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Penicillin allergy and antimicrobial stewardship

In the video, Dr Neil Powell and Dr Kimberly Blumenthal discuss their motivations for pursuing penicillin allergy delabelling.

In the video above, Neil Powell and Kimberly Blumenthal discuss the interest and motivation for an allergist to pursue efforts in antimicrobial stewardship and penicillin allergy.

In summary, our educators discuss the following topics:

  • Kim’s perspective on drug allergy histories when starting out as an allergist
  • Looking into previous research on allergy delabelling
  • Implementation of penicillin allergy delabelling services and the importance of this for optimal patient antibiotic therapy

Now, we want to hear from you!

Tell us about your experience of allergy delabelling and research in the comments section below. Consider the following points when typing your response:

  • Are you familiar with the current research around penicillin allergy delabelling?
  • Are you aware of delabelling services within your local healthcare system?
  • If so, tell us more about it. How has it impacted patient care as a whole?
  • If not, are you aware of any ongoing research efforts into forming such a service?

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Understanding Penicillin Allergy Assessment and Delabelling

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