Monday, 2 February 2009

Quotation of the Day

If an allergic man has been stung by a bee, I don't know what to do except rush him to the hospital and maybe scour the cupboards looking for Benadryl. But I'm pretty sure drawing blood from his leg, in order to inject it into his arm and thus "stimulate his immune system," is a bad idea on numerous accounts...

Robert P. Murphy of the Ludwig von Mises Institute

2 comments:

RichW said...

Make the Daily Mises page your required reading-

http://mises.org/articles.aspx

Henry North London said...

The usual algorithm for Anaphylaxis

100mg of hydrocortisone, 10 mg of Piriton( chlorphenamine) and 1 mg of Adrenaline


Well It might be less adrenaline but you get the picture