Parental-reported drug allergy in 6- to 9-yr-old urban schoolchildren.

  title={Parental-reported drug allergy in 6- to 9-yr-old urban schoolchildren.},
  author={F. Bahar Orhan and Taner Karakas and M. Cemal Cakir and Nevzat Akkol and Elif Bahat and Fatma Mujgan Sonmez and Yusuf Gedik},
  journal={Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology},
  volume={19 1},
Epidemiologic studies about the prevalence of adverse drug reactions in children are scarce compared to reports in adults. To assess the prevalence of parental-reported drug allergy in 6- to 9-yr-old urban school children, we performed a cross-sectional study of 6- to 9-yr-old urban children from the eastern Black Sea region of Turkey during the year 2004, using a self-administered questionnaire by parents. Response rate was 81.6% (2855/3500). The prevalence of parental-reported drug allergy… CONTINUE READING


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