CDS Connect: Primary Care: Anaphylaxis Treatment Protocol Order Set

Primary Care: Anaphylaxis Treatment Protocol Order Set


The intent of the “Anaphylaxis Treatment Protocol Order Set” is to facilitate initiation of appropriate orders for follow-up after an anaphylactic event. The order set includes appropriate follow-up of a stable adult patient with a recent diagnosis of anaphylaxis, including allergy consult, epinephrine auto-injector (Epi-Pen), and epinephrine auto-injector training device.

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Artifact Creation and Usage

Denietolis Angela, MD, James A. Haley Veterans Hospital Tampa VAMC, Tampa, FL
Pat Dumas, Clinical Program Director, Clinical Program Director, Washington, DC
Manish Merchant, MD, Chief of Primary Care, Health Informaticist, Albany VAMC, Albany, NY
Adrian D'Amico, MD, Pittsburgh VAMC, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA
Joshua Geiger, MD, Health System Specialist, Gainesville VAMC, Gainesville, FL
Chad Kessler, MD, Durham VAMC, Durham, NC

Please contact Mr. Apurva Desai for additional information.

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Copyright © 2018 Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. All rights reserved. Contributions from external parties are property of respective copyright holders.

Implementation Details
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Order Set5.25 KB
Repository Information
Knowledge Level

Structured code that is interpretable by a computer (includes data elements, value sets, logic)

Purpose and Usage


Patient Age Group
Adult Patient
Workflow Setting
Emergency Medicine
Clinical Venue
Target User
Provider to include Emergency Medicine
Workflow Task


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Source Description


Derived From
Primary Care: Anaphylaxis Treatment Protocol Clinical Content White Paper
Associated Resource
Primary Care: Anaphylaxis Treatment Protocol Order Set Conceptual Structure Document
Associated Resource
Primary Care: Anaphylaxis Treatment Protocol Order Set KNART Validation Report




See attached resource files for additional details. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Office of Informatics and Information Governance, Clinical Decision Support (CDS) Content and Health Level 7 (HL7)-Compliant Knowledge Artifacts (KNARTs) Eye Care Clinical Content White Paper, VA118-16-D-1008, Task Order VA-118-16-F-1008-0007, June, 2018.

EPIPEN - epinephrine injection; EPIPEN JR- epinephrine injection [Internet].: National Library of Medicine; 2017. Available from:
Lieberman, Phillip, et al. 'Anaphylaxis--a practice parameter update 2015.' Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 115.5 (2015): 341-384.
Campbell, Ronna L., et al. 'Emergency department diagnosis and treatment of anaphylaxis: a practice parameter.' Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 113.6 (2014): 599-608.


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