penicillin delabeling Archives
Penicillin allergy test recommended for pregnant women
Feb. 16, 2023—Vanderbilt experts say getting rid of unnecessary penicillin allergy labels allows women to receive better treatments for common infections during pregnancy and delivery.
Penicillin delabeling initiative expanding to more patient care areas
Sep. 29, 2022—Efforts to correct mistaken or outdated penicillin allergy records are destined to spread to more patient care areas at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
ICU study confirms safety of delabeling penicillin allergies
Mar. 10, 2022—A Vanderbilt study shows that physicians can safely identify and disprove low-risk penicillin allergies using an oral amoxicillin challenge in consenting patients, even those in the intensive care unit who are recovering from critical illness.