Primary school teachers' knowledge about and attitudes toward anaphylaxis.

@article{Ercan2012PrimaryST,
  title={Primary school teachers' knowledge about and attitudes toward anaphylaxis.},
  author={Hulya Ercan and Ahmet Oğuzhan Ozen and Hande {\"O}zg{\"u}n Karatepe and Mustafa Berber and Reha Cengizlier},
  journal={Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology},
  year={2012},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={
          428-32
        }
}
BACKGROUND One in 10,000 children experiences an anaphylactic attack, every year. It has been demonstrated that 82% of these attacks occur in children of school age and that most of the attack-related deaths have occurred in schools. In this study, we aimed to investigate primary school teachers' knowledge about and attitudes toward anaphylaxis. METHOD A total of 237 teachers were questioned: 91 working in elementary state schools and 146 in private schools. A questionnaire was completed to… CONTINUE READING
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