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Title: Safety of paediatric oral food challenges in a tertiary private hospital.
Authors: Hsiao, Kuang Chi
Tey, Dean
Robinson, M.
Simmons, Joanna
Smart, Joanne
Keywords: Hypersensitivity, Food
Food Hypersensitivity
Allergy, Food
Food Allergy
Relative Risk
Harm Reduction
Patient Safety
Epworth Allergy Specialists, Epworth HealthCare, Richmond, Victoria, Australia.
Issue Date: Sep-2014
Citation: ASCIA 2014 Abstract Index. Internal Medicine Journal, 44: 35–37.
Conference Name: 25th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy.
Conference Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Abstract: Oral food challenges (OFC) are commonly conducted in tertiary Australian public hospitals; however there is a lack of published reports on the safety of administering OFC in the setting of a private hospital. Objective: To describe the risks associated with conducting paediatric OFC in a tertiary private hospital in Melbourne. Method: This is a retrospective database review of paediatric OFC conducted at the Epworth Hospital, Melbourne, over a three-year period between April 2011 and March 2014.
DOI: 10.1111/imj.12548
Type: Conference Paper
Appears in Collections:Internal Medicine

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