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Diagnosis - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

It is important that the diagnosis of a food allergy is made by a medical practitioner with experience in food allergy. Never self-diagnose or rely on anecdotal information for a diagnosis.A person who is suspected of having a food allergy should obtain a referral to see an allergy specialist for correct diagnosis, advice on preventative management and emergency treatment. A referral to a dietitian may also be required, particularly with multiple food allergies.People diagnosed with a potent

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How to give Emerade - Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

How to give Emerade

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Emergency departments | Health and wellbeing | Queensland Government

Information about emergency departments in public hospitals including where they are located, costs, how they work, and what people can expect when visiting.

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Emergency department - what to expect - Better Health Channel

You are treated as soon as possible in an emergency department, but someone who arrived after you may be seen earlier if necessary.

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CPR | National Centre for Farmer Health

When the heart stops pumping, it is known as a cardiac arrest. CPR can be life-saving first aid and will increase an individuals chance of survival. Read more...

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CPR for babies: Aboriginal parents | Raising Children Network

Use this picture guide for Aboriginal parents to find out how to give CPR when a baby is not breathing.

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CPR for newborns and babies: in pictures | Raising Children Network

Get illustrated steps to CPR for babies. Our guide shows you how to do rescue breathing and chest compressions. You can print it out for easy reference.

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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) | Better Health Channel

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for children (over 12 months of age) | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

CPR for children over 12 months There are 7 steps to follow when helping a collapsed person

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for babies (less than 12 months of age) | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

CPR for babies (less than 12 months) There are 7 steps to follow when helping a collapsed person

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