Approaches of Improving Food Allergy Knowledge: Children with food allergy’s quality of life
Keywords:Food allergy, children, nursery employees, knowledge
The food allergy commonly affected many people regardless of their age, especially among children. Their life could be dangerous if they are exposed to the food allergen because it will lead to life-threatening. Therefore, the nursery employees need to take extra precaution when dealing with children with food allergy as compared to ordinary children. Thus, this paper warrants to assess the knowledge of the person handling the food allergy children and determination of several approaches is needed to improve their understanding of managing this susceptible population.
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