ANAPHYLAXIS: THE ROLE OF

DIPHENHYDRAMINE,EPI AND SALBUTAMOL

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Rounds Details:

Badge 3Date: Monday May 12, 2014

Presented by: Dr. Matt Davis, (Interim Medical Director of Education) and Christine Hardie (Regional Paramedic Educator)

Brief Description:

Has it been a while since you have reviewed the role of the medications you are able to administer during an allergic or anaphylactic reaction? No sweat – here it is!

Upon completion of this webinar presentation, you should be able to:

- Describe the pathophysiology of an allergic/anaphylactic reaction

- Describe the basic pharmacology of Diphenhydramine, Epi and Salbutamol

- Appropriately apply the Moderate to Severe Allergic Reaction Directive to a variety of patient care scenarios

- Describe how anaphylaxis might lead to cardiac arrest

- Review case scenarios related to allergic and anaphylactic reaction

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System Requirements:

General System Requirements:

- Adobe Flash Player 10.0.22+ plug-in

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- Broadband connection with 500+ Kbps

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