Adherence to adrenaline autoinjector prescriptions in patients with anaphylaxis

Louise Parke, Annemarie Schaeffer Senders, Carsten Bindslev-Jensen, Annmarie Touborg Lassen, Athamaica Ruiz Oropeza, Susanne Halken, Sigurd Broesby-Olsen, Henrik Fomsgaard Kjær, Charlotte G. Mortz*

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Abstract

This study evaluates adherence to adrenaline autoinjector prescriptions in a cohort of well-characterized anaphylaxis patients. The overall retrieval rate was 76% with the highest rate in patients with severe anaphylaxis. Special attention is needed in patients with unknown elicitors and in young adults, comprising the largest proportion of non-Adherent patients. Trial registration No intervention performed. Retrospective data used with permission from the Danish Data Protection Agency and Regional Committees on Health Research Ethics

Original languageEnglish
Article number59
JournalClinical and Translational Allergy
Volume9
Number of pages5
ISSN2045-7022
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 8. Nov 2019

Keywords

  • Adherence
  • Adrenaline auto-injector
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Drug allergy
  • Food allergy
  • Mastocytosis
  • Prescription
  • Sampson's severity score
  • Venom allergy

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