Table 2

Previous experience in the management of anaphylaxis reaction at the school/day care (n=12)

VariableFrequencyPercent*
Have administered Epinephrine (Epinephrine) IM as first treatment option for anaphylaxis
 No1192
 Yes18
Have administered antihistamine medications IM as first treatment option
 No1083
 Yes217
Have administered antihistamine medications orally as first treatment option
 No217
 Yes1083
Have administered oxygen therapy
 No1083
 Yes217
Called the ambulance to take the child/student/staff to the emergency department
 No758
 Yes542
Called the parents or the guardian to take the student/child/staff to the emergency department
 No218
 Yes982
The nurse accompanied the student/child/staff to the emergency department
 No542
 Yes758
A staff member took the case to the emergency department
 No975
 Yes325
  • *Valid percent is used accounting for missing data.