- Kids' Food Allergies for Dummies
Kids' Food Allergies for Dummies
Everything you need to know to look after kids with food allergyManaging food allergy is vital for the safety of kids in your care. The best defence against a serious allergic reaction is knowledge, and this book provides you with everything you need to know, from prevention and diagnosis through to caring for kids at home, school or away on holidays.Look after your child in your home and on the go — organise your home and make travel plans that cater for your child's needsProvide a safe environment at school or the childcare centre — set up your school or centre to manage allergies with confidencePrepare your child to take responsibility for a food allergy — ensure your child knows about problem foodsKnow when allergic reactions are serious — be prepared to treat and manage anaphylaxisGet to grips with the difference between types of food allergy — identify immediate and delayed food allergiesUnderstand why allergy rates are on the rise — access the latest research on what causes allergies, and how to avoid themPrepare for allergy testing — learn how your child is tested and how you can get involvedLook into future treatments — get a grasp on new allergy treatments and possible curesOpen the book and find:Clear instructions for using EpiPens and AnapensSimple explanations about different types of food allergyInformation about how to recognise and treat allergic reactionsSample emergency action plansThe latest research on finding a cure for food allergyKey lessons to teach children with food allergySuggestions for food replacementsWebsites to access further supportLearn to:Keep the home, classroom and childcare centre safeShow others how to care for kids with food allergyEducate kids about helping their friends and themselves
Released: February 3, 2012
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