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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).

pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Arabic_2015242.51 KB

pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Chinese_Traditional_2015163.61 KB 

Dinka (South Sudan)

pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_French_201587.95 KB 

pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Greek_2015170.76 KB 

pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Hindi_2015159.13 KB 

pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Indonesian_201587.46 KB 


pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Japanese_2015268.73 KB

pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Macedonian_2015160.14 KB 

pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Persian_Dari_2015142.88 KB 

pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Spanish_201589.23 KB 

Tagalog (Philippines) 
pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Tagalog_201590.82 KB 

pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Turkish_2015126.99 KB 

pdfASCIA_anaphylaxis_fact_sheet_Vietnamese_2015160.73 KB

Content updated August 2016

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