Half of patients cannot use their adrenaline injectors

Kelly, Brian
July 2002
Pulse;7/22/2002, Vol. 62 Issue 29, p7
Discusses a study which revealed that more than half of the patients with life-threatening allergies do not know how to use their adrenaline devices in Great Britain. Role of general practitioners in inappropriately prescribing adrenaline in non life-threatening cases; Remarks from Doctor Gavin Spickett on prescribing adrenaline for non life-threatening events; Criticism against the government over failure to recognize allergy as an area needing investment.


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