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A guide to the use of emergency inhalers in schools

Asthma Inhaler use in School
On the 1st of October there was a change in the law regulating medicines in the UK. Schools can now have an emergency reli...
The department of Health has produced a guidance for schools on Emergency inhaler use.
What do schools have to do if they want an emergency inhaler
From 1st October 2014 the Human Medicines  Amendment   No. 2  Regulations 2014 will allow schools to buy salbutamol inhale...
The protocol could be incorporated into a wider medical conditions policy which will be required by Supporting Pupils from...
HOW TO RECOGNISE AN ASTHMA ATTACK
The signs of an asthma attack are    Persistent cough  when at rest      A wheezing sound coming from the chest  when at r...
WHAT TO DO IN THE EVENT OF AN ASTHMA ATTACK
   Keep calm and reassure the child     Encourage the child to sit up and slightly forward     Use the child   s own inhal...
Risks
Salbutamol Salbutamol is a relatively safe medicine, particularly if inhaled, but all medicines can have some adverse effe...

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