Fact Sheet for Parents of Children at Risk of Anaphylaxis*This document is available in English as well as in languages other than English. Links to the English and multilingual resources can be accessed further below. To download information click on the selected language. This will take you directly to the resource. The information in brackets gives the format and file size if known. Note that some PDFs can be quite large and may take several minutes to download.
Title: Fact Sheet for Parents of Children at Risk of Anaphylaxis (PDF file - 214 KB) (Links to English resource)
Summary: Anaphylaxis is the most severe form of allergic reaction and is potentially life threatening. It usually occurs rapidly after exposure to a food, insect or medicine to which a person may already be allergic. Anaphylaxis must always be treated as a medical emergency and requires immediate treatment with adrenaline. This fact sheet was updated in June 2017.
Organisation: Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy - ASCIA
Publishing date: May 2013
Last reviewed: April 2015
Target audience: Parents
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