Supporting children who have severe allergies
Lynne Regent Chief executive, Anaphylaxis Campaign
What nurses can do to update their knowledge on supporting children at risk from severe allergic reactions
With NHS Digital reporting a 70% rise in hospital admissions of under 18s for anaphylaxis in the past five years and issues over the supply and functions of adrenaline auto injectors (AAI), the national helpline of the charity Anaphylaxis Campaign has seen an increase in calls from concerned parents and carers.
Nursing Children and Young People. 32, 2, 13-13. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.32.2.13.s12