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There is now another new type of auto-injector released in the UK called the Emerade

14 January 2014 in First Aid, Instructor, Online Training, QCF

There is now another new type of auto-injector released in the UK called the Emerade. This auto-injector is a little different from others on the market. Allergy specialists have asked for a simple adrenaline auto-injector with a higher dose, an extended shelf life and a longer needle and this is what the Emerade is designed to meet. See the ProTrainings video on Emerade click here

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New Anaphylaxis for Healthcare Professionals Course Live

20 September 2013 in Classroom Training, Instructor, Online Training

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailHealthcare Anaphylaxis is aimed at healthcare professionals who require a more advanced course in Anaphylaxis care.  The course covers all the same as our standard course with the addition of the special considerations that healthcare professionals face. The course is based on the recommendations for Anaphylaxis care as laid down by the UK Resuscitation Council.   The video online course can seen by clicking Anaphylaxis Healthcare.

The course covers the use of Epi-Pens, Jext and Anapen’s as well as recognition of signs, treatment, concerns and activating the EMS as well as care for the patient. We have a 100% classroom course for this and the certificate is valid for one year. To renew complete the same course again.

Biphasic Anaphylactic Response – a second later reaction to a trigger

16 August 2012 in Classroom Training, Featured Articles, First Aid, Instructor, Online Training

Biphasic response is where there are two separate and distinct responses that are separated in time.  There would be

EpiPen Auto-injector for Anaphylaxis Treatment

EpiPen Auto-injector for Anaphylaxis Treatment

an immediate reaction to the trigger which is then followed by a recurrence of symptoms after an interval of time with no symptoms or signs.  This Anaphylactic reaction can happen happen between 2 and 72 hours so can happen after discharge from hospital. These second reactions can occur in as many of 20 percent of cases.  The biphasic reaction can be less severe than, equally severe as, or more severe than the initial reaction, ranging from mild symptoms to a fatality.

Biphasic reactions happen in up to one-third of patients who have had a near-fatal reactions. These patients seem to have fully recovered when severe bronchospasm suddenly recurs.  Predicting if a second reaction will occur is not easy but the more severe the reaction or when two auto injectors are needed the higher the chance of a recurrence.    Read the rest of this entry →

Online Anaphylaxis Course now live

17 April 2012 in First Aid, Instructor, Online Training

Jext auto injector for Anaphylaxis epipen anapen

The Jext auto injector for Anaphylaxis

We have launched an online Anaphylaxis course at www.proanaphylaxis.co.uk  The course covers the use of Jext, EpiPen and Anapen auto-injectors and comes with free student manual and other downloads as well as the usual other features of our online sites.  You can add affiliate links to this course form your website.

If you want to teach this course you can upgrade as an instructor in the usual way from the home page once logged in.

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