Clinical Scenario

14 year old male and mom present to your family practice office for advice. Last summer he was stung by a bee and had to go to the ED for an anaphylaxis reaction. When he was discharged he was prescribed an Epipen which they just got. Although the pharmacist explained how to use it, they were still unsure, and wanted to get more information and instruction from you.

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Evidence and literature used to support the app

Epiplan is produced and backed by the makers of the Epipen autoinjector. The information contained is from the product informational insert.

  • Price
    • Free on iTunes and Google Play store
    • Amazing, vivid images with vibrant colors
    • Very easy to use
    • Detailed information
    • Clear video with good sound
    • Free
  • Dislikes
    • In certain views it can be hard to read the information, with multiple tabs that overlap a little.
  • Overall

    For any patient using an epipen auto-injector, this is a great resource for all the teaching and instruction that may be needed. The display is pleasing to the eye and overall the app is very easy to use. Instructions are available in a stepwise format as well as video which is clear, well-made and has good sound. Patients can sign up for alerts, list their auto-injectors and get reminders on expiration dates and also read about various indications and side-effects to look out for.

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  • Device Used For Review

    iPad mini with retina display

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