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Correct recognition and management of anaphylaxis: not much change over a decade
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    Adrenaline in the management of anaphylaxis. What about medical students?
    • Daniela Zauli, Associate Professor of Clinical Immunology
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      • Rodolfo Vozza

    The paper by Plum et al. (1) prompted us to verify how fourth year medical students performed in choosing the initial dose and route of administration of adrenaline in the treatment of adult anaphylaxis. The question was one of the 20 they had to answer by blackening the correct box (C for this specific question) to pass the Clinical Immunology (CI) exam. Many (approximately two-thirds) of the 192 students who resp...

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