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Fact Sheet for Parents - Anaphylaxis - in English and Other Languages

ASCIA Anaphylaxis Fact Sheet for Parents of Children at Risk of AnaphylaxisAnaphylaxis 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 contains the following sections:

  • What is anaphylaxis and how is it treated? 
  • If your child has been diagnosed at risk of anaphylaxis, their treating doctor should provide
  • What is the role of the parent
  • What are the responsibilities of your child’s school, preschool or childcare service 
  • Further information 
Download full fact sheets here

pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_parent_fact_sheet_2015203.07 KB

Translations of this document are available below. 

These translations were funded by an educational grant from the Sydney Children's Hospitals Network (SCHN).

Arabic 
pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Arabic_2015242.51 KB
 

Chinese 
pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Chinese_Traditional_2015163.61 KB 

Dinka
pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Dinka_2015246.2 KB

(South Sudan)
pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Dinka_2015246.2 KB 

French
pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_French_201587.95 KB 

Greek 
pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Greek_2015170.76 KB 

Hindi 
pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Hindi_2015159.13 KB 

Indonesian
pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Indonesian_201587.46 KB 

Italian 

pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Italian_201599.05 KB 

Japanese new!  
pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Japanese_2015268.73 KB

Macedonian 
pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Macedonian_2015160.14 KB 

Persian/Dari
pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Persian_Dari_2015142.88 KB 

Spanish 
pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Spanish_201589.23 KB 

Tagalog (Philippines) 
pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Tagalog_201590.82 KB 

Turkish 
pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Turkish_2015126.99 KB 

Vietnamese 
pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Vietnamese_2015160.73 KB

Content updated August 2016

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