Several months ago, a law was passed by the California legislature mandating the injectable epinephrine be stocked in all schools. The law, SB 1226 was signed by Governor Brown and goes into effect in 2015. In years past if a child had food allergies, the parents were responsible to bring the child’s epinephrine injector device […]
Fatal anaphylaxis deaths has not been well studied in recent years. There is no registry for anaphylaxis related deaths. Anaphylaxis has increased over the years. A study was published from Albert Einstein College of Medicine looking at fatal anaphylaxis trends from 1999-2010. During that period of time there were 2458 fatal anaphylaxis cases for all […]
Idiopathic anaphylaxis is a perplexing problem that accounts for 30-60% of cases in adults and 10% in children.