Childhood Allergies: All You Need to Know About Your Child's Allergy (Paperback)

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Whether you are a parent, relative, caregiver or teacher of an allergy-prone child, you know how challenging it is to keep that child safe, happy and healthy. You want to determine what is ‘safe’ and what is not, educate others about your child’s allergies, turn your home into a ‘safe haven’, create an ideal school and day care environment, handle parties or family get-togethers in your home with ease, take vacations, go anywhere to eat without a second thought, know the potential hazards lurking outdoors, and help your child enjoy sports, camps or other co-curricular activities without worry. From how and why different allergies occur to what the common triggers are, and how to manage these symptoms effectively, this book will provide all that and more, including:• comprehensive information of the most common allergies • what doctors do to diagnose and treat allergies• sample forms of what information to prepare• checklists to keep track of the allergy• various allergy tests available• practical tips for organizing an allergy-safe home• what to do during emergencies• travel tips• real life accounts by allergy patients• where to find support

About the Author

Dr Dawn Lim is a paediatrician whose focus is on managing children with allergic conditions, including food allergies and asthma. After graduating from Trinity College (Dublin) with first class honours in Paediatrics, Dr. Lim finished her post-graduate Paediatric training in at KKH and the Children’s Medical Institute at NUH, and later obtained membership to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (London) and a Masters of Medicine (Paediatrics) from NUS. Previously an Assistant Professor at the National University of Singapore, Dr Lim is currently a member of various allergy associations and a medical advisor to the Food Allergy Support Group of Singapore.

Product Details
ISBN: 9789812618771
ISBN-10: 9812618775
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)
Publication Date: June 20th, 2014
Pages: 200
Language: English