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Monica Zolezzi, Nirasha Parsotam
Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are a significant cause of morbidity and mortality and contribute to the incidence of adverse events, resulting in increased healthcare costs. Healthcare providers need to understand their role and responsibility in the detection, management, documentation, and reporting of ADRs, all essential activities for optimizing patient safety. The purpose of this article is to summarize findings from important ADR literature reviews and describe the components, and extent of participation, of the national ADR reporting program available in New Zealand...
September 2005: Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management
Hanna Gyllensten, Clas Rehnberg, Anna K J├Ânsson, Max Petzold, Anders Carlsten, Karolina Andersson Sundell
OBJECTIVES: To estimate the cost of illness (COI) of individuals with self-reported adverse drug events (ADEs) from a societal perspective and to compare these estimates with the COI for individuals without ADE. Furthermore, to estimate the direct costs resulting from two ADE categories, adverse drug reactions (ADRs) and subtherapeutic effects of medication therapy (STE). DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. SETTING: The adult Swedish general population...
June 20, 2013: BMJ Open
Munir Pirmohamed, Sally James, Shaun Meakin, Chris Green, Andrew K Scott, Thomas J Walley, Keith Farrar, B Kevin Park, Alasdair M Breckenridge
OBJECTIVE: To ascertain the current burden of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) through a prospective analysis of all admissions to hospital. DESIGN: Prospective observational study. SETTING: Two large general hospitals in Merseyside, England. PARTICIPANTS: 18 820 patients aged > 16 years admitted over six months and assessed for cause of admission. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Prevalence of admissions due to an ADR, length of stay, avoidability, and outcome...
July 3, 2004: BMJ: British Medical Journal
Chen Wu, Chaim M Bell, Walter P Wodchis
BACKGROUND: The rapid rise in the availability and use of pharmaceutical agents, and particularly polypharmacy, directly increases the risk for patients to experience adverse drug reactions (ADRs). There are few studies on the overall incidence and costs of ADRs. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to estimate the incidence and costs of emergency department (ED) visits related to ADRs for patients greater than 65 years of age using administrative data, and to describe risk factors for experiencing severe ADRs...
September 1, 2012: Drug Safety: An International Journal of Medical Toxicology and Drug Experience
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