Charlie Snow is a 6-year-old Caucasian male staying with his aunt and uncle while his parents are serving overseas in the military. Charlie presents in the emergency department with tachycardia and dyspnea with mild stridor. His aunt and uncle report that he accidentally ate a cookie containing peanuts, and he has peanut allergies. When Charlie began having difficulty breathing, they rushed him to the emergency department.
He is currently able to talk through the dyspnea and is on a nasal cannula at 2 liters. A saline lock has been placed in his left arm. He has been connected to a cardiac/apnea monitor with a SpO2 probe in place. Charlie is in bed, and the healthcare provider has been notified of Charlie’s arrival.
Pharmacology: Diphenhydramine hydrochloride, Epinephrine, Methylprednisolone.