Anaphylaxis: emergency management for health professionals [Update 1]
- First published 5 May 2022
- Aust Prescr 2022;45:100
- 1 June 2022
- DOI: 10.18773/ austprescr.2022.022
The Anaphylaxis Wallchart has been updated to reflect the latest advice on positioning of patients, and use of different-sized autoinjectors. View updated wallchart (v2).
An adrenaline autoinjector, e.g. EpiPen, may be used instead of an adrenaline ampoule and syringe.
For children 10–20 kg (aged ~1–5 years) a 0.15 mg device, e.g. EpiPen Jr, should be used.
Instructions are on device labels.
An adrenaline autoinjector, e.g. EpiPen or Anapen, may be used instead of an adrenaline ampoule and syringe.
Instructions are on device labels and ASCIA Action Plans.