Topic "Allergies" in Karen - total 8 documentsTitle: Anaphylaxis
Summary: Anaphylaxis is a potentially life threatening, severe allergic reaction and should always be treated as a medical emergency. Anaphylaxis occurs after exposure to an allergen (usually to foods, insects or medicines), to which a person is allergic. Not all people with allergies are at risk of anaphylaxis.
Title: Anaphylaxis procedures for schools: Authorisation from parent/carer to contact doctor regarding anaphylaxis
Summary: This form needs to be completed by the parents/carers to authorise the school to contact the doctor in case of an anaphylactic shock.
Title: Anaphylaxis procedures for schools: Information for parents and carers of students at risk of anaphylaxis
Summary: If a child has an allergy the school will work with the parents/carers to prepare an individual health care plan.This information sheet explains how this will be done.
Title: Anaphylaxis procedures for schools: Students with allergies
Summary: Form to be filled in by parents of students who have an allergy.
Title: Fact sheet for parents of children at risk of anaphylaxis
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.
Title: First aid treatment for anaphylaxis
Summary: Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction and potentially life threatening. It should always be treated as a medical emergency requiring immediate treatment. Most cases of anaphylaxis occur after a person with a severe allergy is exposed to the allergen they are allergic to (usually a food, insect or medication)
Title: How to give EpiPen
Summary: Step by step instructions for giving EpiPen adrenaline (epinephrine) autoinjectors.
Title: Thunderstorm Asthma - community fact sheet
Summary: Epidemic thunderstorm asthma events are uncommon and don’t occur every year. In south-east Australia they can happen during grass pollen season from October through December. Thunderstorm asthma can affect those with asthma or hay fever – especially people who experience wheezing or coughing with their hay fever. That’s why it’s important for people with asthma or hay fever to know about thunderstorm asthma and what they can do to help protect themselves during grass pollen season.
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