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 2018180.73 KB

Translations of this document are available below. 

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

pdfArabic ASCIA Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet127.73 KB

Chinese Simple
pdfChinese Sim ASCIA PCC Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet156.87 KB

Chinese Traditional
pdfChinese Trad ASCIA PCC Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet165.85 KB

Dinka (South Sudan)

pdfFrench ASCIA Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet ANZ69.64 KB

pdfGerman ASCIA Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet205.92 KB

pdfGreek ASCIA PCC Anaphylaxis Parent FS106.68 KB

pdfHindi ASCIA Anaphylaxis Parent FS ANZ126.96 KB

pdfIndonesian ASCIA PCC Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet71.83 KB


pdfJapanese ASCIA PCC Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet183.21 KB 

pdfKaren ASCIA PCC Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet325.53 KB 

pdfKhmer ASCIA PCC Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet129.28 KB

pdfKorean ASCIA PCC Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet291.21 KB 

pdfLao ASCIA PCC Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet132.50 KB

pdfMacedonian ASCIA Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet ANZ119.03 KB

ASCIA anaphylaxis fact sheet Persian Dari 2015

pdfSpanish ASCIA Anaphylaxis Parent FS ANZ68.31 KB

Tagalog (Philippines) 
pdfASCIA anaphylaxis fact sheet Tagalog 201590.82 KB 

pdfThai ASCIA PCC Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet138.97 KB

pdfTurkish ASCIA Anaphylaxis Parent FS ANZ 2017 UPDATED127.71 KB

pdfVietnamese ASCIA PCC Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet136.22 KB

Content updated July 2019

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