Prognosis of Penicillin allergy
Prognosis of Penicillin allergy: Most cases respond well to cessation of use of the drug and supportive measures. Cases involving anaphylactic reactions need immediate hospital treatment to prevent serious complications or even death. ...see also Overview of Penicillin allergy
Onset of Penicillin allergy: Symptoms may be immediate or delayed.
Deaths and Mortality Rates
Deaths from Penicillin allergy: 400 deaths annually among Americans (NIAID)
Estimated mortality rate for Penicillin allergy from prevalence and deaths statistics:
- Deaths: 399 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data:
400 deaths annually among Americans (NIAID))
- Incidence: 5,440,000 (USA prevalence calculated from this data:
2-3% of people (2-3% of hospitalized patients)
- 0.0074% (ratio of deaths to prevalence).
- See also Deaths and Penicillin allergy and Overview of Penicillin allergy.
Penicillin allergy: Research More
The 'prognosis' of Penicillin allergy usually refers to the likely outcome
of Penicillin allergy.
The prognosis of Penicillin allergy
may include the duration of Penicillin allergy, chances of complications of Penicillin allergy,
prospects for recovery, recovery period for Penicillin allergy, survival rates,
and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Penicillin allergy.
Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.
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