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Anaphylaxis Management: More than Just an Epi-Pen!

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1.  Which of the following represents those individuals at risk for anaphylaxis?
  1. Asthma
  2. Food allergies
  3. History of anaphylaxis
  4. All of the above
2.  Choose the set of symptoms that would suggest airway obstruction is potentially eminent:
  1. Confusion. feeling of impending doom
  2. Itchy skin, redness: swelling, hives
  3. Weak pulse, dizziness, faintness
  4. Itchy, metallic taste in the mouth, swelling of the lips: tongue
3.  Which of the following are considered the key components to managing food allergies?
  1. Food Diary
  2. Written Anaphylaxis Emergency Action Plan
  3. Allergy Testing
  4. All of the above
4.  Which of the following statements are accurate in describing the progression of anaphylaxis symptoms and preferred treatment?
  1. Anaphylactic reactions are caused by multiple mediators
  2. Epinephrine is the first line treatment for anaphylaxis
  3. Early signs and symptoms may not be outwardly apparent
  4. All of the above
5.  Choose the statement that accurately describes the Biphasic pattern of anaphylaxis
  1. Symptoms reoccur 1-72 hours after the resolution of symptoms
  2. Symptoms resolve hours after treatment
  3. Symptoms continue for 2 days or more
  4. Symptoms reoccur within an hour after resolution of symptoms