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A Guide to Common Respiratory Infections in Children

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36948
IWK. Allergy / Asthma (Chest / Respiratory ) Clinics, IWK. Chest (Asthma) Clinic, IWK. Infectious Disease / Immunology. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0622
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Answers the common questions about respiratory infections in children, such as: colds; epiglottis; sore throat; bronchiolitis; bronchitis; whooping cough; croup.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Allergy / Asthma (Chest / Respiratory ) Clinics
IWK. Chest (Asthma) Clinic
IWK. Infectious Disease / Immunology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Child
Communicable Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Subjects (LCSH)
Communicable diseases in children
Infection in children
Pediatric respiratory diseases
Abstract
Answers the common questions about respiratory infections in children, such as: colds; epiglottis; sore throat; bronchiolitis; bronchitis; whooping cough; croup.
Responsibility
IWK Allergy / Asthma (Chest / Respiratory ) Clinics, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0622
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Hypersecretory Asthma

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36898
IWK. Allergy / Asthma (Chest / Respiratory ) Clinics, IWK. Chest (Asthma) Clinic. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0391
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Hypersecretory asthma is a term used to describe a group of children with asthma who don’t have the typical features of asthma that we see in other children. Children with hypersecretory asthma have a loose, wet sounding, or congested cough rather than the usual dry cough seen in most children with asthma. Wheezing is not a main symptom; in fact, some do not wheeze at all. Fever (often high) and decreased energy and appetite are often associated with flare-ups.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Allergy / Asthma (Chest / Respiratory ) Clinics
IWK. Chest (Asthma) Clinic
Alternate Title
Information for Parents
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Asthma
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Asthma
Respiratory tract diseases
Abstract
Hypersecretory asthma is a term used to describe a group of children with asthma who don’t have the typical features of asthma that we see in other children. Children with hypersecretory asthma have a loose, wet sounding, or congested cough rather than the usual dry cough seen in most children with asthma. Wheezing is not a main symptom; in fact, some do not wheeze at all. Fever (often high) and decreased energy and appetite are often associated with flare-ups.
Responsibility
IWK Allergy / Asthma (Chest / Respiratory ) Clinics, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0391
Zone
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[In French] Qu'est-ce qu'un test de provocation alimentaire?

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36919
IWK. Allergy / Asthma (Chest / Respiratory ) Clinics, IWK. Allergy, IWK. Chest (Asthma) Clinic. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0367-Fr
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In French - what happens during your child's food appointment; how to prepare.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Allergy / Asthma (Chest / Respiratory ) Clinics
IWK. Allergy
IWK. Chest (Asthma) Clinic
Alternate Title
What is a food challenge?
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Food Hypersensitivity - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Food allergy--Diagnosis
Abstract
In French - what happens during your child's food appointment; how to prepare.
Notes
The English version of this pamphlet, PL-0367, is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Allergy / Asthma (Chest / Respiratory ) Clinics, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0367-Fr
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Recurrent Spasmodic Croup

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36897
IWK. Allergy / Asthma (Chest / Respiratory) Clinics. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0390
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Croup is an inflammation of the larynx (voice box), trachea (windpipe), and large airways occurring in young children. The illness may begin with a runny nose, followed several days later by a harsh, barky (seal-like) cough, and hoarse voice. As the windpipe below the voice box narrows, noisy breathing (stridor) occurs as the child breathes in. Symptoms of croup often start suddenly during the night when the child awakens with a cough. Fever frequently is present.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Allergy / Asthma (Chest / Respiratory) Clinics
Alternate Title
Information for Parents
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Croup
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Croup
Respiratory tract diseases
Abstract
Croup is an inflammation of the larynx (voice box), trachea (windpipe), and large airways occurring in young children. The illness may begin with a runny nose, followed several days later by a harsh, barky (seal-like) cough, and hoarse voice. As the windpipe below the voice box narrows, noisy breathing (stridor) occurs as the child breathes in. Symptoms of croup often start suddenly during the night when the child awakens with a cough. Fever frequently is present.
Responsibility
IWK Allergy / Asthma (Chest / Respiratory ) Clinics, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0390
Zone
All Zones
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What is a Food Challenge?

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36886
IWK. Allergy / Asthma (Chest / Respiratory ) Clinics, IWK. Allergy, IWK. Chest (Asthma) Clinic. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0367
Available Online
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what happens during your child's food appointment; how to prepare
Available Online
View Pamphlet
Corporate Author
IWK. Allergy / Asthma (Chest / Respiratory ) Clinics
IWK. Allergy
IWK. Chest (Asthma) Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Food Hypersensitivity - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Food allergy--Diagnosis
Abstract
what happens during your child's food appointment; how to prepare
Notes
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Allergy / Asthma (Chest / Respiratory ) Clinics, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0367
Zone
All Zones
Less detail