A majority of parents of children with peanut allergy fear using the epinephrine auto-injector

Highlights: Parents of children that had been prescribed epinephrine auto-injector were surveyed, and a majority were fearful of using the epinephrine auto-injector.

Application to Dietetic Practice: When counselling clients that have been prescribed with an epinephrine auto-injector, a brief assessment of their confidence and competence should be included in the nutrition assessment.

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