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Caring for Your Child with Severe Food Allergies Emotional Support and Practical Advice from a Parent Who"s Been There by Lisa Cipriano Collins

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Published by Wiley .
Written in English


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Number of Pages116
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Open LibraryOL7615469M
ISBN 10047134785X
ISBN 109780471347859

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  Each child with a food allergy should have a written care plan that includes: a) Instructions regarding the food(s) to which the child is allergic and steps to be taken to avoid that food; b) A detailed treatment plan to be implemented in the event of an allergic reaction, including the names, doses, and methods of prompt administration of any. 1 First Encounters with a Severe Food Allergy 3 Food Allergy Basics 17 Keeping Your Family Healthy 29 As Your Child Grows 57 Branching Out: Working with Caregivers and Schools 67 For Caregivers   New Book Caring for Your Child with Severe Food Allergies: Emotional Support and Practical Advice. Hunter Percy. Read Caring for Your Child with Severe Food Allergies Emotional Support and Practical Advice EBooks Online. Atyavf. parents can address the needs of their allergic child and his or her siblings, as well as their own needs-and work toward a happy, healthy for Your Child with Severe Food Allergies covers:* Identifying allergies* Working with schools* Restaurant and travel concerns* Encouraging.

It is also important to give vitamins and minerals to your child if he or she is unable to eat certain foods. Discuss this with your child's doctor. For children who have had a severe food reaction, your child's health care provider may prescribe an emergency kit that contains epinephrine, which helps stop the symptoms of severe reactions. For people with severe food allergies, it can save their lives. If your child experiences a severe allergic reaction to any food, go to an emergency department or call Seeking emergency care for a severe allergic reaction is important because additional .   Some kids develop a severe allergic reaction, called anaphylaxis, in response to foods like peanuts or shellfish. If your child has trouble breathing or .   Food allergies — caring for children with allergies and intolerances ask if any children in your child's class have food allergies. Books The Australian Women's Weekly Book .

The Student Asthma Action Card is great tool to give to your child’s school about asthma management. It has sections for asthma triggers, daily medicines and emergency directions. Child Care Asthma/Allergy Action Card This card has information you need to care for your young child with asthma or allergies.   Parents should keep a copy of this book next to Understanding and Managing Your Child's Food Allergies (also by Dr. Sicherer) so they can better understand food allergies, obtain better medical care, and ultimately enjoy a better quality of life. As a parent of children with life-threatening food allergies, these are my essential reference books."Reviews: IgE-mediated food allergies cause your child’s immune system to react abnormally when exposed to one or more specific foods such as milk, egg, wheat or nuts. Children with this type of food allergy will react quickly — within a few minutes to a few hours. Food Allergies in Children What is food allergy? A food allergy is an abnormal response of the body to a certain food. It is important to know that this is different than a food intolerance, which does not affect the immune system, although some of the same symptoms may be present.