By Sean Hulsman
Reported cases of anaphylaxis are on the rise according to the CDC. This is particularly worrisome for EMS because pediatric patients suffering anaphylaxis often present differently than adults and pose special problems for prehospital clinicians. Read Pediatric Anaphylaxis: How Capnography can help assessment and treatment and take this quiz to test your knowledge.
About the Author:
Sean Hulsman, MEd, EMT-P is Director of Education at Twin City Ambulance Corporation in Western New York. He began his EMS career in 1992 and continues to teach and work in the field. You can contact Sean via his blog: Coarse Asystole.