Fact Sheet for Parents - Anaphylaxis - in English and Other Languages
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.
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
ASCIA 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).
Arabic ASCIA Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet127.73 KB
Chinese Sim ASCIA PCC Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet156.87 KB
Chinese Trad ASCIA PCC Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet165.85 KB
French ASCIA Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet ANZ69.64 KB
German ASCIA Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet205.92 KB
Greek ASCIA PCC Anaphylaxis Parent FS106.68 KB
Hindi ASCIA Anaphylaxis Parent FS ANZ126.96 KB
Indonesian ASCIA PCC Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet71.83 KB
Japanese ASCIA PCC Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet183.21 KB
Karen ASCIA PCC Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet325.53 KB
Khmer ASCIA PCC Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet129.28 KB
Korean ASCIA PCC Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet291.21 KB
Lao ASCIA PCC Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet132.50 KB
Macedonian ASCIA Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet ANZ119.03 KB
ASCIA anaphylaxis fact sheet Persian Dari 2015
Spanish ASCIA Anaphylaxis Parent FS ANZ68.31 KB
ASCIA anaphylaxis fact sheet Tagalog 201590.82 KB
Thai ASCIA PCC Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet138.97 KB
Turkish ASCIA Anaphylaxis Parent FS ANZ 2017 UPDATED127.71 KB
Vietnamese ASCIA PCC Anaphylaxis Parent Fact Sheet136.22 KB
Content updated July 2019