Allergies and asthma : what every parent needs to know /

A guide to allergies and asthma in children that provides information on skin, food, and seasonal allergies; asthma triggers; treatments; lifestyle factors; and other related topics.

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Other Authors: Welch, Michael J.
Format: Book
Published: Elk Grove Village, IL : American Academy of Pediatrics, 2011.
Edition:2nd ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • The basics. Allergies and asthma explained ; Determining the problem
  • Recognizing and dealing with allergies. Skin allergies ; Hay fever (Allergic rhinitis) ; Food allergies ; Killer allergies : anaphylaxis ; Allergy treatments
  • Living with asthma. Asthma overview ; Common triggers and how to identify them ; Asthma in infants and toddlers ; Asthma treatments
  • Lifestyle, the environment, and asthma. Environmental and lifestyle factors ; Asthma care : more than medication
  • Appendixes. A, Hidden food allergens ; B, Allergy and asthma resources ; C, Product information ; D, Glossary.