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Expert: A/Prof Richard Loh
A/Prof Richard Loh is a Paediatric Clinical Immunologist at Perth Children's Hospital and is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Western Australia. He is the past President of ASCIA and a member of the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) Anaphylaxis Committee. A/Prof Loh is actively involved in health professional education and has been the driving force in the development of ASCIA training courses for health professionals and supporting resources. He is currently Co-chair of The National Allergy Strategy.
In this presentation, A/Prof Richard Loh discusses the LEAP (Learning Early about Peanut Allergies) study in the context of reducing food allergy among high-risk children. A/Prof Loh outlines how to recognise early signs and symptoms of food allergy among children and how to improve the management of anaphylaxis in infants and young children through appropriate treatment.
- Identify the early signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis in infants and young children
- Discuss treatment for anaphylaxis in infants and young children
- Demonstrate how to give the EpiPen
- Describe the effectiveness of using adrenaline as an anaphylaxis treatment
Anaphylaxis in Infants and Young Children (23 mins of CPD)
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