Avoid Medical Errors
Mr. Taylor’s son is ten years old. Since he was two, his father has known that he develops a rash and wheezing when he eats eggs. However, Mr. Taylor forgot to mention the reaction to his son’s pediatrician. During tonsil surgery, his son reacts to an anesthetic medication that is egg-based. His blood pressure drops quite low during the surgery; he develops a rash; and he has to be given several medications to reverse the severe allergic reaction. The doctor tells Mr. Taylor that his son likely is allergic to eggs.
lastdrawer documents all allergic reactions, to medications, food and seasonal allergies. You then can share the information with doctors to avoid medical errors.