Background

We are part of a project to help primary care health care workers become more involved in their treatment, and we would be grateful if you would take a couple of minutes to fill out this form to gauge your present level of comfort and knowledge managing allergies.

 

* 1. Postcode of your practice

* 2. YOUR CONFIDENCE IN MANAGING CHILDREN WITH ALLERGIES
As a healthcare provider, how do you feel about the following statements:

  strongly agree agree neutral disagree strongly disagree
I feel confident providing general advice to patients presenting with allergies (and their parents)
I feel confident providing advice on milk substitutes to parents of children presenting with cow's milk protein allergy
I feel confident checking the parents' competence of patients to whom I am providing repeat prescriptions for adrenaline auto-injectors e.g. EpiPens 
I feel confident providing advice on reintroducing foods to check if patients have outgrown their food allergies
YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE NATURAL HISTORY, ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF CHILDREN WITH ALLERGIES
Please tick all answers you think are CORRECT      

* 3. Which of the following food allergies are children likely to outgrow?

* 4. Which of the following are signs of anaphylaxis and would be an indication for adrenaline?

* 5. In treating a patient with anaphylaxis, adrenaline should be administered . . . 

* 6. Which milk formula would you choose in a 3 month old infant presenting with allergy to cow's milk?

* 7. Which of the following predicts a higher risk of future anaphylaxis to foods?

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