patients what they should do if they misfire the autoinjector.
ACCESSION #
31584644

 

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