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How to give EpiPen in English and other Languages

Step by step instructions for giving EpiPen adrenaline (epinephrine) autoinjectors are available below in English and other languages.

These translations were funded by an educational grant from the Sydney Children's Hospitals Network (SCHN).

English
pdfASCIA PCC How to give EpiPen 2017134.24 KB

ASCIA How to give EpiPen 2017

The following translated documents include:

• Reduced injection time from 10 to 3 seconds 
• Removal of the massage step after the injection 

EpiPens with a 10 second label can continue to be used and should not be replaced unless they have been used, are just about to expire or have expired. All EpiPens should now be held in place for 3 seconds, regardless of the instructions on the label. However, if they are held for 10 seconds it will not affect the way that the adrenaline works.

Arabic 
pdfArabic ASCIA PCC How to give EpiPen 2017199.8 KB

Chinese Simple
pdfChinese Sim ASCIA PCC How to give EpiPen 2017183.81 KB 

Chinese Traditional
pdfChinese Trad ASCIA PCC How to give EpiPen 2017184.91 KB

Dinka (South Sudan)
pdfDinka ASCIA PCC How to give EpiPen 2017160.27 KB

French
pdfFrench ASCIA PCC How to give EpiPen 2017128.83 KB

Greek 
pdfGreek ASCIA PCC How to give EpiPen 2017168.79 KB

Hindi 
pdfHindi ASCIA PCC How to give EpiPen 2017160.87 KB

Indonesian
pdfIndonesian ASCIA PCC How to give EpiPen 2017130.41 KB

Italian 
pdfItalian ASCIA PCC How to give EpiPen 2017128.82 KB

Japanese   
pdfJapanese ASCIA PCC How to give EpiPen 2017174.87 KB 

Korean
pdfKorean ASCIA PCC How to give EpiPen 2017266.13 KB

Macedonian 
pdfMacedonian ASCIA PCC How to give EpiPen 2017194.99 KB

Persian/Dari
pdfPersian ASCIA PCC How to give EpiPen 2017167.16 KB

Spanish 
pdfSpanish ASCIA PCC How to give EpiPen 2017128.86 KB

Tagalog (Philippines)
pdfTagalog ASCIA PCC How to give EpiPen 2017128.72 KB

Turkish 
pdfTurkish ASCIA PCC How to give EpiPen 2017166.29 KB

Vietnamese 
pdfVietnamese ASCIA PCC How to give EpiPen 2017169.19 KB

 

Content Updated August 2017

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