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Failure to acknowledge the allergy status of a patient may have fatal consequences
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Why is it important?
The author emphasizes the importance of allergy status as a medication right to prevent potential medical errors, as well as suggesting the existence of a theory-practice-ethics gap in healthcare
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This page is a summary of: Should known allergy status be included as a medication administration ‘right’?, British Journal of Nursing, November 2019, Mark Allen Group, DOI: 10.12968/bjon.2019.28.20.1292.
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