Lesson 3

Case 1: Jermel

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Jermel has a food allergy to tree nuts. He is complaining that he feels dizzy. In response to questions, Jermel reveals that the day before, he had eaten a piece of chocolate given to him by a friend. The chocolate had nuts inside, so he ate only one bite. Once before, he ate nuts by mistake and developed symptoms of anaphylaxis. An immediate injection of epinephrine helped bring the attack under control. Administer epinephrine?