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bee sting kit
bee sting kit An emergency kit with antihistamine and an epinephrine autoinjector, which should be carried by those with a history of sudden and severe allergic reactions to bee stings.
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bee sting kit Emergency medicine An emergency kit carried by those with a Hx of sudden and severe allergic reactions to bee stings; the BSK includes an antihistamine and an epinephrine autoinjector
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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People with known systemic allergies to insect venom should talk to their doctor about getting a bee sting kit
, containing epinephrine, to carry at all times.
Such individuals would do well to carry with them bee sting kits
, readily available in most pharmacies, which contain a syringe with a small amount of epinephrine (another name for adrenaline, the body's natural hormonal reaction to stress).
If you know you are allergic to bee stings, consult your doctor about bee sting kits