Adverse reporting on adverse reactions

Bains, Namrata
February 1999
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/09/99, Vol. 160 Issue 3, p350
Academic Journal
Editorials. Raises the question of whether or not there is an epidemic of deaths in Canadian hospitals from adverse drug reactions. Details of a study compiled by the Canadian Institute for Health Information; Discharge records which were examined; Calculations of the overall incidence of deaths in Canadian hospitals due to adverse drug reactions; How a separate study revealed different findings.


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