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Management of penicillin allergy in primary care: a qualitative study with patients and primary care physicians

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Six percent of patients are allergic to penicillin according to their medical records. While this designation protects a small number of truly allergic patients from serious reactions, those who are incorrectly labelled may be denied access to recommended first line treatment for many infections. Removal of incorrect penicillin allergy may have positive health consequences for the individual and the general population.

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12875-021-01465-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-0163-1547
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Trinity College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-0102-3453
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
BMC Family Practice More from this journal
Volume:
22
Article number:
112
Publication date:
2021-06-11
Acceptance date:
2021-05-20
DOI:
EISSN:
1471-2296
Pmid:
34116641
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1182662
Local pid:
pubs:1182662
Deposit date:
2021-09-24

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