Parental attitudes to self-medication by their asthmatic children in the primary school.
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Published by Universityof Central England in Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English

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Thesis (M.Sc.) - University of Central England in Birmingham, 1993.

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By regularly adopting an educational attitude we can have an effect on large sectors of the population, on people who, in turn, may directly influence their friends and family. This aspect is of particular importance with respect to the self-medication of children by their parents or takes cares. Although 73% of parents described their child's asthma as mild or intermittent, 40% of children/adolescents had C-ACT scores ≤ 19, indicating inadequate control, and . E.A. Robinson, Parents' attitudes to self-medication by their asthmatic children Br J Nurs. 3: () A.M. Weathersby, M.L. Lobo, D. Williamson, Parent and student preferences for services in a school-based clinic J Sch Health. () Similarly, caregivers' beliefs toward their child's asthma therapy heavily influence children's adherence to treatment. 12 Common concerns caregivers have toward asthma medications include the safety and long-term side effects of, for example, use of ICS and growth suppression, and dependence on medication. 13, 14 These concerns can inhibit caregivers from adhering consistently to asthma treatment Author: Narmeen Rehman, Mário Morais-Almeida, Ann Chen Wu.

Talk with the parents. At the beginning of the school year, you and the school nurse should gather information from the parents about how to manage their child's asthma in school. Even if you are knowledgeable about asthma, you still will need to learn about this student's asthma profile because asthma is different for each person. The parenting competency framework: learning to be a parent of a child with asthma: USA: 15 mothers: Asthma Age of children not reported: Marshall Living with type 1 diabetes: perceptions of children and their parents: UK: 10 families (child/mother predominantly and child/mother/father) Type 1 diabetes. Children 4–17 years. Miller This policy statement is designed to guide prescribing physicians as well as school administrators and health staff on the administration of medications to children at school. The statement addresses over-the-counter products, herbal medications, experimental drugs that are administered as part of a clinical trial, emergency medications, and principles of student safety. _____ believed that language or the communication between children and more capable others is the primary medium that helps children master culturally meaningful tasks and responsibilities. Vygotsky In _______, when something happens to one family member, the event or episode is viewed as impacting everyone else in the family.

asthma. Try to learn the parents beliefs about and level of understanding of asthma and their feelings about manage-ment of their child s asthma. 21 Misconceptions about the cause of asthma or the effect of medications could make some parents reluctant to adhere to a treatment plan. One study showed that in immigrant Hispanic populations. ) • Medications, including aspirin and beta-blockers (heart or blood pressure medicine) • Sulfites in foods such as dried fruits, wine and beer How is Asthma Diagnosed? Asthma cannot be diagnosed without a breathing test. So, if you think you may have asthma, tell your health care. As a parent, it’s never easy to hear your child express negative thoughts or to see her wallow in feelings like self-doubt, sadness, or anger. Unfortunately, science says it’s natural for people to dwell more on negative thoughts than on positive ones, and this can be even more true for children. This negativity is usually driven by fear, doubt, or shame, which produce stress chemicals in. Talking to primary school children about sex. A Healthy Start to School – a guide for parents of children in their foundation year of school Children – keeping them active. Parenting children through puberty. Puberty is a time of great change for your child, and for you as a parent too.