Pediatric Professional Committee of China Medical Education Association launched the Children's Allergy Education Manual

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With the development of society, allergies have become a heavy threat to modern human health. Especially children's allergies, because the allergen is not clear for a while, often make children caught off guard, parents helpless, severe allergies and even affect the normal growth and development of children. On the occasion of the World Allergic Disease Day on July 8 this year, the "Children's Allergy Education Manual" produced by the Pediatric Professional Committee of the China Medical Education Association was launched simultaneously through online and offline channels.

It is understood that the manual focuses on the experience and wisdom of experts in the field of children's allergy, and covers the contents and knowledge of eight key parts of children's allergy. The manual will be jointly with Ping An Good Doctor, Zhihu, Neptunus, Yixintang and many other institutions, and will be released online and offline at the same time. The public can easily obtain it through multiple channels.

 Children's Allergy Education Manual for Allergic Families to Comprehensively Popularize Basic Allergy Knowledge

It is reported that allergic diseases include allergic rhinitis, asthma, eczema, urticaria, conjunctivitis, food allergies, drug allergies and severe allergic reactions. Allergies in children mainly occur on the skin, upper and lower respiratory tract and digestive tract. The usual early allergic symptoms are eczema and allergic gastroenteritis of the skin. If the allergy is not controlled in time, the symptoms will gradually worsen, allergic rhinitis, bronchitis, until the emergence of asthma.

Professor Shen Kunling, chairman of the Pediatric Professional Committee of the China Medical Education Association, said that at present, the incidence of allergic diseases in children in China is on a par with that in the world, with an average of 40 out of every 100 children suffering from allergic diseases. However, the level of clinical diagnosis and treatment of children's allergy and the cognitive level of parents are still low, and it is difficult for parents to correctly identify the symptoms of allergy and seek corresponding solutions. While strengthening the education of children's allergy diagnosis and treatment for Chinese doctors, it is also necessary to strengthen parents' understanding and basic knowledge of allergy.

In 2005, the World Allergy Organization (WAO) designated July 8 each year as World Allergic Disease Day, aiming to prevent allergic reactions and allergic asthma by enhancing the awareness of the whole people on allergic diseases. In 2017, the Pediatric Committee of the China Medical Education Association, with the support of Bayer, launched the "Child Allergy Physician Training Project Demonstration Meeting". By building a training platform for Chinese child allergists, it will come from children's Junior College hospitals, children's respiratory departments, and children's otolaryngology. The young and middle-aged backbone doctors in the department are the first-line core force for the treatment of children's allergies, and bring professional education and training in the diagnosis, treatment of children's allergic diseases.

July 8 this year is the 14th World Allergy Day. The "Children's Allergy Education Manual" was released at this time to fully popularize the basic knowledge of allergies for allergic families. Shen Kunling introduced that the book invites doctors in children's allergy, otolaryngology, dermatology, and respiration to write. The content covers what is an allergy, why babies are allergic, common allergic diseases in children, and the care and prevention of children's allergies. Issues of concern to parents. These experiences and knowledge will help allergic families get professional and effective help in time and overcome allergies in the first time.

  Allergy prevention and treatment life is exquisite, medication must be symptomatic

Shen Kunling said that whether a baby will be allergic mainly depends on two factors: first, the baby itself has an allergic constitution, which is related to heredity; second, the baby with an allergic constitution happens to be exposed to an allergen. For children with allergies, the first thing to do is to find the cause of the allergy, and then try to avoid it. In terms of diet, do not eat allergenic foods and treat foods that have not been tried with caution. Wear, choose loose and comfortable cotton fabrics and natural skin care products; When staying at home, the environment is clean and ventilated, regularly wash and dry sheets and quilt covers, and do not play with pets. When going out, avoid pollen season and dress first. If the child has a nose or skin allergy, the need for timely symptomatic use of anti-allergic drugs. Children's drug selection should be very careful, as far as possible the use of children's special drugs. Allergy is a disease of the systemic immune system, which needs to be treated for the root cause and can work quickly to help the baby control allergic reactions in time. Children's anti-allergy, can choose oral anti-allergic drugs, in order to make the baby more easily accept the drug, recommend fruit syrup type sweet taste of anti-allergic drugs.

He Yong, General Manager of Bayer Health Consumer Products China, said, "Bayer has been deeply involved in China for 25 years and continues to invest in all-round solutions in the field of anti-allergy. This time, we have joined hands with the China Medical Education Association to release the Children's Allergy Education Handbook to provide parents with one-stop knowledge education and answers, which is also Bayer's new contribution to a healthy China."