…..have eczema and hay fever. Treating a child’s fever is know to have a positive effect on their asthma. Establishing a child’s triggers is vital as it helps develop an asthma plan and allows for the development of strategies to avoid or reduce contact with them. Remember asthma should not be a barrier to activity.
PLEASE NOTE: A severe asthma attack may develop very quickly; however, it can develop over several days.
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Tomorrow we will complete our look at asthma and children…..
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Currently, there are temporary changes to the steps to be followed in resuscitation. These can be found in the video below or by clicking here to see the New Zealand Resuscitation Council temporary guideline recommendation.
Click the link to go to the New Zealand Resuscitation Council Covid-19 recommended modifications for delivering resuscitation whilst the pandemic remains a threat. Click play to see a short video outlining CPR modifications that should be followed during the pandemic.
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