Young Margot experienced anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction) while celebrating her uncle’s birthday. Her mum, Sally, explains how the blue to the sky, orange to the thigh mantra helped her give EpiPen® for the first time.
Video: How mum used EpiPen® at a birthday dinner
September 20 2022
Prepared September 2022. EPI-2022-0287.
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Teach others how to use EpiPen®
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What to do after using EpiPen®. Read our 8 tips.
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