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Table 5 Subjects and questions in which the teachers made the most mistakes ex-ante

From: Food allergies in school: design and evaluation of a teacher-oriented training action


Correct answer

Wrong answer%

First aid


Self-injectable adrenaline should be administered…

Using a syringe, directly through the clothes (e.g. trousers)


Where should adrenaline ideally be injected?

In the muscle on the side of the thigh


The adrenaline normally used for emergencies in the case of anaphylactic shock with a self-injecting syringe …

Has a fixed dose


Is a teacher allowed to administer adrenaline to a child suffering from anaphylactic shock?

Yes, provided that s/he has been duly trained and authorised by the child’s parents


In case of anaphylactic shock with breathing difficulty and/or dropping of the blood pressure what is the drug of choice which should be used?



Dose and development over time


With age food allergies …

May disappear


If you are hypersensitive to a certain type of food …

It is possible that as you grow older the allergy may disappear


The dose which triggers a food allergy in an allergic subject …

Depends on the patient


Milk-related allergy and intolerance


To cure a patient who is intolerant to lactose, the best strategy is …

Avoiding the type of food or ingredient to which s/he is intolerant


Milk may cause …

Both intolerance and allergy


Intolerance to milk is due to …

Sugar (lactose) in the milk