Handbook of Non-Drug Interventions (HANDI)

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Dilute apple juice for children rehydration

A-Z interventions and conditions

Traditionally, beverages with high sugar content have been discouraged because of their potential to induce osmotic diarrhoea although recent studies have found this effect to be minimal

Egg allergy prevention

A-Z interventions and conditions

Hen’s egg allergy is the second most common food allergy in infants and young children (cow’s milk is the most common) but most children outgrow egg allergy by adolescence

Feed thickener for infant reflux

A-Z interventions and conditions

A small amount of reflux, regurgitation or posseting is very common in small babies and does not need treatment. More serious reflux can cause pain, poor growth, or oesophageal ulceration

Honey and cough in children with URTI

A-Z interventions and conditions

In general, cough associated with an URTI in children does not require treatment but treatment may be necessary when the cough interferes with sleep

Mother’s kiss: nasal foreign bodies

A-Z interventions and conditions

Children aged 2-5 years have the highest incidence of nasal foreign bodies with some studies suggesting a greater prevalence in boys

Peanut allergy prevention

A-Z interventions and conditions

Almost 3 in every 100 Australian children have a peanut allergy and around 20% of children ‘grow out of it’