Topic "Allergies" in Farsi (persian) - total 12 documentsTitle: Anaphylaxis
Summary: Anaphylaxis is a potentially life threatening, severe allergic reaction and should always be treated as a medical emergency. Anaphylaxis occurs after exposure to an allergen (usually to foods, insects or medicines), to which a person is allergic. Not all people with allergies are at risk of anaphylaxis.
Title: Anaphylaxis procedures for schools: Authorisation from parent/carer to contact doctor regarding anaphylaxis
Summary: This form needs to be completed by the parents/carers to authorise the school to contact the doctor in case of an anaphylactic shock.
Title: Anaphylaxis procedures for schools: Information for parents and carers of students at risk of anaphylaxis
Summary: If a child has an allergy the school will work with the parents/carers to prepare an individual health care plan.This information sheet explains how this will be done.
Title: Anaphylaxis procedures for schools: Students with allergies
Summary: Form to be filled in by parents of students who have an allergy.
Title: Fact sheet for parents of children at risk of anaphylaxis
Summary: Anaphylaxis 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.
Title: Have you had an allergic reaction to packaged food - A5 poster
Summary: Food labels are required by law to carry essential information so that people know what is in the food they buy. The role of the Food Safety Unit at the Department of Health and Human Services is to ensure that food sold in Victoria is safe. We can investigate and test food for allergens that are not described on the food label.
Title: How to give EpiPen
Summary: Step by step instructions for giving EpiPen adrenaline (epinephrine) autoinjectors.
Title: Peanut allergy - NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service
Summary: Information for parents about peanut allergy in children.
Title: Protect yourself from Thunderstorm Asthma (poster)
Summary: A poster - Protect yourself from thunderstorm asthma
Title: Thunderstorm Asthma - community fact sheet
Summary: This community facthsheet explain epidemic thunder storm asthma. People who have asthma or hay fever can get severe asthma symptoms during pollen season when high grass pollen counts combine with a certain type of thunderstorm. When a large number of people develop asthma symptoms over a short period of time, this is known as epidemic thunderstorm asthma. Epidemic thunderstorm asthma events are uncommon and don’t occur every year. In south-east Australia they can happen during grass pollen season from October through December. Thunderstorm asthma can affect those with asthma or hay fever – especially people who experience wheezing or coughing with their hay fever. That’s why it’s important for people with asthma or hay fever to know about thunderstorm asthma and what they can do to help protect themselves during grass pollen season.
Title: What is Coeliac disease (English version of Farsi)
Summary: This fact sheet explains what coeliac disease is, how to find out if you have coeliac disease, coeliac disease symptoms checklist and culturally specific gluten free diet information.
Title: What is Thunderstorm Asthma?
Summary: Thunderstorm asthma is asthma that is triggered by a particular type of thunderstorm when there is high amounts of grass pollen in the air (typically between October and end December). It can result in people wheezing, feeling short of breath, and tight in the chest with coughing. This can be sudden, serious, and even life threatening.
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