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BET 2: Do parents of children with allergic reactions know how to use adrenaline autoinjectors appropriately?


A short-cut review was carried out to establish whether the parents of children with anaphylaxis are proficient in the use of autoinjectors. Seven hundred and three papers were found of which nine presented the best evidence to answer the clinical question. The author, date and country of publication, patient group studied, study type, relevant outcomes, results and study weaknesses of these best papers are shown in table 2. The clinical bottom line is that competence varies widely and that further efforts are required to train and monitor training outcomes.

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