Childhood Allergies

By Dr. Dawn Lim

Whether you are a parent, relative, caregiver or teacher of an allergy-prone child, you know how challenging it is to keep that child safe, happy and healthy. You want to determine what is ‘safe’ and what is not, educate others about your child’s allergies, turn your home into a ‘safe haven’, create an ideal school and day care environment, handle parties or family get-togethers in your home with ease, take vacations, go anywhere to eat without a second thought, know the potential hazards lurking outdoors, and help your child enjoy sports, camps or other co-curricular activities without worry.

From how and why different allergies occur to what the common triggers are, and how to manage these symptoms effectively, this book will provide all that and more.

comprehensive information of the most common allergies
what doctors do to diagnose and treat allergies
sample forms of what information to prepare
checklists to keep track of the allergy
various allergy tests available
practical tips for organising an allergy-safe home
what to do during emergencies
travel tips
real life accounts by allergy patients
where to find support

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USD 16.49
About Author

Dr. Dawn Lim

Dr Dawn Lim is a paediatrician whose focus is on managing children with allergic conditions, including food allergies and asthma. After graduating from Trinity College (Dublin) with first class honours in Paediatrics, Dr. Lim finished her post-graduate Paediatric training in at KKH and the Childrenu2019s Medical Institute at NUH, and later obtained membership to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (London) and a Masters of Medicine (Paediatrics) from NUS.

Previously an Assistant Professor at the National University of Singapore, Dr Lim is currently a member of various allergy associations and a medical advisor to the Food Allergy Support Group of Singapore.

Product Details
Publisher : Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)
ISBN-13 : 9789814516693