• Antibiotic allergies often inaccurately documented in tertiary pediatric hospital setting

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Antibiotic allergies frequently were incompletely and inconsistently documented in a tertiary pediatric hospital setting, according to a study presented at the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Hybrid Congress.
    Culprit antibiotics were then prescribed and administered relatively frequently, Annabelle Arnold, DipHE, a clinical nurse specialist in drug allergy in the department of immunology at Perth Children's Hospital in Western Australia, and colleagues wrote.
    The researchers noted that inadequate allergy documentation is rare but can lead to adverse events when
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