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Increases in anaphylaxis fatalities in Australia from 1997 to 2013

Mullins, R J; Wainstein, B K; Barnes, E H; Liew, W K; Campbell, D E

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BACKGROUND Recent epidemiological studies indicate increases in Australian, UK and US hospital anaphylaxis admission rates. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to determine whether Australian anaphylaxis fatalities are increasing in parallel and to examine the characteristics of fatalities recorded in the National Coronial Information System (NCIS). METHODS Time trends in Australian anaphylaxis fatalities were examined using data derived from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) 1997-2013...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016-08
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/108888
Source: Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology
DOI: 10.1111/cea.12748

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