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Table 5 Recommendations to prevent and manage in-flight allergic events

From: In-flight allergic emergencies

• Promote the prevention of allergic diseases via passenger education
• Medical consultation for high-risk passengers before traveling
• Train and re-train aircrews
• Promote general preventive measures during the flight: hydration, food allergen avoidance (especially peanuts, tree nuts, other foods, as necessary)
• Provide an appropriate place for furry pets away from subjects with pet allergy
• Provide for sufficient quantities of appropriate medications: epinephrine (adrenaline), β2 agonists for inhalation and nebulization, oral and injectable corticosteroids and antihistamines
• Oxygen