Asthma can disrupt sleep, resulting in missed school days, and may affect a child’s ability to participate in sports and other activities. Remember that asthma symptoms in children and adults may differ.
Parents today are more likely than ever to have questions or concerns about the safety of immunizations, and clinicians must be prepared to have effective discussions about the benefits and risks of vaccination.
Children with food allergies often face complications when they head off to school. Educating parents and working with them to create action plans for their child is an important part of creating a safe environment.