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In the ED or at discharge?  In the ED, I still do weight-based to the max
dose.  And then d/c with the pen.
Mike Falk.

On Tue, Dec 1, 2015 at 8:48 AM, Rick Place <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Many locations have moved to using either Epi-Pen or Epi-Pen Jr. for
> treatment of anaphylaxis to avoid administration errors.
>
> The Pediatric Section on Allergy and Immunology published comments in 2007
> and addressed the issue by recommending Epi-Pen Jr for 10-25 kg and Epi Pen
> for greater than 25kg. (Pediatrics 2007;119;638)
>
> The use of Epi-Pen Jr in children less than 10kg is finessed in the article
> (many clinicians do it for safety reasons but the decision should be made
> on a case-by-case basis - whatever that means).
>
> My questions for the groups:
>
> Are you routinely using the autoinjectors for over 10kg
>
> What are you doing for less than 10kg?
>
> Rick Place
> Fairfax VA
>
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