Tuesday, February 2, 2016

bee sting- DrSudeepKC

The recommended initial therapy for a patient suffering a severe allergic reaction to a bee sting is:

The recommended initial therapy for a patient suffering a severe allergic reaction to a bee sting is:

a. Albuterol.
b. Cimetidine.
c. Dopamine.
d. Epinephrine.
e. Norepinephrine.


The answer is d. Epinephrine is the hallmark of anaphylaxis management. Cold compresses, antihistamines, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents, and corticosteroids are indicated in localized reactions from hymenoptera stings.

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