A clinical audit on reporting and documentation of penicillin allergy at the luton and dunstable hospital nhs foundation trust (ldh).
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Poster
- By: AMIN, Wasan (University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, United Kingdom)
- Co-author(s): Hitch, Geeta (University of Hertfordshire, HATFIELD, United Kingdom)
Molai, Shingayi (Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, LUTON, United Kingdom)
Khan, Imran (Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, LUTON, United Kingdom)
Mulla, Rohinton (Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, LUTON, United Kingdom)
Over-reporting of penicillin allergies results in alternative prescribing of antimicrobials which can harm patients and be costly to the NHS. A clinical audit was carried out at LDH to assess the current practice regarding documentation and reporting of penicillin allergy by healthcare professionals as set out by NICE. Data was examined from.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.