Comparison of school food allergy emergency plans to the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network's standard plan.

@article{Powers2007ComparisonOS,
  title={Comparison of school food allergy emergency plans to the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network's standard plan.},
  author={Jill Powers and Martha Dewey Bergren and Lorna Finnegan},
  journal={The Journal of school nursing : the official publication of the National Association of School Nurses},
  year={2007},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={
          252-8
        }
}
Eighty-four percent of children with food allergies have a reaction in school, and 25% of first food reactions occur in schools. An evaluation was conducted comparing food allergy emergency plans to the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network's (FAAN) Food Allergy Action Plan. Of the 94 respondents, 60 provided food allergy emergency plans for comparison. Although two-thirds used food allergy plans, only 15% used the current FAAN plan. Plans were missing essential components, including emergency… CONTINUE READING
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