Pediatric Annals

CORRECTIONS

Abstract

In the December 2000 issue, there are several errors on page 740 of the article "What Every Pediatrician Must Know About Anaphylaxis and Anaphylactoid Reactions."

The sentence "The differential diagnosis also includes hereditary angioedema (Cl esterase deficiency), urticarial vasculitis, and pheochromocytoma" should read "The differential diagnosis also includes hereditary angioedema (Cl esterase inhibitor deficiency), urticarial vasculitis, and pheochromocytoma."

The sentence "H1 blockers such as diphenhydramine are given in intravenous doses of 1 to 2 mg/ kg for children or 25 to 50 mg/kg for adults" should read "H1 blockers such as diphenhydramine are given in intravenous doses of 1 to 2 mg/kg for children or 25 to 50 mg for adults."

The sentence "The intravenous dose is 1 mg/kg for children and 50 mg/kg for adults" should read "The intravenous dose is 1 mg/kg for children and 50 mg for adults."

The sentence "Methylprednisolone dosing is 1 to 2 mg/kg for children and 60 to 120 mg/kg for adults" should read "Methylprednisolone dosing is 1 to 2 mg/kg for children and 60 to 120 mg for adults."

There is also an incorrect dosage on page 756 of the article "Insect Sting Allergy: A Matter of Life and Death." The sentence "Patients, or parents of young children, should be trained to use self-injectable epinephrine (0.1 mg/kg, with a maximum of 0.3 mg for children and 0.5mg for adults)" should read "Patients, or parents of young children, should be trained to use self-injectable epinephrine (0.01 mg/kg, with a maximum of 0.3 mg for children and 0.5 mg for adults)."…

In the December 2000 issue, there are several errors on page 740 of the article "What Every Pediatrician Must Know About Anaphylaxis and Anaphylactoid Reactions."

The sentence "The differential diagnosis also includes hereditary angioedema (Cl esterase deficiency), urticarial vasculitis, and pheochromocytoma" should read "The differential diagnosis also includes hereditary angioedema (Cl esterase inhibitor deficiency), urticarial vasculitis, and pheochromocytoma."

The sentence "H1 blockers such as diphenhydramine are given in intravenous doses of 1 to 2 mg/ kg for children or 25 to 50 mg/kg for adults" should read "H1 blockers such as diphenhydramine are given in intravenous doses of 1 to 2 mg/kg for children or 25 to 50 mg for adults."

The sentence "The intravenous dose is 1 mg/kg for children and 50 mg/kg for adults" should read "The intravenous dose is 1 mg/kg for children and 50 mg for adults."

The sentence "Methylprednisolone dosing is 1 to 2 mg/kg for children and 60 to 120 mg/kg for adults" should read "Methylprednisolone dosing is 1 to 2 mg/kg for children and 60 to 120 mg for adults."

There is also an incorrect dosage on page 756 of the article "Insect Sting Allergy: A Matter of Life and Death." The sentence "Patients, or parents of young children, should be trained to use self-injectable epinephrine (0.1 mg/kg, with a maximum of 0.3 mg for children and 0.5mg for adults)" should read "Patients, or parents of young children, should be trained to use self-injectable epinephrine (0.01 mg/kg, with a maximum of 0.3 mg for children and 0.5 mg for adults)."

10.3928/0090-4481-20010201-04

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