Can Agents for Hereditary Angioedema Be Used to Avoid Intubation in Patients Presenting with a Compromised Airway?

A middle-aged male with no known history of hereditary angioedema (HAE) and a questionable medication history presents to your ED with oropharyngeal angioedema. He has received the usual cocktail of intramuscular epinephrine along with an intravenous antihistamine, H2-receptor antagonist, and corticosteroid with no improvement in symptoms. The EM resident asks you for the correct dose… Read More