Clin Pediatr (Phila) volume 60, issue 1, P25-31 2020 DOI: 10.1177/0009922820946012 View full text
Ronald M. Ferdman

Abstract: To assess knowledge regarding symptoms and treatment of anaphylaxis, a vignette of a child having an allergic reaction to a peanut was presented to residents in an allergy clinic. Twelve sets of clinical outcomes ranging from severe multi-organ to mild single organ involvement were described, and residents were asked if each symptom set met criteria for diagnosis of anaphylaxis, whether epinephrine should be administered acutely and prescribed at follow-up, and whether peanuts should be avoided in the future.…

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