Stock epinephrine saves lives.
What is "stock epi" ? It's epinephrine prescribed to an individual or, more commonly, to an entity to be used in case of an allergy emergency, such as when someone is having anaphylaxis but does not have their own epinephrine auto-injector.
In this episode, Dr. Hoyt interviews her mentee (future doctor) Maddie Oxford about their recent paper in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice entitled "The Heterogeneity of Stock Epinephrine Legislation in the United States."
Does your state have stock epi legislation? Does it apply to individuals or to entities? Are schools required to have stock epi in your state? Tune in for more about stock epi, and click HERE for free access to the article (available through the Journal for a short time!).
What's your food allergy question? Submit it and learn more about food allergy and YOUR kiddo through the Food Allergy and Your Kiddo website: https://foodallergyandyourkiddo.com
Are you in need of an allergist in your area? Check out these allergist finder tools from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology:
AAAAI Allergist Finder: https://allergist.aaaai.org/find/
ACAAI Allergist Finder: https://acaai.org/locate-an-allergist
Does your kiddo's school need help with medical emergency response planning? Check out Code Ana, the non-profit program that is equipping schools for medical emergencies like anaphylaxis.
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