This video shows how to use an inhaler. Inhaler could be a ‘Reliever’ like Salbutamol or a ‘Preventer’, which is usually a Steroid. (Child & parental consent taken) https://ramnikmathur.com/2017/05/07/safety-of-steroid-inhalers-preventers/
http://www.bsaci.org/about/download-paediatric-allergy-action-plans Also join the Anaphylaxis Campaign at https://www.anaphylaxis.org.uk/ https://www.allergyuk.org/information-and-advice/conditions-and-symptoms/33-anaphylaxis-and-severe-allergic-reaction The needle of Epipen (or Jext or Emerade) has to be inserted and held in the muscle for 10 seconds to deliver the drug.
http://www.bsaci.org/Guidelines/egg-allergy http://ifan.ie/egg/egg-classification-ladder/ https://www.thh.nhs.uk/documents/_Patients/PatientLeaflets/paediatrics/allergies/PI414_Egg-Ladder-1.pdf http://www.ruh.nhs.uk/patients/services/clinical_depts/paediatrics/documents/patient_info/PAE029_Egg_allergy_info_sheet.pdf
Many children suffer with Eczema, which can be mild, moderate or severe. Most cases can be managed by liberal use of moisturisers (Emollients) and avoidance of irritants like soap, bubble bath etc. Severe cases or flare up of eczema, needs steroid creams.
Cow’s milk protein allergy is very common in babies worldwide (2-5%) and incidence is on the rise. There are two main types – IgE mediated and Non IgE mediated.
In children with ‘Asthma’, who are needing the rescue inhaler (usually Salbutamol, blue), very often or are getting recurrent wheezy symptoms, Steroid inhalers are prescribed.