Today in my First Aid class we had a great discussion on allergic reactions and use of epinephrine. A question came up about what to do when you’re 20 minutes or more from medical aid.

The American Heart Association has the following information.

Part 17: First Aid 2010 American Heart Association and American Red Cross Guidelines for First Aid as published in the October 2010 issue of Circulation. 2010; 122: S934-S946

First Aid comparison between the 2005 and the 2010 Guidelines

I’ll post more later when I have time, but those are some quick links.

Epinephrine

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