Can you prevent adverse drug events after hospital discharge?
- Admissions to hospital caused by adverse drug reactions: cross sectional incidence study. Pouyanne, Pierre; Haramburu, Francoise; Begaud, Bernard; Imbs, Jean Louis // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);04/15/2000, Vol. 320 Issue 7241, p1036
Presents information on a study which calculated the incidence of hospital admissions caused by adverse drug reactions. Estimated number of hospital admissions in France each year caused by adverse drug reactions; Methodology of the study; Results and discussion.
- Potentially Inappropriate Medication in Elderly Hospitalized Patients. Corsonello, Andrea; Pranno, Luigi; Garasto, Sabrina; Fabietti, Paolo; Bustacchini, Silvia; Lattanzio, Fabrizia // Drugs & Aging;2009 Supplement 1, Vol. 26, p31
Balanced and safe prescribing is difficult to achieve in frail older adults with multiple comorbid diseases. This issue is of particular concern, especially in elderly hospitalized patients because hospitalization exposes such individuals to an increased risk of adverse drug reactions (ADRs)....
- Caution: hospitals may be hazardous to your health. Crowe, David // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine;May2004, Issue 259, p60
Reports on the number of hospitalized patients suffering from serious adverse drug reaction in the U.S. Need for awareness about the treatment options with the increasing rate of drug-related errors; Mortality rate from unnecessary surgery and hospital-acquired infections; Limit on the number...
- European Society of Clinical Pharmacy international workshop on patient safety and pharmacy. // Pharmacy World & Science;Oct2010, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p670
No abstract available.
- Hospitalizations for medication conditions on the rise among Americans ages 45 and older. // Healthcare Purchasing News;Dec2010, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p16
The article discusses a report which was released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and which indicates that the number of hospital admissions among Americans ages 45 and older for medication and drug-related conditions doubled...
- Is an information booklet for patients leaving hospital helpful and useful? Sandler, David A.; Mitchell, J.R.A.; Fellows, Alison; Garner, Stephen T. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/1/89, Vol. 298 Issue 6677, p870
Examines the study on the effectiveness of information booklet for discharged patients. Design of the study; Feasibility of the usage of the booklet; Outcome of the study.
- "ANALYSIS OF ADVERSE DRUG REACTION RELATED HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS AND COMMON CHALLENGES ENCOUNTERED IN ADR REPORTING IN A TERTIARY CARE TEACHING HOSPITAL". JAMUNARANI, R.; PRIYA, M. // Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical & Clinical Research;2014 Supplement 1, Vol. 7, p141
Objective: The specific objective of this study is to see the clinical spectrum of Adverse Drug Reaction related hospital admissions in a tertiary care hospital and to identify common challenges encountered in ADR collection process. Methods: We did a cross sectional analytical study for a...
- Adverse events occur after hospital discharge, study finds. Traynor, Kate // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;3/15/2003, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p534
Focuses on side effects observed among patients after they are discharged from hospitals. Percentage showing the drug-related adverse effects; Remedies suggested for the side effects; Problems related to systems in the hospitals.
- Can a standardised procedure influence the process and outcomes of discharge for older hospital... // Age & Ageing;Jan97 Supplement, Vol. 26, p34
Presents an abstract of the study `Can Standardised Procedure Influence the Process and Outcomes of Discharge for Older Hospital Patients?,' by S.M. Peet, S.G. Parker et al, presented during the communications to the autumn meeting of the British Geriatrics Society on October 3-4, 1996 in...